Muhlenberg County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Updated Tuesday Evening, January 23, 2018
...Mostly Cloudy & Cooler Today...

Kentucky is roughly 20 degrees cooler than yesterday with the passage of a cold front. As of 430 PM, most of the state sits in the upper 30s to low 40s. Lows tonight will dip into the middle to upper 20s with some stray light wintry precipitation. Not expecting impacts with the warm ground temperatures in place.

After another similar cool day tomorrow, warmer temperatures arrive again for the end of the work week, along with dry conditions.


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Regional Hourly Observations For MUHLENBERG County, Kentucky
Issued at 200 AM EST WED JAN 24 2018
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PADUCAH        FAIR      29  25  85 SW3       30.26F                  
HENDERSON      CLOUDY    35  27  72 NW8       30.27F WCI  29          
OWENSBORO      LGT RAIN  34  29  82 W5        30.27S WCI  30          
HOPKINSVILLE   CLOUDY    37  28  68 CALM      30.26F                  
BOWLING GREEN  CLOUDY    37  28  70 VRB3      30.27S                  
GLASGOW        CLOUDY    34  28  79 NW5       30.26R WCI  30          

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 200am EST, Wednesday January 24, 2018

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 29 degrees west, near 33 degrees central, and near 32 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, cloudy central, and light snow east. In the west, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, fair central, and poor east. Tobacco stripping conditions are favorable west, marginal central, and favorable east. There is patchy fog east. Winds are from the southwest at 3 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 25 degrees central. Winds are from the west at 10 mph with gusts at 21 mph east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light snow. The wind chill is near 24 degrees east. 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 37 degrees at Hopkinsville and Bowling Green. The lowest temperature is 29 degrees at Paducah.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For MUHLENBERG County, Kentucky
312 PM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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7-Day Forecast For MUHLENBERG County, KY
327 PM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

TONIGHT
Cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. West winds around 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s.

SATURDAY
Rain likely. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Rain likely in the evening, then a chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny. A 40 percent chance of rain showers in the morning. Highs in the upper 40s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

Day 1 Precip, Day 2, 5 Day Total, Days 1-5, ALL


Medium & Long Range Outlook For MUHLENBERG County, Kentucky
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                JAN 29-FEB 2 JAN 31-FEB 6    FEB       FEB-APR                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      

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

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:
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Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: NEAR NORMAL           (PDSI=   0.92)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Favorable, Except Still Too Wet In Spots     (CMI=   1.15)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -0.83)

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 01-16-2018 to 01-22-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 32 degrees across the state which was 1 degrees cooler than normal and 4 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 39 in the West to 43 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 4 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 0 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 23 degrees in the West to 22 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 68 degrees at LOUISA 1S and the extreme low was -17 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.29 inches statewide which was 0.54 inches below normal and 35% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.52 inches, Central 0.27 inches, Bluegrass 0.17 inches and East 0.18 inches, which was 0.36, 0.61, 0.55 and 0.67 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.04 inches at MONTICELLO AWOS to a high of 0.78 inches at PADUCAH ASOS.

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Almanac Information
Wednesday January 24, 2018 the 24th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -18.960000
Distance 0.999724 AU
Rise 07:49 EST Set 17:53 EST
Transit Meridian 12:50 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:21 EST Ends 18:20 EST

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 42 / 22
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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...



JANUARY 24TH
HISTORICAL WEATHER FACTS
...1916...
The temperature at Browning MT plunged 100 degrees in just 24 hours, from
44 degrees above zero to 56 degrees below zero. It was a record 24 hour
temperature drop for the U.S. (Weather Channel) (National Severe Storms
Forecast Center)
...1935...
Snowstorms hit the northeastern U.S. and the Pacific Northwest producing
record 24 hour snowfall totals of 23 inches at Portland ME and 52 inches at
Winthrop MA. (David Ludlum)
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