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Regional Hourly Observations For JEFFERSON County, Kentucky
Issued at 900 PM EDT SAT AUG 17 2019
NORTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LOUISVILLE/SDF MOCLDY    88  69  53 S9        29.92S HX  92           
LOUISVILLE/LOU FAIR      87  69  54 S9        29.93R HX  91           
FORT KNOX      FAIR      82  69  65 S5        29.95S                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 900pm EDT, Saturday August 17, 2019

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 84 degrees west, near 83 degrees central, and near 80 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. The livestock heat stress category is danger west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the southwest at 5 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 88 degrees at Louisville International. The lowest temperature is 79 degrees at Somerset.

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Current NOWCAST not available:
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forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For JEFFERSON County, Kentucky
Issued at: Sat Aug 17 19:35:34 EDT 2019

English, Tell City, Corydon, New Albany, Jeffersonville, Lewisport, 
Hawesville, Hardinsburg, Brandenburg, Hartford, Leitchfield, 
Elizabethtown, Shepherdsville, Louisville, La Grange, Bedford, 
Milton, New Castle, Shelbyville, Frankfort, Georgetown, Cynthiana, 
Taylorsville, Lawrenceburg, Versailles, Lexington, Paris, Carlisle, 
Bardstown, Springfield, Harrodsburg, Nicholasville, Winchester, 
Hodgenville, Lebanon, Danville, Lancaster, Richmond, Morgantown, 
Brownsville, Horse Cave, Greensburg, Campbellsville, Liberty, 
Stanford, Russellville, Bowling Green, Franklin, Providence, 
Scottsville, Glasgow, Tompkinsville, Edmonton, Columbia, Jamestown, 
Burkesville, and Albany
735 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019 /635 PM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of south central
Indiana and Central Kentucky.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Thunderstorms will be possible ahead of a weak cold front Tuesday
through Thursday. The storms will be capable of gusty winds and 
heavy rain.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

&&

More information, along with other weather, hydrological and
climate information can be found, at weather.gov/louisville.

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JEFFERSON County, Kentucky Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Advisory

Updated: 310 AM EST THU NOV 12 2009

TODAY (6AM-5PM)

Max Temperature...........................61 degrees.
Precipitation (liq. eq. )...................0.00 inches (No rainfall).
Precipitation area .........................0% of the county expected.
Dewpoints.......................................29 to 34 Degrees.
Min RH (Relative Humidity).........37%.
Wind Speed....................................4 to 10 mph
Winds@3 PM..................................northeast at 10 mph
Spraying Conditions....................favorable
Sky Conditions @9 AM ...............mostly sunny.
RH < 50%........................................ for 7 hours
RH > 80%.........................................for 0 hour
No. of Hours Temp <=32 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 20 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 0 ...............0

The high today (6am-5pm) in Jefferson county, is expected to be near 61 degrees. No rainfall is expected. Temperature will range from near 39 to near 60 degrees. Dewpoints will range from 29 to 34 degrees. These dewpoints will combine with today (6am-5pm)'s temperatures resulting in relative humidity minimum of 37%. Skies will be mostly sunny at 9 AM and mostly sunny at 3 PM. Wind speed will range from 4 to 10 mph during the period. Winds at 3 PM will be out of the northeast at 10 mph, which is favorable spraying conditions in rain-free areas. Relative humidity will be less than 50% for 7 hours and greater than 80% for 0 hour

TONIGHT (6PM-5AM)

Min Temperature...........................38 degrees.
Precipitation (liq. eq. )...................0.00 inches (No rainfall).
Precipitation area .........................0% of the county expected.
Dewpoints.......................................near 34 Degrees.
Max RH (Relative Humidity)........76%.
Wind Speed....................................2 to 8 mph
Winds@3 AM..................................northeast at 3 mph
Spraying Conditions....................favorable
Sky Conditions @12 AM .............clear.
Sky Conditions @3 AM ...............clear.
RH < 50%........................................ for 1 hour
RH > 80%.........................................for 0 hour
No. of Hours Temp <=32 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 20 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 0 ...............0

The low tonight (6pm-5am) in Jefferson county, is expected to be around 38 degrees. No rainfall is expected. Temperature will range from near 41 to near 53 degrees. Dewpoints will be near 34 degrees. These dewpoints will combine with tonight (6pm-5am)'s temperatures resulting in relative humidity maximum of 76%. Skies will be clear at 12 AM and clear at 3 AM. Wind speed will range from 2 to 8 mph during the period. Winds at 3 AM will be out of the northeast at 3 mph, which is favorable spraying conditions in rain-free areas. Relative humidity will be less than 50% for 1 hour and greater than 80% for 0 hour

TOMORROW (6AM-5PM)

Max Temperature...........................64 degrees.
Precipitation (liq. eq. )...................0.00 inches (No rainfall).
Precipitation area .........................0% of the county expected.
Dewpoints.......................................34 to 42 Degrees.
Min RH (Relative Humidity).........41%.
Wind Speed....................................2 to 5 mph
Winds@3 PM..................................southeast at 3 mph
Spraying Conditions....................favorable
Sky Conditions @9 AM ...............mostly sunny.
Sky Conditions @3 PM ...............mostly sunny.
RH < 50%........................................ for 5 hours
RH > 80%.........................................for 2 hours
No. of Hours Temp <=32 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 20 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 0 ...............0

The high tomorrow (6am-5pm) in Jefferson county, is expected to be near 64 degrees. No rainfall is expected. Temperature will range from near 41 to near 64 degrees. Dewpoints will range from 34 to 42 degrees. These dewpoints will combine with tomorrow (6am-5pm)'s temperatures resulting in relative humidity minimum of 41%. Skies will be mostly sunny at 9 AM and mostly sunny at 3 PM. Wind speed will range from 2 to 5 mph during the period. Winds at 3 PM will be out of the southeast at 3 mph, which is favorable spraying conditions in rain-free areas. Relative humidity will be less than 50% for 5 hours and greater than 80% for 2 hours

TOMORROW NIGHT (6PM-5AM)

Min Temperature...........................46 degrees.
Precipitation (liq. eq. )...................0.00 inches (No rainfall).
Precipitation area .........................0% of the county expected.
Dewpoints.......................................42 to 44 Degrees.
Max RH (Relative Humidity)........89%.
Wind Speed....................................2 to 3 mph
Winds@3 AM..................................south at 2 mph
Spraying Conditions....................favorable
Sky Conditions @12 AM .............mostly clear.
Sky Conditions @3 AM ...............mostly clear.
RH < 50%........................................ for 0 hour
RH > 80%.........................................for 3 hours
No. of Hours Temp <=32 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 20 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 0 ...............0

The low tomorrow night (6pm-5am) in Jefferson county, is expected to be around 46 degrees. No rainfall is expected. Temperature will range from near 47 to near 59 degrees. Dewpoints will range from 42 to 44 degrees. These dewpoints will combine with tomorrow night (6pm-5am)'s temperatures resulting in relative humidity maximum of 89%. Skies will be mostly clear at 12 AM and mostly clear at 3 AM. Wind speed will range from 2 to 3 mph during the period. Winds at 3 AM will be out of the south at 2 mph, which is favorable spraying conditions in rain-free areas. Relative humidity will be less than 50% for 0 hour and greater than 80% for 3 hours

72 HOUR SUMMARY

The temperature is expected to be in the range from 38 degrees and 67 degrees. Dewpoints will range from 29 to 47 degrees. No measurable precipitation is expected.


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Kentucky Agricultural Weather Medium-Range Outlook (Based on the MEX Model)

MEDIUM RANGE AG FORECAST:

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MONDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 92 West and 92 Central, to 89 East. Dewpoints will range from 71 to 75 West, 70 to 71 Central, and 68 to 70 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 20 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 inches over 20 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 30 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Monday will fall to 72 West, 74 Central, and 70 East. Skies throughout the day will start out clear and end partly cloudy in the West, start clear and end partly cloudy Central, and start out clear and end partly cloudy East. The maximum livestock stress category will be danger West, danger Central, and danger East. There will be 29 corn growing degree days West, 30 Central, and 28 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 4 and 6 mph , respectively, West, 7 and 10 mph Central, and 0 and 1 mph East.

TUESDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 93 West and 91 Central, to 88 East. Dewpoints will range from 73 to 75 West, 72 to 72 Central, and69 to 70 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 20 % of the area West, 0.01-0.09 inches over 50 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 40 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Tuesday will fall to 74 West, 75 Central, and 70 East. Skies throughout the day will start out partly cloudy and end partly cloudy in the West, start partly cloudy and end partly cloudy Central, and start out clear and end partly cloudy East. The maximum livestock stress category will be emergency West, danger Central, and danger East. There will be 30 corn growing degree days West, 30 Central, and 28 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 4 and 8 mph , respectively, West, 7 and 8 mph Central, and 0 and 1 mph East.

WEDNESDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 85 West and 88 Central, to 82 East. Dewpoints will range from 72 to 69 West, 72 to 68 Central, and 69 to 70 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.01-0.09 inches over 50 % of the area West, 0.10-0.24 inches over 60 % of the area Central, and 0.25-0.49 inches over 70 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Wednesday will fall to 73 West, 74 Central, and 70 East. Skies throughout the day will start out partly cloudy and end partly cloudy in the West, start partly cloudy and end cloudy Central, and start out partly cloudy and end partly cloudy East. The maximum livestock stress category will be no stress West, danger Central, and no stress East. There will be 29 corn growing degree days West, 30 Central, and 26 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 5 and 8 mph , respectively, West, 6 and 17 mph Central, and 2 and 2 mph East.

THURSDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 84 West and 83 Central, to 80 East. Dewpoints will range from 68 to 67 West, 64 to 60 Central, and67 to 65 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 30 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 inches over 20 % of the area Central, and 0.01-0.09 inches over 50 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Thursday will fall to 69 West, 68 Central, and 67 East. Skies throughout the day will start out partly cloudy and end partly cloudy in the West, start cloudy and end partly cloudy Central, and start out cloudy and end partly cloudy East. The maximum livestock stress category will be no stress West, no stress Central, and no stress East. There will be 26 corn growing degree days West, 26 Central, and 24 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 4 and 8 mph , respectively, West, 8 and 8 mph Central, and 2 and 3 mph East.

FRIDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 84 West and 85 Central, to 80 East. Dewpoints will range from 62 to 65 West, 59 to 57 Central, and 60 to 61 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 20 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 inches over 10 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 30 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Friday will fall to 63 West, 63 Central, and 61 East. Skies throughout the day will start out partly cloudy and end partly cloudy in the West, start clear and end partly cloudy Central, and start out clear and end partly cloudy East. The maximum livestock stress category will be no stress West, no stress Central, and no stress East. There will be 24 corn growing degree days West, 24 Central, and 20 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 8 and 7 mph , respectively, West, 8 and 8 mph Central, and 3 and 1 mph East.

SATURDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 87 West and 88 Central, to 83 East. Dewpoints will range from 65 to 67 West, 60 to 60 Central, and 61 to 64 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 30 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 inches over 20 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 40 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Saturday will fall to 66 West, 64 Central, and 63 East. Skies throughout the day will start out partly cloudy and end partly cloudy in the West, start clear and end partly cloudy Central, and start out clear and end clear East. The maximum livestock stress category will be danger West, no stress Central, and no stress East.There will be 26 corn growing degree days West, 25 Central, and 23 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 4 and 7 mph, respectively, West, 6 and 7 mph Central, and 2 and 2 mph East.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Kentucky
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Total Precipitation and Deviation From Normal (in inches)
Valid May 27, 2012

The nearest available weather station for Jefferson County is Louisville:

                      Past 7 days      Past 30 days   Jan 1 - Present
Station             Total     Dev     Total     Dev     Total     Dev
---------------     -----  ------     -----  ------    ------  ------
Louisville           0.00   -1.04      4.72   +0.28     18.26   -0.66
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Drought Status For JEFFERSON County, Kentucky
(Based on the latest Palmer Drought Severity and Crop Moisture Indices)
CENTRAL   KY CLIMATE DIVISION

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:
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Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: NEAR NORMAL           (PDSI=   1.65)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Topsoil Moisture Short, Germination Slow     (CMI=  -0.28)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -0.35)

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
normal. High temperatures averaged from 89 in the West to 86 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from +1 degrees from normal in the West to +1 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 67 degrees in the West to 64 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from +2 degrees from normal in the West to +1 degrees from normal in the East.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.52 inches statewide which was -0.32 inches from normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.47 inches, Central 0.53 inches, Bluegrass 0.38 inches and East 0.65 inches, which was -0.32, -0.33, -0.48 and -0.21 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0 inches at Cape Girardeau to a high of 3.42 inches at Huntington.

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GIS ESTIMATES FOR JEFFERSON COUNTY
Valid July 29, 2013

The GIS estimates are derived by ARC/INFO GIS software for a
central point in the county.  The estimates are calculated from
from 29 weather stations in the Kentucky area.

Precipitation Estimates

                     Last 3   Last 7   Last 14   Last 30     Since
                       Days     Days      Days      Days     Jan 1
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Precip Total           0.03     1.89      2.16      5.77     28.78
Precip Deviation      -0.41     0.87      0.13      1.47      1.66

Temperature Estimates

                     Last 3        Last 7       Last 14       Last 30
                       Days          Days          Days          Days
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Temp Average             71            74            79            77
Temp Deviation           -5            -2             3             1

Soil Temperature Estimates

                                Yesterday
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Avg 4" Sod Soil Temp   	               76

European Corn Borer Degree Days Accumulations

Degree Days                      Forecasted Accumulations
      Total          550      610      750     1660     1740
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       2140         5/10     5/13     5/21     6/28      7/1

Almanac Information
Saturday August 17, 2019 the 229th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 13.180000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 06:55 EDT Set 20:29 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:42 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:29 EDT Ends 20:55 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 86 / 63
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Calculations made for central point in Kentucky
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy

Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
TEMPERATURE is not available
Yesterday's U.S. Highs, Lows , KY's Highs/Lows/Precip, Daily Weather Data, Hourly Weather Data
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
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AUGUST 17TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1915...
A hurricane hit Galveston TX with wind gusts to 120 mph and a twelve foot
storm surge. The storm claimed 275 lives, including forty-two on Galveston
Island, with most deaths due to drowning. Of 250 homes built outside the
seawall (which was constructed after the catastrophic hurricane of 1900),
just ten percent were left standing. (The Weather Channel)
...1969...
Camille, the second worst hurricane in U.S. history, smashed into the
Mississippi coast. Winds gusted to 172 mph at Main Pass Block LA, and to
190 mph near Bay Saint Louis MS. The hurricane claimed 256 lives, and
caused 1.3 billion dollars damage. Several ocean going ships were carried
over seven miles inland by the hurricane. The hurricane produced winds to
200 mph, and a storm surge of 24.6 feet. Complete destruction occurred in
some coastal areas near the eye of the hurricane. (David Ludlum) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
Evening thunderstorms produced severe weather in the Northern and Central
Plains Region. One thunderstorm spawned a tornado near Fairbury NE, along
with baseball size hail and wind gusts to 100 mph, causing severe crop
damage west of town. Ten cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high
temperatures for the date. Syracuse NY hit 97 degrees for the first time in
twenty-two years. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Fifty-five cities, from the Middle Mississippi Valley to the Middle
Atlantic Coast Region, reported record high temperatures for the date.
Beckley WV reported an all-time record high of 96 degrees, and Baltimore MD
hit 104 degrees, marking their thirteenth day of the year with 100 degree
heat. Chicago IL equalled a record with 46 days of 90 degree weather for
the year. Thunderstorms produced severe weather from Wisconsin to New
Jersey. Thunderstorms in New Jersey produced high winds which gusted to 92
mph at Wrightstown, and blew down a circus tent at Lavallette injuring
fourteen persons. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Morning thunderstorms produced three to six inch rains in Oklahoma, and the
Arkalatex area of Arkansas, Texas and Louisiana. Tom OK was soaked with
5.98 inches of rain, and Foreman AR received 5.55 inches. Evening
thunderstorms produced high winds in the Wasatch Front of northern Utah.
Thunderstorm winds gusted to 66 mph at Salt Lake City, and flash flooding
caused up to two million dollars damage to a marina on Lake Powell. (Storm
Data) (The National Weather Summary)

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