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Regional Hourly Observations For County, Kentucky
Issued at 200 PM EDT SAT JUL 20 2019
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PADUCAH        FAIR      90  74  59 S9        29.98R HX  99           
HENDERSON      FAIR      89  78  70 S8        29.98F HX 103           
OWENSBORO      FAIR      90  78  68 S12       29.99S HX 104           
HOPKINSVILLE   FAIR      89  75  62 SW9       30.01S HX  99           
BOWLING GREEN  FAIR      91  75  59 SW8       30.01F HX 101           
GLASGOW        PTSUNNY   91  74  57 SW7       30.01F HX 100           

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 200pm EDT, Saturday July 20, 2019

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 90 degrees west, near 92 degrees central, and near 88 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, fair central, and partly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The heat index is near 99 degrees west. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 51%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. The heat index is near 99 degrees central. In the east, relative humidity is near 61%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. The heat index is near 95 degrees east. Current drying conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. The livestock heat stress category is danger west, danger central, and danger east. Winds are from the south at 9 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 9 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 92 degrees at Louisville International, Louisville Bowman, Lexington, Frankfort, and Fort Knox. The lowest temperature is 86 degrees at Somerset.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For County, Kentucky
337 AM CDT Sat Jul 20 2019

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

Heat index values will top out around 105 to 110 this afternoon. 
Refer to the Excessive Heat Warning for the latest information.

Isolated thunderstorms are possible this afternoon, mainly from
the Land Between the Lakes eastward in western Kentucky. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday

An Excessive Heat Warning continues through Sunday, as afternoon 
maximum heat index values peak around 105 degrees.

Scattered thunderstorms are expected late Sunday afternoon into 
Monday with the passage of a cold front. The primary storm related
hazards will be locally heavy rain, lightning, and gusty winds.

Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms are possible late Sunday 
afternoon, then again late morning through afternoon on Monday. 
The main concern with any strong to severe storms will be damaging
winds.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

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7-Day Forecast For County, KY
1139 AM CDT Sat Jul 20 2019


EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SUNDAY

TODAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Highest heat index readings around 107.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 70s. South winds around 5 mph.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Highest heat index readings around 104.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

MONDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the lower 60s.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 80.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 50s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 60s.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For County, Kentucky
                             KENTUCKY                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 25-29 JUL 27-AUG 2    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:      Below       Normal     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Below       Normal     Normal     Normal                      

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Kentucky Climate Summary
Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 07-13-2019 to 07-19-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 79 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal and no change to the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 87 in the West to 87 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 0 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 72 degrees in the West to 69 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 5 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 96 degrees at LOUISVILLE APT and the extreme low was 58 degrees at CARROLLTON 2E.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.21 inches statewide which was 0.21 inches above normal and 121% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.73 inches, Central 0.67 inches, Bluegrass 1.52 inches and East 0.90 inches, which was 0.76, -0.35, 0.55 and -0.13 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.05 inches at COLUMBIA 3N to a high of 4.96 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS.

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Almanac Information
Saturday July 20, 2019 the 201th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.520000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:32 EDT Set 20:57 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:44 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:03 EDT Ends 21:26 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

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Weather History...



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JULY 20TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1930...
The temperature at Washington D.C. soared to an all-time record of 106
degrees. The next day Millsboro reached 110 degrees to set a record for the
state of Delaware. July 1930 was one of the hottest and driest summers in
the U.S., particularly in the Missouri Valley where severe drought
conditions developed. Toward the end of the month state records were set
for Kentucky with 114 degrees, and Mississippi with 115 degrees. (David
Ludlum)
...1934...
The temperature at Keokuk IA soared to 118 degrees to establish a state
record. (The Weather Channel)
...1953...
Twenty-two inches of hail reportedly fell northeast of Dickinson ND. (The
Weather Channel)
...1986...
The temperature at Charleston SC hit 104 degrees for the second day in a
row to tie their all-time record high. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather across Minnesota, Wisconsin and
Michigan. Thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 87 mph at Mosinee WI, and
strong thunderstorm winds capsized twenty-six boats on Grand Traverse Bay
drowning two women. Thunderstorms produced nine inches of rain at Shakopee
MN, with 7.83 inches reported in six hours at Chaska MN. Thunderstorms in
north central Nebraska produced hail as large as golf balls in southwestern
Cherry County, which accumulated to a depth of 12 inches. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
The temperature at Redding CA soared to an all-time record high of 118
degrees. Showers and thunderstorms produced much needed rains from New
England to southern Texas. Salem IN was deluged with 7.2 inches of rain
resulting in flash flooding. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms in the Middle Atlantic Coast Region soaked
Wilmington DE with 2.28 inches of rain, pushing their total for the period
May through July past the previous record of 22.43 inches. Heavy rain over
that three month period virtually wiped out a 16.82 inch deficit which had
been building since drought conditions began in 1985. Thunderstorms in
central Indiana deluged Lebanon with 6.50 inches of rain in twelve hours,
and thunderstorms over Florida produced wind gusts to 84 mph at Flagler
Beach. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
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