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700 PM EDT THU APR 18 2019
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PADUCAH        LGT RAIN  53  51  93 NW10      29.69R 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                  

700 PM EDT THU APR 18 2019
...CENTRAL KENTUCKY...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
MT STERLING*     N/A     77  45  31 SW16G25   29.67F                  
FLEMING/MASON*   N/A     78  49  36 SW9G18    29.66S                  
DANVILLE*        N/A     73  50  43 S15       29.67S                  
LEXINGTON        N/A     76  52  43 S10       29.65S                  
FRANKFORT        N/A     77  52  41 SW13      29.62F                  
LOUISVILLE     CLOUDY    77  54  44 S14G29    29.60F                  
LEBANON*         N/A     75  54  46 S10       29.65S                  
GLASGOW*         N/A     75  52  44 S10G18    29.64F                  
BOWLING GREEN    N/A     76  57  51 S13G24    29.63F                  


700 PM EDT THU APR 18 2019
...SOUTHERN OHIO/WEST VIRGINIA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
COVINGTON      CLOUDY    74  53  48 S10       29.62F                  
COLUMBUS       PTSUNNY   77  50  38 SW16G28   29.63R                  
DAYTON         PTSUNNY   74  53  48 SW16      29.62F                  
WILMINGTON       N/A     73  52  47 SW15G23   29.62F                  
HUNTINGTON       N/A     82  46  28 SW10      29.64F                  
CHARLESTON       N/A     85  37  18 W7        29.65F                  
PINEVILLE*       N/A     80  39  22 MISG      29.79R                  
BECKLEY          N/A     74  46  36 S18G31    29.80S                  
BLUEFIELD        N/A     69  45  41 SW14G31   29.86S                  
LOGAN CO APT*    N/A     82  37  20 VRB6G20   29.69F                  

700 PM EDT THU APR 18 2019
...EASTERN KENTUCKY...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
JACKSON          N/A     79  49  34 S8        29.69F                  
LONDON           N/A     76  51  41 S14G28    29.72S                  
SOMERSET*        N/A     73  45  35 S15G24    29.71S                  
MONTICELLO*      N/A     75  53  46 SE8       29.71S                  
WILLIAMSBURG*    N/A     75  50  41 SW7       29.72F                  
MIDDLESBORO*     N/A     76  54  44 S7G18     29.73F                  
HARLAN APT*      N/A     77  50  39 S6        29.74F                  
PIKE CO APT*     N/A     80  48  32 S9G16     29.70F                  
BIG SANDY APT*   N/A     82  47  29 SW7       29.68F                  
MOREHEAD APT*    N/A     79  46  31 S17G26    29.67S                  
ASHLAND*         N/A     82  49  31 S6G18     29.64F                  


Kentucky Weather Synopsis:

Thu Apr 18 19:16:57 EDT 2019

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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Current weather around the greater Bluegrass region:

700 PM EDT THU APR 18 2019 ...CENTRAL KENTUCKY... CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS MT STERLING* N/A 77 45 31 SW16G25 29.67F FLEMING/MASON* N/A 78 49 36 SW9G18 29.66S DANVILLE* N/A 73 50 43 S15 29.67S LEXINGTON N/A 76 52 43 S10 29.65S FRANKFORT N/A 77 52 41 SW13 29.62F LOUISVILLE CLOUDY 77 54 44 S14G29 29.60F LEBANON* N/A 75 54 46 S10 29.65S GLASGOW* N/A 75 52 44 S10G18 29.64F BOWLING GREEN N/A 76 57 51 S13G24 29.63F


7-Day NWS Hazardous Weather Outlook for central Kentucky:

From the UK ag weather center. Updated: 3 PM Thu Apr 18 2019 this hazardous weather outlook is for portions of south central indiana and central kentucky. .day one...late this afternoon and tonight. multiple rounds of showers and storms will be possible later this afternoon and evening, particularly west of i-65. some of the storms late this afternoon and evening may be capable of gusty winds and heavy rainfall. .days two through seven...friday through wednesday. no hazardous weather is expected at this time. .spotter information statement... spotter activation may be needed today. This hazardous forecast is provided by The National Weather Service.


The Short-Term Forecast for Kentucky:

Western KY ...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... .TONIGHT...Showers. Lows in the mid 40s. North winds around 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent. Central KY .TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent. Eastern KY .TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely late. Lows in the lower 60s. Light winds becoming south around 10 mph late. Chance of rain 70 percent.

7-day Forecast for central Kentucky:

Thu Apr 18 15:16:35 EDT 2019 Fayette- Including the city of Lexington 316 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019 .TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent. .FRIDAY...Cooler. Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. .FRIDAY NIGHT...Showers likely. Lows around 40. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of showers 70 percent. .SATURDAY...Showers likely. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around 10 mph. Chance of showers 70 percent. .SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Near steady temperature in the mid 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. .SUNDAY...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s. .SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. .MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. .MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. .TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. .TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. .WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 50s. .THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s.
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