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Updated Thursday Evening, April 18, 2019

...Wet & Windy End Of The Week...

As of late afternoon, radar shows showers progressing across Western Kentucky, while the rest of the state remains dry. Temperatures has risen into the 70s and 80s across the eastern half of KY, even hitting 87 in Lawrence County according to the Kentucky Mesonet.

A Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for much of Western Kentucky with more rain on the way. In fact, the showers mentioned above will intensify and move east overnight. Activity continues through Friday and into Saturday. 1 to 2+ inches is still forecast for portions of Western/Central Kentucky and extending northeast into the Bluegrass. The good news is that Sunday will be dry and warmer.

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Regional Hourly Observations For TODD County, Kentucky
Issued at 700 PM EDT THU APR 18 2019
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PADUCAH        LGT RAIN  54  51  90 N10G25    29.68R FOG              
HENDERSON      LGT RAIN  55  54  96 NW17G24   29.67R                  
OWENSBORO      RAIN      63  62  97 W6        29.65S FOG              
HOPKINSVILLE   RAIN      64  64 100 W14       29.65F FOG              
BOWLING GREEN  FAIR      76  57  51 S13G24    29.63F                  
GLASGOW        FAIR      75  52  44 S10G18    29.64F                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 700pm EDT, Thursday April 18, 2019

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 54 degrees west, near 76 degrees central, and near 79 degrees east. Current sky conditions are light rain west, fair central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 43%, and the dew point is near 52 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 34%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, good central, and good east. There is patchy fog west. Winds are from the north at 10 mph with gusts at 25 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. Winds are from the south at 10 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 8 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 79 degrees at Jackson. The lowest temperature is 54 degrees at Paducah.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For TODD County, Kentucky
303 PM CDT Thu Apr 18 2019

 DAY ONE  Through Tonight

Widespread showers with embedded thunderstorms will accompany a 
cold front as it slowly moves southeast across the region through
this evening. Isolated damaging wind gusts cannot be ruled out, 
especially along the Kentucky-Tennessee border.

Heavy rainfall will be the primary concern, and that may lead to 
flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas. Refer to the Flood 
Watch for more details.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation cannot be ruled out along the Kentucky-Tennessee
border this afternoon and evening. Also, reports of flooding and
rainfall totals are appreciated.

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7-Day Forecast For TODD County, KY
246 PM CDT Thu Apr 18 2019

TONIGHT
Showers and a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then showers after midnight. Locally heavy rainfall possible in the evening. Lows in the upper 40s. South winds around 10 mph in the evening shifting to the northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

FRIDAY
Cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers in the afternoon. Highs around 50. Northwest winds around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Rain showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Northwest winds around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. West winds 10 to 15 mph in the evening shifting to the southwest around 5 mph after midnight.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s.

MONDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 70s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s.

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


Medium & Long Range Outlook For TODD County, Kentucky
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   APR 24-28 APR 26-MAY 2    APR       APR-JUN                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal     Normal      Above                      

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Drought Status For TODD 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: UNUSUAL MOIST SPELL   (PDSI=   2.45)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Prospects Above Normal, Some Fields Too Wet  (CMI=   1.78)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  0.94)

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 04-11-2019 to 04-17-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 60 degrees across the state which was 5 degrees warmer than normal and 2 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 71 in the West to 73 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 5 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 50 degrees in the West to 50 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 10 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 86 degrees at JACKSON AIRPORT and the extreme low was 30 degrees at CARBONDALE ASOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.25 inches statewide which was 0.24 inches above normal and 124% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.72 inches, Central 1.28 inches, Bluegrass 1.17 inches and East 0.85 inches, which was 0.58, 0.25, 0.25 and -0.10 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.35 inches at MIDDLESBORO AWOS to a high of 2.63 inches at HICKMAN 2E.

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Almanac Information
Thursday April 18, 2019 the 108th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 11.080000
Distance 0.999719 AU
Rise 06:58 EDT Set 20:18 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:37 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:32 EDT Ends 20:44 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 69 / 46
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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...



APRIL 18TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1880...
More than two dozen tornadoes were reported from Kansas and Arkansas to
Wisconsin and Michigan. More than 100 persons were killed, including 65
persons at Marshfield MO. (David Ludlum)
...1906...
A severe earthquake shook San Francisco, and unusual easterly winds spread
fires destroying the city. (David Ludlum)
...1944...
California experienced its worst hailstorm of record. Damage mounted to two
million dollars as two consecutive storms devastated the Sacramento Valley
destroying the fruit crop. (The Weather Channel)
...1957...
A dust devil near Dracut MA lifted a small child three feet into the air,
and rolled two other children on the ground. Fortunately none of the three
were hurt. The dust devil was accompanied by a loud whistling sound as it
moved westward. (The Weather Channel)
...1970...
Rapid City SD received a record 22 inches of snow in 24 hours. (17th-18th)
(The Weather Channel)

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