Webster County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Updated Monday, October 232, 2017
...Rainy Today, Cooler This Week....

Scattered rain ending in the west today. Widespread rainfall to move across central and eastern Kentucky through the morning hours, becoming more scattered later this afternoon. Between 1 and 2 inches is expected. A cold front will sweep through as well bringing much cooler air through this week. Shower chances will continue tonight and into parts of Tuesday.

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Regional Hourly Observations For WEBSTER County, Kentucky
Issued at 900 AM EDT MON OCT 23 2017
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PADUCAH        LGT RAIN  53  50  89 W8        29.87S FOG              
HENDERSON      CLOUDY    54  52  93 W9        29.84R                  
OWENSBORO      CLOUDY    55  54  96 W14G21    29.82S FOG              
HOPKINSVILLE   CLOUDY    55  55 100 W12       29.86S                  
BOWLING GREEN  PTSUNNY   63  62  97 NE10      29.79F                  
GLASGOW        LGT RAIN  60  60 100 SE6       29.85S                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 900am EDT, Monday October 23, 2017

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 53 degrees west, near 62 degrees central, and near 64 degrees east. Current sky conditions are light rain west, heavy rain central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, poor central, and fair east. Tobacco stripping conditions are favorable west, favorable central, and marginal east. There is patchy fog west and central. Winds are from the west at 8 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the west at 23 mph with gusts at 33 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and heavy rain. Winds are variable at 6 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 64 degrees at Louisville International, London, and Jackson. The lowest temperature is 53 degrees at Paducah.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For WEBSTER County, Kentucky
339 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday

Scattered frost is possible late Tuesday night into early
Wednesday morning  especially in southeast Missouri. 

We could encounter our first freeze of the season late Saturday 
night into early Sunday morning.

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Spotter activation will not be needed.

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7-Day Forecast For WEBSTER County, KY
759 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

TODAY
Cloudy with scattered showers. Highs in the lower 60s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds around 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Areas of frost in the morning. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the mid 30s.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower 50s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers in the evening. Lows in the lower 30s.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For WEBSTER County, Kentucky
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                OCT 28-NOV 1 OCT 30-NOV 5    NOV       NOV-JAN                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Below     Normal     Normal                      

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Drought Status For WEBSTER 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=   0.96)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Moisture Adequate For Present Needs          (CMI=   0.75)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  0.36)

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 10-16-2017 to 10-22-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 58 degrees across the state which was 1 degrees warmer than normal and 10 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 73 in the West to 71 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 46 degrees in the West to 43 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 0 degrees from normal in the West to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 83 degrees at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS and the extreme low was 33 degrees at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.07 inches statewide which was 0.63 inches below normal and 10% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.17 inches, Central 0.01 inches, Bluegrass 0.00 inches and East 0.09 inches, which was 0.59, 0.7, 0.65 and 0.58 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at ALEXANDRIA 5NW to a high of 0.72 inches at HICKMAN 2E.

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Almanac Information
Monday October 23, 2017 the 296th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -11.810000
Distance 0.999722 AU
Rise 07:56 EDT Set 18:49 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:22 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:30 EDT Ends 19:15 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 67 / 44
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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...



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OCTOBER 23RD
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1761...
A hurricane struck southeastern New England. It was the most violent in
thirty years. Thousands of trees blocked roads in Massachsuetts and Rhode
Island. (David Ludlum)
...1843...
"Indian Summer" was routed by cold and snow that brought sleighing from the
Poconos to Vermont. A foot of snow blanketed Haverhill NH and Newberry VT,
and 18 to 24 inches were reported in some of the higher elevations. Snow
stayed on the ground until the next spring. (22nd-23rd) (Sandra and TI
Richard Sanders - 1987) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Thirteen cities in the southeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures
for the date. It marked the sixth record low of the month for Greer SC and
Columbia SC, and the ninth of the month for Montgomery AL. Showers and
thunderstorms deluged Corpus Christi TX with five inches of rain.
Winnemucca NV reported their first measurable rain in ninety-two days,
while Yakima WA reported a record 96 days in a row without measurable
rainfall. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Denver CO reported their first freeze of the autumn, and Chicago IL
reported their first snow. In Texas, afternoon highs of 93 degrees at
Austin and San Antonio were records for the date. (The National Weather
Summary)
...1989...
A storm moving out of the Gulf of Alaska brought rain and high winds to the
Central Pacific Coast Region. High winds in Nevada gusted to 67 mph at
Reno, and thunderstorms around Redding CA produced wind gusts to 66 mph.
Locally heavy rains in the San Francisco area caused numerous mudslides,
adding insult to injury for earthquake victims. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)

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