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Regional Hourly Observations For WOLFE County, Kentucky
Issued at 1000 PM EST SUN DEC 17 2017
SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
JACKSON        CLOUDY    39  37  92 CALM      30.14F                  
LONDON         CLOUDY    43  37  79 SW5       30.16S                  
SOMERSET       NOT AVBL                                               
MIDDLESBORO    CLOUDY    41  41  98 CALM      30.19S FOG              
MONTICELLO     CLOUDY    42  41  96 NE9       30.18S FOG              

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 1000pm EST, Sunday December 17, 2017

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 46 degrees west, near 41 degrees central, and near 39 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 37 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, poor central, and poor east. Tobacco stripping conditions are favorable west, favorable central, and favorable east. Winds are from the south at 3 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category west, no stress category central, and no stress category east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 46 degrees at Paducah. The lowest temperature is 39 degrees at Jackson.

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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 WOLFE County, Kentucky
Issued at: Sun Dec 17 15:55:24 EST 2017

Whitley City, Corbin, Williamsburg, Barbourville, Middlesboro, 
Pineville, Cumberland, Harlan, Sandy Hook, West Liberty, 
Paintsville, Campton, Salyersville, Prestonsburg, Wheelwright, 
Beattyville, Jackson, Hindman, Pippa Passes, Booneville, Hazard, 
Manchester, Hyden, Jenkins, Whitesburg, Inez, Coal Run, 
Elkhorn City, Pikeville, and South Williamson
355 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of eastern Kentucky.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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

WOLFE County, Kentucky Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Advisory

Updated: 1100 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).........37%.
Wind Speed..........near 10 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 Wolfe county, is expected to be near 0 degrees. No rainfall is expected. Temperature will be near 56 degrees. Dewpoints will be near 30 degrees. These dewpoints will combine with today (6am-5pm)'s temperatures resulting in relative humidity minimum of 37 minimum of 37%. Skies will be . Wind speed will be near 10 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)........37%.
Wind Speed..........near 10 mph
Winds@4 .................................. at mph
Spraying Conditions....................favorable
Sky Conditions
Sky Conditions
RH < 50%........................................ for 0 hour
RH > 80%.........................................for 2 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 Wolfe county, is expected to be around 0 degrees. No rainfall is expected. Temperature will be near 56 degrees. Dewpoints will be near 30 degrees. These dewpoints will combine with tonight (6pm-5am)'s temperatures resulting in relative humidity maximum of 37 maximum of 37%. Skies will be . Wind speed will be near 10 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 2 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).........37%.
Wind Speed..........near 10 mph
Winds@4 .................................. at mph
Spraying Conditions....................favorable

Sky Conditions
RH < 50%........................................ for 5 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 tomorrow (6am-5pm) in Wolfe county, is expected to be near 0 degrees. No rainfall is expected. Temperature will be near 56 degrees. Dewpoints will be near 30 degrees. These dewpoints will combine with tomorrow (6am-5pm)'s temperatures resulting in relative humidity minimum of 37 minimum of 37%. Skies will be . Wind speed will be near 10 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 5 hours and greater than 80% for 0 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)........37%.
Wind Speed..........near 10 mph
Winds@4 .................................. at mph
Spraying Conditions....................favorable


RH < 50%........................................ for 0 hour
RH > 80%.........................................for 7 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 Wolfe county, is expected to be around 0 degrees. No rainfall is expected. Temperature will be near 56 degrees. Dewpoints will be near 30 degrees. These dewpoints will combine with tomorrow night (6pm-5am)'s temperatures resulting in relative humidity maximum of 37 maximum of 37%. Skies will be . Wind speed will be near 10 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 7 hours

72 HOUR SUMMARY

The temperature is expected to be in the range from 35 degrees and 69 degrees. Dewpoints will range from 28 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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TUESDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 61 West and 62 Central, to 59 East. Dewpoints will range from 44 to 50 West, 40 to 47 Central, and 40 to 46 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 30 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 inches over 10 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 20 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Tuesday will fall to 47 West, 45 Central, and 45 East. Skies throughout the day will start out partly cloudy and end cloudy in the West, start partly cloudy and end cloudy Central, and start out partly cloudy and end cloudy East. The maximum livestock stress category will be no stress West, no stress Central, and no stress East. There will be 6 corn growing degree days West, 6 Central, and 4 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 6 and 7 mph , respectively, West, 8 and 10 mph Central, and 6 and 7 mph East.

WEDNESDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 56 West and 54 Central, to 52 East. Dewpoints will range from 35 to 26 West, 32 to 24 Central, and36 to 25 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 Wednesday will fall to 41 West, 39 Central, and 41 East. Skies throughout the day will start out cloudy and end cloudy in the West, start cloudy and end clear Central, and start out cloudy and end cloudy East. The maximum livestock stress category will be no stress West, no stress Central, and no stress East. There will be 3 corn growing degree days West, 2 Central, and 1 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 11 and 13 mph , respectively, West, 10 and 11 mph Central, and 7 and 4 mph East.

THURSDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 57 West and 57 Central, to 58 East. Dewpoints will range from 26 to 37 West, 24 to 33 Central, and 21 to 30 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 10 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 inches over 10 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 10 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Thursday will fall to 30 West, 32 Central, and 31 East. Skies throughout the day will start out clear and end clear in the West, start clear and end clear Central, and start out clear and end clear East. The maximum livestock stress category will be no stress West, no stress Central, and no stress East. There will be 4 corn growing degree days West, 4 Central, and 4 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 5 and 7 mph , respectively, West, 6 and 8 mph Central, and 3 and 3 mph East.

FRIDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 60 West and 62 Central, to 59 East. Dewpoints will range from 45 to 46 West, 43 to 46 Central, and39 to 41 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.01-0.09 inches over 40 % of the area West, 0.01-0.09 inches over 50 % of the area Central, and 0.01-0.09 inches over 40 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Friday will fall to 48 West, 49 Central, and 47 East. Skies throughout the day will start out cloudy and end cloudy in the West, start cloudy and end cloudy Central, and start out cloudy and end cloudy East. The maximum livestock stress category will be no stress West, no stress Central, and no stress East. There will be 5 corn growing degree days West, 6 Central, and 4 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 10 and 12 mph , respectively, West, 10 and 14 mph Central, and 4 and 5 mph East.

SATURDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 41 West and 43 Central, to 52 East. Dewpoints will range from 33 to 22 West, 37 to 28 Central, and 39 to 38 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 90 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 inches over 80 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 70 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Saturday will fall to 35 West, 40 Central, and 44 East. Skies throughout the day will start out cloudy and end cloudy in the West, start cloudy and end cloudy Central, and start out cloudy and end cloudy East. The maximum livestock stress category will be no stress West, no stress Central, and no stress East. There will be 0 corn growing degree days West, 0 Central, and 1 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 20 and 18 mph , respectively, West, 18 and 18 mph Central, and 6 and 12 mph East.

SUNDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 36 West and 38 Central, to 37 East. Dewpoints will range from 18 to 21 West, 21 to 17 Central, and 25 to 21 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 60 % 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 Sunday will fall to 23 West, 27 Central, and 30 East. Skies throughout the day will start out cloudy and end cloudy in the West, start cloudy and end cloudy Central, and start out cloudy and end cloudy East. The maximum livestock stress category will be no stress West, no stress Central, and no stress East.There will be 0 corn growing degree days West, 0 Central, and 0 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 9 and 13 mph, respectively, West, 14 and 11 mph Central, and 5 and 5 mph East.

Raw Data: MEX(west), MEX(central), MEX(east)

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Kentucky
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 23-27 DEC 25-DEC 31    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        Below     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal     Normal      Above                      

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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 Wolfe County is Quicksand:

                      Past 7 days      Past 30 days   Jan 1 - Present
Station             Total     Dev     Total     Dev     Total     Dev
---------------     -----  ------     -----  ------    ------  ------
Quicksand            0.03   -0.98      4.14   -0.16     17.54   -1.55
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Drought Status For WOLFE 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: NEAR NORMAL           (PDSI=   1.54)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Moisture Adequate For Present Needs          (CMI=   0.53)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  0.49)

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 46 in the West to 42 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from -3 degrees from normal in the West to -4 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 23 degrees in the West to 24 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from -8 degrees from normal in the West to -1 degrees from normal in the East.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.02 inches statewide which was -0.93 inches from normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.00 inches, Central 0.00 inches, Bluegrass 0.03 inches and East 0.04 inches, which was -1.01, -1.04, -0.83 and -0.86 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0 inches at Bardstown to a high of 0.17 inches at Bristol.

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GIS ESTIMATES FOR WOLFE 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           0.30     1.56      2.39      7.44     33.72
Precip Deviation      -0.20     0.40      0.07      2.53      5.98

Temperature Estimates

                     Last 3        Last 7       Last 14       Last 30
                       Days          Days          Days          Days
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Temp Average             70            72            75            74
Temp Deviation           -5            -3             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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       1917         5/14     5/18     5/25      7/6      7/9

Almanac Information
Sunday December 17, 2017 the 351th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.380000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:49 EST Set 17:21 EST
Transit Meridian 12:34 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:20 EST Ends 17:49 EST

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 45 / 26
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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
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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
DECEMBER 17TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1884...
A three week blockade of snow began at Portland OR. A record December total
of 34 inches was received. (David Ludlum)
...1924...
A severe icestorm struck central Illinois. It coated the ground with nearly
two inches of glaze at Springfield. The storm caused 21 million dollars
damage along with much hardship. Ice was on the trees until the 4th of
January, and electricity was not restored until January 10th. (David
Ludlum)
...1929...
An icestorm in western New York State resulted in much damage and hardship.
A Buffalo report stated, "one was kept awake by the breaking limbs, which
snapped off with a report much louder than a rifle shot." (17th-18th) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A storm in the southwestern U.S. brought heavy rain and heavy snow to parts
of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Charleston NV was
blanketed with 12 inches of snow. Lake Havasu City AZ was drenched with
2.26 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Squalls brought locally heavy snow to the southeastern shores of Lake
Michigan. Totals in Michigan ranged up to 14 inches at Harvey. Totals in
Ohio ranged up to 16 inches at Chardon. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Twenty-one cities from Kentucky to Pennsylvania reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Columbus OH with a reading of 12
degrees below zero. Heavy snow continued in the Colorado Rockies. Vail
received 65 inches of snow between the 14th and the 18th of December.
Steamboat Springs was buried under 74 inches, and reported a total of 108
inches of snow between the 10th and the 18th of the month. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
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