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Updated Tuesday Evening, August 22, 2017

...Rain chances increase today...

The focus as of 4 PM is on two bands of showers and storms progressing to the SE ahead of a cold front. Activity will continue into the overnight, before diminishing across Southeastern Kentucky tomorrow morning. Could still see some strong to severe activity this afternoon with damaging winds as the main threat. Otherwise, most can expect a round of heavy rain with any passing storm.

Much cooler and drier air then filters into the area for the remainder of the week. Highs in the middle 70s to low 80s and lows in the 50s will be common.

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Regional Hourly Observations For WOLFE County, Kentucky
Issued at 800 PM EDT TUE AUG 22 2017
SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
JACKSON        CLOUDY    74  72  93 CALM      29.97R                  
LONDON         CLOUDY    79  72  79 SW3       29.96F                  
SOMERSET       MOCLDY    79  68  69 SW5       29.94F                  
MIDDLESBORO    PTCLDY    74  73  96 CALM      29.99S                  
MONTICELLO     CLOUDY    80  72  76 VRB5      29.95F                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 800pm EDT, Tuesday August 22, 2017

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 82 degrees west, near 73 degrees central, and near 74 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy west, mostly cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, poor central, and poor east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the north at 8 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. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 82 degrees at Paducah. The lowest temperature is 72 degrees at Frankfort and Fort Knox.

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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: Tue Aug 22 20:06:19 EDT 2017

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 462 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of eastern Kentucky.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Thunderstorms are expected through this evening. Some storms 
could be strong to severe, with damaging winds and heavy rainfall 
the main threats.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Thunderstorms are possible at times from Sunday afternoon through
Monday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report any instances of wind damage or
flooding through this evening.

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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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THURSDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 80 West and 79 Central, to 74 East. Dewpoints will range from 56 to 58 West, 56 to 52 Central, and 57 to 56 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 10 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 inches over 20 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 20 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Thursday will fall to 58 West, 60 Central, and 58 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 partly cloudy East. The maximum livestock stress category will be no stress West, no stress Central, and no stress East. There will be 19 corn growing degree days West, 20 Central, and 16 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 8 and 8 mph , respectively, West, 9 and 11 mph Central, and 2 and 4 mph East.

FRIDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 80 West and 79 Central, to 74 East. Dewpoints will range from 55 to 56 West, 53 to 51 Central, and52 to 51 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 Friday will fall to 58 West, 58 Central, and 55 East. Skies throughout the day will start out clear and end partly cloudy 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 19 corn growing degree days West, 18 Central, and 14 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 7 and 11 mph , respectively, West, 10 and 8 mph Central, and 2 and 1 mph East.

SATURDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 81 West and 78 Central, to 74 East. Dewpoints will range from 56 to 58 West, 55 to 54 Central, and 53 to 57 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 Saturday will fall to 59 West, 59 Central, and 57 East. Skies throughout the day will start out partly cloudy and end clear 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 no stress West, no stress Central, and no stress East. There will be 20 corn growing degree days West, 18 Central, and 16 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 7 and 9 mph , respectively, West, 7 and 10 mph Central, and 1 and 1 mph East.

SUNDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 80 West and 79 Central, to 76 East. Dewpoints will range from 57 to 61 West, 55 to 55 Central, and56 to 60 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 Sunday will fall to 59 West, 59 Central, and 59 East. Skies throughout the day will start out clear and end clear in the West, start partly 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 20 corn growing degree days West, 19 Central, and 18 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 7 and 9 mph , respectively, West, 9 and 9 mph Central, and 1 and 1 mph East.

MONDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 78 West and 80 Central, to 78 East. Dewpoints will range from 61 to 65 West, 57 to 59 Central, and 59 to 61 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 40 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 inches over 30 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 40 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Monday will fall to 62 West, 62 Central, and 60 East. Skies throughout the day will start out cloudy and end cloudy in the West, start partly 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 20 corn growing degree days West, 21 Central, and 19 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 7 and 12 mph , respectively, West, 9 and 8 mph Central, and 1 and 1 mph East.

TUESDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 77 West and 79 Central, to 77 East. Dewpoints will range from 59 to 63 West, 57 to 59 Central, and 59 to 60 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 50 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 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 61 West, 62 Central, and 60 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 19 corn growing degree days West, 20 Central, and 18 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 11 and 19 mph, respectively, West, 19 and 23 mph Central, and 9 and 15 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 Wolfe County is Quicksand:

                      Past 7 days      Past 30 days   Jan 1 - Present
Station             Total     Dev     Total     Dev     Total     Dev
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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=   1.08)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Favorable, Except Still Too Wet In Spots     (CMI=   1.01)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -0.38)

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 +2 degrees from normal in the West to +2 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 69 degrees in the West to 68 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from +5 degrees from normal in the West to +6 degrees from normal in the East.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.98 inches statewide which was + 0.14 inches from normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.49 inches, Central 0.91 inches, Bluegrass 0.99 inches and East 1.37 inches, which was -0.30, + 0.05, + 0.13 and + 0.51 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0 inches at Mayfield to a high of 2.99 inches at Berea.

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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
Tuesday August 22, 2017 the 234th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 11.370000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 07:00 EDT Set 20:21 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:41 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:34 EDT Ends 20:48 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 85 / 62
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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 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1816...
The growing season for corn was cut short as damaging frosts were reported
from North Carolina to interior New England. (David Ludlum)
...1923...
The temperature at Anchorage AK reached 82 degrees, a record for August for
the location which was later tied on the 2nd in 1978. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
A cold front lowered temperatures 20 to 40 degrees across the north central
U.S., and produced severe thunderstorms in Ohio and Lower Michigan. An
early morning thunderstorm near Sydney MI produced high winds which spun a
car around 180 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Afternoon highs of 88 degrees at Astoria OR and 104 degrees at Medford OR
were records for the date, and the number of daily record highs across the
nation since the first of June topped the 2000 mark. (The National Weather
Summary)
...1989...
Evening thunderstorms in the central U.S. produced golf ball size hail at
May City IA, and wind gusts to 66 mph at Balltown IA. Lightning struck a
barn in Fayette County IA killing 750 hogs. Evening thunderstorms in
Montana produced wind gusts to 70 mph at Havre. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)

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