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=-=-=-=-Ky Severe Weather info Here. -=-=-=-=-=-=-Severe Weather Safety Tips Click Here-=-=-=-=-=- What is UTC time? Click here to find out.... Mouseover to pause!......Kentucky Short-term forecast... Western KY .TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Central KY .TONIGHT...Cloudy. Rain in the evening. Lows in the mid 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent. Eastern KY .REST OF TONIGHT...Patchy fog through the night. Rain until early morning. A chance of rain late. Lows in the upper 30s. Light winds. Chance of rain 80 percent. +_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_ %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% From the UK ag weather center. Updated: 3 PM Thu Jan 17 2019 this hazardous weather outlook is for portions of south central indiana and central kentucky. .day one...tonight. no hazardous weather is expected. .days two through seven...friday through wednesday. a low pressure system will bring periods of heavy rain saturday into saturday evening across the area, particularly in southern kentucky. widespread rainfall amounts of 1-2 inches are expected with locally higher amounts possible. this rainfall could lead to localized flooding on creeks, streams, and low-lying areas, along with rises on some rivers. isolated thunderstorms are possible across southern kentucky, some of which could produce some strong wind gusts. temperatures plummet 20 to 30 degrees saturday night and bitter cold temperatures will continue into monday morning. expect a transition over to snow saturday night. the best chance of measurable snowfall will be across southern indiana and north central and east central kentucky where an inch or two of snow is possible. cold air blasting into the region likely will allow that snow to freeze on area roadways, bringing travel concerns into sunday morning as well as noticeably low wind chills. another cold front will move into the region tuesday, bringing additional rain and snow chances into wednesday. .spotter information statement... spotters are asked to report any flooding saturday as well as precipitation type and and snowfall amounts saturday night. This hazardous forecast is provided by The National Weather Service. ...UK Agricultural Weather Program/Center... Detailed forecast information is available in your Precision Ag Weather forecast here... -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Long-range outlooks here. =-=-=-=-Ky Severe Weather info Here.
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Kentucky Weather Synopsis:

Thu Jan 17 20:31:48 EST 2019

Updated Thursday Evening, January 17, 2019

......Heavy Rain and Flooding Saturday...Sharply Colder Saturday Night with Winter Mix and then Snow...
.........Bitter Cold Sunday thru Monday Morning with BRRR Wind Chills....

Light showers will push off to the east this evening and overnight, leading to dry conditions for the end of the work week. Kentucky will see similar temperatures tomorrow with highs low to middle 40s.

A much stronger system will bring more substantial rain, heavy at times, Friday night into Saturday. Widespread rainfall amounts of 1-2 inches are expected and could lead to localized flooding on creeks, streams, and low-lying areas, along with rises on some rivers.

A changeover to snow is expected from the northwest Saturday afternoon and evening as much colder arctic air arrives behind a strong cold front. Gusty northwest winds will result in wind chill readings in the single digits by late Saturday night and Sunday morning. Some snow accumulation is possible Sunday.

Temperatures plummet 20 to 30 degrees Saturday night and bitter cold temperatures continue into Monday morning. Livestock Cold Stress will plunge into the Emergency Category during this period.Wind chills Sunday will only be from 5-15, and from 3 below to 5 above zero early Monday morning.

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Current weather around the greater Bluegrass region:

800 PM EST THU JAN 17 2019 ...CENTRAL KENTUCKY... CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS MT STERLING* LGT RAIN 39 39 100 SW6 30.04R WCI 35 FLEMING/MASON* CLOUDY 39 39 100 SW8 30.02S FOG WCI 33 DANVILLE* DRIZZLE 41 41 100 S3 30.04S LEXINGTON CLOUDY 43 40 89 SW8 30.02R FOG FRANKFORT CLOUDY 44 42 93 SW7 30.01R LOUISVILLE CLOUDY 45 43 93 SW6 30.03R LEBANON* CLOUDY 43 43 100 S6 30.04R FOG GLASGOW* RAIN 44 43 97 SW3 30.05R BOWLING GREEN CLOUDY 47 45 93 SW5 30.06S FOG


7-Day NWS Hazardous Weather Outlook for central Kentucky:

From the UK ag weather center. Updated: 3 PM Thu Jan 17 2019 this hazardous weather outlook is for portions of south central indiana and central kentucky. .day one...tonight. no hazardous weather is expected. .days two through seven...friday through wednesday. a low pressure system will bring periods of heavy rain saturday into saturday evening across the area, particularly in southern kentucky. widespread rainfall amounts of 1-2 inches are expected with locally higher amounts possible. this rainfall could lead to localized flooding on creeks, streams, and low-lying areas, along with rises on some rivers. isolated thunderstorms are possible across southern kentucky, some of which could produce some strong wind gusts. temperatures plummet 20 to 30 degrees saturday night and bitter cold temperatures will continue into monday morning. expect a transition over to snow saturday night. the best chance of measurable snowfall will be across southern indiana and north central and east central kentucky where an inch or two of snow is possible. cold air blasting into the region likely will allow that snow to freeze on area roadways, bringing travel concerns into sunday morning as well as noticeably low wind chills. another cold front will move into the region tuesday, bringing additional rain and snow chances into wednesday. .spotter information statement... spotters are asked to report any flooding saturday as well as precipitation type and and snowfall amounts saturday night. This hazardous forecast is provided by The National Weather Service.


The Short-Term Forecast for Kentucky:

Western KY .TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Central KY .TONIGHT...Cloudy. Rain in the evening. Lows in the mid 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent. Eastern KY .REST OF TONIGHT...Patchy fog through the night. Rain until early morning. A chance of rain late. Lows in the upper 30s. Light winds. Chance of rain 80 percent.

7-day Forecast for central Kentucky:

Thu Jan 17 15:34:26 EST 2019 Fayette- Including the city of Lexington 334 PM EST Thu Jan 17 2019 .TONIGHT...Cloudy. Rain in the evening. Lows in the mid 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent. .FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s. North winds up to 5 mph. .FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. .SATURDAY...Rain. Highs in the lower 50s. East winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent. .SATURDAY NIGHT...Rain showers possibly mixed with snow showers and freezing rain. Some snow accumulation possible. Lows around 20. North winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent. .SUNDAY...Colder. Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the lower 20s. .SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 6. Wind chill readings 6 below to 4 above zero. .MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 20s. Wind chill readings 7 below to 3 above zero. .MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Near steady temperature in the mid 20s. .TUESDAY...Not as cool. Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 40s. .TUESDAY NIGHT...Rain showers possibly mixed with snow showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. .WEDNESDAY...Rain showers possibly mixed with snow showers. Highs around 40. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Lows in the lower 20s. .THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the mid 30s.
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