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Regional Hourly Observations For WOLFE County, Kentucky
Issued at 1200 AM EDT SUN JUL 22 2018
SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
JACKSON        FOG       66  65  96 CALM      29.78F VSB 1/4          
LONDON         CLOUDY    70  68  93 SW5       29.80F                  
SOMERSET       CLOUDY    70  64  83 NW8       29.82S                  
MIDDLESBORO    MOCLDY    67  67 100 CALM      29.81F                  
MONTICELLO     CLOUDY    70  67  90 W10       29.83F                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 1200am EDT, Sunday July 22, 2018

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 73 degrees west, near 70 degrees central, and near 66 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, cloudy central, and fog east. In the west, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 65 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. Visibility is less than one mile east. Winds are from the northwest at 3 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to fog. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 89 degrees at Louisville Bowman. The lowest temperature is 66 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: Sat Jul 21 22:00:01 EDT 2018

Campton, and Beattyville
959 PM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018

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...Sunday through Friday.

Thunderstorms will be possible at times, mainly during the 
afternoon and evening hours.

Some of the thunderstorms on Sunday could produce locally heavy
rain.

.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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MONDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 83 West and 80 Central, to 81 East. Dewpoints will range from 66 to 65 West, 66 to 66 Central, and 66 to 68 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 10 % of the area West, 0.01-0.09 inches over 50 % of the area Central, and 0.10-0.24 inches over 70 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Monday will fall to 68 West, 68 Central, and 64 East. Skies throughout the day will start out cloudy and end partly 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 26 corn growing degree days West, 24 Central, and 22 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 13 and 12 mph , respectively, West, 10 and 12 mph Central, and 0 and 2 mph East.

TUESDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 84 West and 84 Central, to 81 East. Dewpoints will range from 64 to 67 West, 65 to 69 Central, and67 to 69 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 0.25-0.49 inches over 70 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Tuesday will fall to 66 West, 68 Central, and 67 East. Skies throughout the day will start out clear and end clear 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 25 corn growing degree days West, 26 Central, and 24 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 12 and 12 mph , respectively, West, 12 and 6 mph Central, and 2 and 1 mph East.

WEDNESDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 87 West and 87 Central, to 82 East. Dewpoints will range from 67 to 68 West, 68 to 68 Central, and 66 to 68 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 10 % of the area West, 0.10-0.24 inches over 60 % of the area Central, and 0.10-0.24 inches over 70 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Wednesday will fall to 68 West, 71 Central, and 66 East. Skies throughout the day will start out clear and end clear in the West, start cloudy and end cloudy Central, and start out cloudy and end cloudy East. The maximum livestock stress category will be danger West, danger Central, and no stress East. There will be 27 corn growing degree days West, 28 Central, and 24 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 9 and 10 mph , respectively, West, 6 and 6 mph Central, and 1 and 0 mph East.

THURSDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 88 West and 87 Central, to 82 East. Dewpoints will range from 68 to 69 West, 68 to 67 Central, and67 to 69 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 0.25-0.49 inches over 60 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Thursday will fall to 69 West, 71 Central, and 67 East. Skies throughout the day will start out clear and end partly 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 danger West, danger Central, and no stress East. There will be 28 corn growing degree days West, 28 Central, and 24 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 10 and 7 mph , respectively, West, 6 and 13 mph Central, and 0 and 2 mph East.

FRIDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 86 West and 88 Central, to 82 East. Dewpoints will range from 67 to 67 West, 64 to 63 Central, and 66 to 66 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 30 % 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 Friday will fall to 68 West, 69 Central, and 66 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 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 27 corn growing degree days West, 28 Central, and 24 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 7 and 8 mph , respectively, West, 13 and 11 mph Central, and 2 and 2 mph East.

SATURDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 84 West and 86 Central, to 81 East. Dewpoints will range from 68 to 68 West, 64 to 65 Central, and 63 to 66 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 50 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Saturday will fall to 69 West, 68 Central, and 64 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 26 corn growing degree days West, 27 Central, and 22 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 4 and 9 mph, respectively, West, 9 and 10 mph Central, and 1 and 3 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 
               JUL 27-JUL 31 JUL 29-AUG 4    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      

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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=  -1.48)
Rainfall Needed:  3.32 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Topsoil Moisture Short, Germination Slow     (CMI=  -0.42)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -0.68)

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 90 in the West to 86 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from +0 degrees from normal in the West to +0 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 70 degrees in the West to 67 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from +4 degrees from normal in the West to +2 degrees from normal in the East.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.99 inches statewide which was -0.06 inches from normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.01 inches, Central 0.50 inches, Bluegrass 1.59 inches and East 1.03 inches, which was + 0.08, -0.59, + 0.53 and -0.08 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0 inches at Bristol to a high of 2.88 inches at Spindletop.

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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 July 22, 2018 the 203th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.080000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:33 EDT Set 20:56 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:44 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:05 EDT Ends 21:25 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 88 / 65
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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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JULY 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1901...
Richmond, Kentucky's hottest temperature on record: 108 degrees. 
(NWS Louisville)
...1918...
A single bolt of lightning struck 504 sheep dead in their tracks at the
Wasatch National Forest in Utah. Sheep often herd together in storms, and
as a result the shock from the lightning bolt was passed from one animal to
another. (David Ludlum)
...1986...
Hurricane Estelle passed 120 miles south of the Hawaiian Islands creating a
ten to twenty foot surf. The large swells resulted from a combination of
high tides, a full moon, and 50 mph winds. The hurricane also deluged Oahu
Island with as much as 6.86 inches of rain on the 24th and 25th of the
month. (Storm Data)
...1987...
Barrow AK receives 1.38 inches in 24 hours on the 21st and 22nd, an
all-time record for that location. The average annual precipitation for
Barrow is just 4.75 inches. Thunderstorms in Montana produced 4 to 6 inches
of rain in Glacier County causing extensive flooding along Divide Creek.
Missoula MT received 1.71 inches of rain in 24 hours, a record for the
month of July. (The National Weather Summary) (The Weather Channel)
...1988...
Six cities in the south central U.S. reported record low temperatures for
the date, including Pueblo CO with a reading of 48 degrees. Thunderstorms
over the Atlantic Coast Region drenched Wilmington NC with 6.49 inches of
rain in about eight hours. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms prevailed across the southeastern third of the
country. Afternoon thunderstorms in Florida produced wind gusts to 86 mph
at Zephyrhills, and gusts to 92 mph at Carrollwood and Lutz. Thunderstorm
winds gusting to 69 mph at Crystal Lake damaged nineteen mobile homes.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1995...
A Louisville man was slightly injured when lightning struck a utility pole 
and traveled through the phone lines into his living room. Lightning also 
damaged a house in Bardstown (Nelson County). (NWS Louisville)
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Lexington Area  (ThreadEx Station)
Daily Almanac
Date: Jul 22, 2011

Daily Values         Observed    Normal       Record/Year    Prev Year
Max Temperature           -         86        102 in 1901          89
Min Temperature           -         67         50 in 1947          71
Avg Temperature           -         77       88.5 in 1983        80.0
Precipitation             -       0.15       2.35 in 1892        0.01
New Snowfall              -        0.0        0.0 in 2010+        0.0
Snow Depth                -          -          0 in 2010+          0
HDD (base 65)             -          0          4 in 1947           0
CDD (base 65)             -         12         24 in 1983          15

Month-To-Date        Observed    Normal       Record/Year    Prev Year
Avg Max Temperature    88.0       85.9       95.6 in 1936        87.6
Avg Min Temperature    68.3       66.1       59.8 in 1947        67.5
Avg Temperature        78.2       75.9       82.1 in 1936        77.5
Total Precipitation    3.88       3.49       9.56 in 1896        5.45
Total Snowfall          0.0        0.0        0.0 in 2011         0.0
Avg Snow Depth            0          -          0 in 2010           0
Total HDD                 0          1         10 in 1972           0
Total CDD               283        244        383 in 1936         282

+ indicates record also occurred in previous years (last occurrence listed).

This station's record may include data from more than one, possibly incompatible, 
locations. It reflects the longest available record for the Lexington Area.
Normals used in this product are from LEXINGTON BLUEGRASS AP

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