McCreary County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis

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Regional Hourly Observations For MCCREARY County, Kentucky
Issued at 100 PM EDT SUN MAY 26 2019
JACKSON        FAIR      85  69  58 VRB3      30.14F                  
LONDON         FAIR      86  66  51 W13G23    30.14F                  
SOMERSET       FAIR      82  63  51 W13       30.14F                  
MIDDLESBORO    PTSUNNY   87  65  48 NW8       30.16F                  
MONTICELLO     PTSUNNY   86  66  51 W23       30.15F                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 100pm EDT, Sunday May 26, 2019

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 83 degrees west, near 87 degrees central, and near 85 degrees east. Current sky conditions are light rain west, fair central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 46%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, good central, and fair east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the southwest at 12 mph with gusts at 22 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. Winds are from the southwest at 14 mph with gusts at 23 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are variable at 3 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 89 degrees at Bowling Green. The lowest temperature is 77 degrees at Owensboro.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For MCCREARY County, Kentucky
1055 AM EDT Sun May 26 2019

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Thunderstorms will be possible at times from Thursday through
Friday, mainly during the afternoon and evening hours.


Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For MCCREARY County, KY
1010 AM EDT Sun May 26 2019

Warm, sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Light winds becoming west around 10 mph during the afternoon.

Partly cloudy. Patchy valley fog toward dawn. Lows in the upper 60s. Light winds.

Warm. Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Light winds.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. Light winds.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.

Hot. Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 90s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.

Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 80s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For MCCREARY County, Kentucky
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                MAY 31-JUN 4  JUN 2-JUN 8    JUN       JUN-AUG                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      

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Drought Status For MCCREARY County, Kentucky
(Based on the latest Palmer Drought Severity and Crop Moisture Indices)

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:

Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: UNUSUAL MOIST SPELL   (PDSI=   2.37)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL

Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:

Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Favorable For Normal Growth And Fieldwork    (CMI=   0.21)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -0.50)

Note: Due to rainfall variability within each climate division, check Precip Reports/GIS Estimates and the Kentucky Climate Summary for the latest moisture information for this county.

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Kentucky Climate Summary
Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 05-19-2019 to 05-25-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 74 degrees across the state which was 8 degrees warmer than normal and 12 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 84 in the West to 85 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 7 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 65 degrees in the West to 62 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 8 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 10 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 93 degrees at BURKESVILLE 3W and the extreme low was 48 degrees at ALEXANDRIA 5NW.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.46 inches statewide which was 0.65 inches below normal and 41% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.97 inches, Central 0.29 inches, Bluegrass 0.53 inches and East 0.05 inches, which was 0.13, 0.87, 0.54 and 1.07 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at BARBOURVILLE 3E to a high of 4.16 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS.

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Almanac Information
Sunday May 26, 2019 the 146th Day of Year

Declination 21.250000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:20 EDT Set 20:51 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:35 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:51 EDT Ends 21:21 EDT

Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 81 / 58

Calculations made for central point in Kentucky
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy

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Weather History...

A famous Virginia flood occurred as heavy rains in the mountains brought
all rivers in the state to record high levels. (Sandra and TI Richard
Sanders - 1987)
A tornado (unofficially F2) moved along a five mile long path 
east of Jeffersonville IN (Clark County). The Louisville 
weather office's log book simply read, Partly cloudy, and 
threatening during the greater portion of the day. Shower, 
11.56am12.04 pm; amount, .05. While rain was falling, a few 
indistinct, distant peals of thunder were heard. (NWS Louisville)
A tornado touched down near Louisiana MO about noon and remained on the
ground for a distance of 293 miles, finally lifting seven hours and twenty
minutes later in eastern Jennings County IN. The twister cut a swath of
destruction two and a half miles wide through Mattoon IL. There were 101
persons killed in the tornado, including 53 at Mattoon, and 38 at
Charleston IL. Damage from the storm totalled 2.5 million dollars. (David
An F2 tornado was spotted in Simpson County. (NWS Louisville)
A slow moving nor-easter battered New England with high 
winds, heavy rain, and record late season snow on this day. 
Winds 70 to 90 mph in gusts occurred along the coast. Over 7 
inches of rain fell at Nantucket, Massachusetts with 6.57 
inches falling in 24 hours to set a new 24 hour rainfall 
record. 24.9 inches of snow fell at Mount Washington, New 
Hampshire to set a new May snowfall record. (NWS Louisville)
An F2 tornado struck Smiths Grove (Warren County). A barn was 
destroyed and another damaged. (NWS Louisville)
A tornado produced F1 damage along a four mile long path 
through Allen County, resulting in a quarter million dollars 
in damage. An F1 tornado was on the ground for 6 miles in 
Simpson County. (NWS Louisville)
Lightning struck and damaged two homes in Louisville. (NWS Louisville)

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