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Regional Hourly Observations For LEWIS County, Kentucky
Issued at 500 AM EDT THU MAY 23 2019
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      FAIR      70  58  65 S8        30.11R                  
COVINGTON      CLOUDY    69  65  86 S7        30.06S                  
FRANKFORT      FAIR      71  60  68 S5        30.08R                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 500am EDT, Thursday May 23, 2019

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 77 degrees west, near 70 degrees central, and near 69 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy west, fair central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the south at 7 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 8 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 77 degrees at Paducah and Louisville International. The lowest temperature is 63 degrees at London.

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Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For LEWIS County, Kentucky
Issued at: Thu May 23 05:00:24 EDT 2019

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Thunderstorms will move across the area this morning. Some strong
winds gusts will be possible. Additional thunderstorms will develop
this afternoon. The afternoon storms will have the potential of
producing damaging straight-line winds and large hail.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be required this afternoon.

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NWS Experimental Point Forecasts (5 km x 5 km grid for Kentucky): West, Central, East

LEWIS County, Kentucky Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Advisory

Updated: 1000 AM EST THU NOV 12 2009

TODAY (6AM-5PM)

Max Temperature...........................0 degrees.
Precipitation (liq. eq. )...................0.00 inches (No rainfall).
Precipitation area .........................0% of the county expected.
Dewpoints.......................................near 30 Degrees.
Min RH (Relative Humidity).........57%.
Wind Speed..........near 8 mph
Winds@4 .................................. at mph
Spraying Conditions....................favorable
Skies will be .
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 Lewis county, is expected to be near 0 degrees. No rainfall is expected. Temperature will be near 44 degrees. Dewpoints will be near 30 degrees. These dewpoints will combine with today (6am-5pm)'s temperatures resulting in relative humidity minimum of 57 minimum of 57%. Skies will be . Wind speed will be near 8 mph during the period. Winds at 4 will be out of the at 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...........................0 degrees.
Precipitation (liq. eq. )...................0.00 inches (No rainfall).
Precipitation area .........................0% of the county expected.
Dewpoints.......................................near 30 Degrees.
Max RH (Relative Humidity)........57%.
Wind Speed..........near 8 mph
Winds@4 .................................. at mph
Spraying Conditions....................favorable
Sky Conditions
Sky Conditions
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 tonight (6pm-5am) in Lewis county, is expected to be around 0 degrees. No rainfall is expected. Temperature will be near 44 degrees. Dewpoints will be near 30 degrees. These dewpoints will combine with tonight (6pm-5am)'s temperatures resulting in relative humidity maximum of 57 maximum of 57%. Skies will be . Wind speed will be near 8 mph during the period. Winds at 4 will be out of the at 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

TOMORROW (6AM-5PM)

Max Temperature...........................0 degrees.
Precipitation (liq. eq. )...................0.00 inches (No rainfall).
Precipitation area .........................0% of the county expected.
Dewpoints.......................................near 30 Degrees.
Min RH (Relative Humidity).........57%.
Wind Speed..........near 8 mph
Winds@4 .................................. at mph
Spraying Conditions....................favorable

Sky Conditions
RH < 50%........................................ for 4 hours
RH > 80%.........................................for 1 hour
No. of Hours Temp <=32 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 20 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 0 ...............0

The high tomorrow (6am-5pm) in Lewis county, is expected to be near 0 degrees. No rainfall is expected. Temperature will be near 44 degrees. Dewpoints will be near 30 degrees. These dewpoints will combine with tomorrow (6am-5pm)'s temperatures resulting in relative humidity minimum of 57 minimum of 57%. Skies will be . Wind speed will be near 8 mph during the period. Winds at 4 will be out of the at mph, which is favorable spraying conditions in rain-free areas. Relative humidity will be less than 50% for 4 hours and greater than 80% for 1 hour

TOMORROW NIGHT (6PM-5AM)

Min Temperature...........................0 degrees.
Precipitation (liq. eq. )...................0.00 inches (No rainfall).
Precipitation area .........................0% of the county expected.
Dewpoints.......................................near 30 Degrees.
Max RH (Relative Humidity)........57%.
Wind Speed..........near 8 mph
Winds@4 .................................. at mph
Spraying Conditions....................favorable


RH < 50%........................................ for 0 hour
RH > 80%.........................................for 10 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 Lewis county, is expected to be around 0 degrees. No rainfall is expected. Temperature will be near 44 degrees. Dewpoints will be near 30 degrees. These dewpoints will combine with tomorrow night (6pm-5am)'s temperatures resulting in relative humidity maximum of 57 maximum of 57%. Skies will be . Wind speed will be near 8 mph during the period. Winds at 4 will be out of the at 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 10 hours

72 HOUR SUMMARY

The temperature is expected to be in the range from 33 degrees and 68 degrees. Dewpoints will range from 29 to 48 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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FRIDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 92 West and 89 Central, to 84 East. Dewpoints will range from 68 to 65 West, 66 to 66 Central, and 63 to 64 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 0.01-0.09 inches over 60 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Friday will fall to 70 West, 70 Central, and 66 East. Skies throughout the day will start out clear and end clear 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 danger West, danger Central, and no stress East. There will be 28 corn growing degree days West, 28 Central, and 25 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 5 and 9 mph , respectively, West, 11 and 9 mph Central, and 4 and 1 mph East.

SATURDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 91 West and 91 Central, to 88 East. Dewpoints will range from 67 to 65 West, 67 to 64 Central, and65 to 63 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 20 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 inches over 30 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 50 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Saturday will fall to 71 West, 72 Central, and 67 East. Skies throughout the day will start out clear and end clear in the West, start clear and end partly cloudy Central, and start out partly cloudy and end partly cloudy East. The maximum livestock stress category will be danger West, danger Central, and no stress East. There will be 28 corn growing degree days West, 29 Central, and 26 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 7 and 14 mph , respectively, West, 9 and 17 mph Central, and 2 and 6 mph East.

SUNDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 92 West and 88 Central, to 86 East. Dewpoints will range from 66 to 66 West, 66 to 64 Central, and 63 to 63 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 Sunday will fall to 70 West, 71 Central, and 67 East. Skies throughout the day will start out partly cloudy and end clear 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 danger West, danger Central, and no stress East. There will be 28 corn growing degree days West, 28 Central, and 26 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 8 and 13 mph , respectively, West, 12 and 17 mph Central, and 4 and 7 mph East.

MONDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 89 West and 86 Central, to 85 East. Dewpoints will range from 65 to 65 West, 64 to 63 Central, and61 to 61 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 30 % of the area West, 0.10-0.24 inches over 50 % of the area Central, and 0.01-0.09 inches over 50 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Monday will fall to 69 West, 69 Central, and 65 East. Skies throughout the day will start out clear 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 danger West, no stress Central, and no stress East. There will be 28 corn growing degree days West, 28 Central, and 25 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 7 and 13 mph , respectively, West, 13 and 15 mph Central, and 4 and 9 mph East.

TUESDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 89 West and 88 Central, to 88 East. Dewpoints will range from 65 to 66 West, 65 to 64 Central, and 61 to 63 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 20 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 inches over 40 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 40 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Tuesday will fall to 69 West, 69 Central, and 65 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 partly cloudy and end partly cloudy East. The maximum livestock stress category will be danger West, danger Central, and no stress East. There will be 28 corn growing degree days West, 28 Central, and 26 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 10 and 19 mph , respectively, West, 9 and 14 mph Central, and 4 and 4 mph East.

WEDNESDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 80 West and 84 Central, to 84 East. Dewpoints will range from 65 to 59 West, 65 to 62 Central, and 62 to 63 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 50 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 inches over 40 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 50 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Wednesday will fall to 68 West, 70 Central, and 68 East. Skies throughout the day will start out cloudy and end cloudy in the West, start 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, no stress Central, and no stress East.There will be 24 corn growing degree days West, 27 Central, and 26 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 16 and 24 mph, respectively, West, 15 and 24 mph Central, and 4 and 11 mph East.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Kentucky
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Precipitation Report: (liquid equivalent)

Total Precipitation and Deviation From Normal (in inches)
Valid May 27, 2012

The nearest available weather station for Lewis County is Grayson:

                      Past 7 days      Past 30 days   Jan 1 - Present
Station             Total     Dev     Total     Dev     Total     Dev
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Grayson              0.19   -0.77      5.24   +1.18     17.26   +0.90
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Drought Status For LEWIS County, Kentucky
(Based on the latest Palmer Drought Severity and Crop Moisture Indices)
EASTERN   KY CLIMATE DIVISION

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:
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Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: UNUSUAL MOIST SPELL   (PDSI=   2.37)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Favorable For Normal Growth And Fieldwork    (CMI=   0.21)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -0.50)

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 82 in the West to 78 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from +1 degrees from normal in the West to +2 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 60 degrees in the West to 55 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from +3 degrees from normal in the West to -1 degrees from normal in the East.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.73 inches statewide which was -0.33 inches from normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.47 inches, Central 0.27 inches, Bluegrass 0.43 inches and East 0.84 inches, which was + 0.36, -0.84, -0.59 and -0.15 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0 inches at Buckhorn Lake to a high of 3.15 inches at Somerset.

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European Corn Borer Accumulation Map


GIS ESTIMATES FOR LEWIS 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           0.17     1.41      2.23      7.76     29.89
Precip Deviation      -0.29     0.35      0.12      3.27      4.64

Temperature Estimates

                     Last 3        Last 7       Last 14       Last 30
                       Days          Days          Days          Days
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Temp Average             68            71            75            74
Temp Deviation           -7            -4             0            -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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       1823         5/18     5/21     5/30     7/10     7/13

Almanac Information
Thursday May 23, 2019 the 143th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.720000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 06:22 EDT Set 20:49 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:35 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:53 EDT Ends 21:18 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 80 / 57
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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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MAY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1878...
An F4 tornado struck Mineral Point, WI killing 17 and injuring 45. A record 
book was carried 60 miles from a schoolhouse. In Primrose Township, the 
deed to Chandler Farm was found 10 miles away. (NWS Louisville)
...1882...
An unusual late season snow blanketed eastern Iowa, with four to six inches
reported around Washington. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1953...
The temperature at Hollis OK soared from a morning low of 70 degrees to an
afternoon high of 110 degrees to establish a state record for the month of
May. (The Weather Channel)
...2000...
An F3 tornado moved through the northeast and east sections of Leitchfield 
KY. An F0 tornado was spotted at Priceville KY. An F0 tornado touched down 
briefly in Taylor County. (NWS Louisville)

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