Menifee County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Regional Hourly Observations For MENIFEE County, Kentucky
Issued at 1200 PM EST SUN FEB 18 2018
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      FAIR      45  35  68 SE8       30.34F                  
COVINGTON      FAIR      39  32  76 E7        30.35F WCI  34          
FRANKFORT      FAIR      44  33  65 VRB7      30.34F                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 1200pm EST, Sunday February 18, 2018

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 46 degrees west, near 45 degrees central, and near 46 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. Winds are from the southeast at 8 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 3 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category west, no stress category central, and no stress category east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 47 degrees at Owensboro and Bowling Green. The lowest temperature is 39 degrees at Covington.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For MENIFEE County, Kentucky
417 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

High water is expected along portions of the Kentucky, Red, and 
Cumberland River basins today and tonight.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

High water is expected along portions of the Kentucky, Red, and 
Cumberland River basins on Monday. 

Thunderstorms are possible Wednesday into Wednesday evening. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

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7-Day Forecast For MENIFEE County, KY
1056 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

REST OF TODAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Light winds.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear in the evening, then a slight chance of rain showers. Rain showers late. Lows around 40 in the valleys and in the upper 40s on the ridges. Light winds becoming south around 10 mph late. Chance of rain 80 percent.

WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
Warm. Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning, then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. South winds around 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds around 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s.

WEDNESDAY
Showers and a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 90 percent.

THURSDAY
Showers. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 50s.

SATURDAY
Cloudy with showers likely. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For MENIFEE County, Kentucky
                             KENTUCKY                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   FEB 23-27 FEB 25-MAR 3    FEB       FEB-APR                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      

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Drought Status For MENIFEE County, Kentucky
(Based on the latest Palmer Drought Severity and Crop Moisture Indices)
EASTERN   KY CLIMATE DIVISION

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:
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Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: UNUSUAL MOIST SPELL   (PDSI=   2.24)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Excessively Wet, Some Fields Flooded         (CMI=   4.13)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  3.33)

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 02-11-2018 to 02-17-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 47 degrees across the state which was 10 degrees warmer than normal and 12 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 53 in the West to 57 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 9 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 38 degrees in the West to 42 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 10 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 17 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 77 degrees at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 19 degrees at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 2.34 inches statewide which was 1.43 inches above normal and 258% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.55 inches, Central 2.17 inches, Bluegrass 2.62 inches and East 3.01 inches, which was 0.54, 1.18, 1.84 and 2.16 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 1.07 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS to a high of 4.71 inches at BARBOURVILLE 3E.

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Almanac Information
Sunday February 18, 2018 the 49th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -11.280000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:24 EST Set 18:21 EST
Transit Meridian 12:52 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 06:58 EST Ends 18:47 EST

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 48 / 26
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Weather History...



FEBRUARY 18TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1899...
While much of the central and eastern U.S. was recovering from the most
severe cold wave of modern history, the temperature at San Francisco soared
to 80 degrees to establish a record for month of February. (David Ludlum)
...1959...
Some of the higher elevations of California were in the midst of a five day
storm which produced 189 inches of snow, a single storm record for North
America. (13th-19th) (David Ludlum)
...1987...
A small but intense low pressure system combined with northerly upslope
winds to produce eight inches of snow in five hours at Meeteetsie WY,
located southeast of Cody. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms soaked the Central Gulf Coast Region with heavy rain. Totals
in southern Louisiana ranged up to 8.50 inches near the town of Ridge, with
6.55 inches at Plaguemine. Thunderstorms in northern Florida drenched
Apalachicola with 5.41 inches of rain in 24 hours, and produced wind gusts
to 75 mph at Mayo. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Low pressure off the coast of North Carolina brought freezing rain and
heavy snow to Virginia and the Carolinas. Snowfall totals in Virginia
ranged up to 18 inches at Franklin. Freezing rain reached a thickness of
two inches around Charlotte NC. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1990...
An intense but slow moving Pacific storm worked its way across Utah over a
two day period. The storm blanketed the valleys with 4 to 12 inches of
snow, and produced up to 42 inches of snow in the mountains. Heavy snow
also fell across northern Arizona. Williams received 22 inches of snow, and
12 inches was reported along the south rim of the Grand Canyon. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
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