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900 PM EST THU JAN 17 2019
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PADUCAH        CLOUDY    46  41  82 NW5       30.11R                  
HENDERSON      CLOUDY    42  39  89 NW9       30.10R                  
OWENSBORO      CLOUDY    44  41  89 NW10      30.08R                  
HOPKINSVILLE   CLOUDY    46  46 100 W5        30.07R                  
BOWLING GREEN  CLOUDY    47  45  93 SW3       30.07R FOG              
GLASGOW        CLOUDY    44  43  97 W3        30.06R FOG              

900 PM EST THU JAN 17 2019
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      CLOUDY    44  41  89 SW7       30.02S FOG              
COVINGTON      LGT RAIN  39  38  96 W8        29.99R VSB 3/4 WCI  33  
FRANKFORT      CLOUDY    44  43  96 W5        30.01S                  


900 PM EST THU JAN 17 2019
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      CLOUDY    44  41  89 SW7       30.02S FOG              
COVINGTON      LGT RAIN  39  38  96 W8        29.99R VSB 3/4 WCI  33  
FRANKFORT      CLOUDY    44  43  96 W5        30.01S                  

900 PM EST THU JAN 17 2019
SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
JACKSON        LGT RAIN  40  39  97 VRB3      30.02F FOG              
LONDON         LGT RAIN  41  41 100 S3        30.05S FOG              
SOMERSET       DRIZZLE   41  41 100 CALM      30.07S                  
MIDDLESBORO    CLOUDY    40  40 100 S3        30.09S                  
MONTICELLO     LGT RAIN  45  44  97 W14       30.07S                  


Kentucky Weather Synopsis:

Thu Jan 17 21:13:09 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:

900 PM EST THU JAN 17 2019 NORTHEAST KENTUCKY CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS LEXINGTON CLOUDY 44 41 89 SW7 30.02S FOG COVINGTON LGT RAIN 39 38 96 W8 29.99R VSB 3/4 WCI 33 FRANKFORT CLOUDY 44 43 96 W5 30.01S


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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