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Updated Tuesday, November 21, 2017, U.S.
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Regional Hourly Observations For County, Kentucky
Issued at 1200 PM EST TUE NOV 21 2017
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS PADUCAH MOSUNNY 53 31 42 SW9 30.01F HENDERSON SUNNY 54 35 48 SW16G25 29.99S OWENSBORO SUNNY 54 34 46 SW17G23 30.00F HOPKINSVILLE SUNNY 55 30 39 SW14 30.03F BOWLING GREEN SUNNY 55 31 39 SW13 30.05F GLASGOW SUNNY 55 30 37 SW15G21 30.05F
Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 1200pm EST, Tuesday November 21, 2017
Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 53 degrees west, near 54 degrees central, and near 58 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly sunny west, sunny central, and mostly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 42%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 43%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 49%, and the dew point is near 39 degrees. Current drying conditions are good west, good central, and good east. Tobacco stripping conditions are unfavorable west, unfavorable central, and unfavorable east. Winds are from the southwest at 9 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 22 mph with gusts at 32 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are variable at 7 mph with gusts at 23 mph east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. 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 58 degrees at Jackson. The lowest temperature is 51 degrees at Covington.
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Hazardous Weather Outlook For County, Kentucky
420 AM CST Tue Nov 21 2017
DAY ONE Today and Tonight No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday No hazardous weather is expected at this time. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed.
7-Day Forecast For County, KY
931 AM CST Tue Nov 21 2017
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Partly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
Sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. North winds around 5 mph.
Clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. North winds 5 mph in the evening becoming calm after midnight.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Southwest winds 5 mph.
Clear. Lows in the lower 30s.
Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.
Partly cloudy. Lows around 40.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.
Clear. Lows in the upper 20s.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.
Medium & Long Range Outlook For County, Kentucky
KENTUCKY --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY NOV 26-NOV 30 NOV 28-DEC 4 NOV NOV-JAN ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Above Normal Above Precipitation: Below Above Normal Normal .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas PriddyTWC Jet, 15-Day Jet,Trend, Max/Mins
6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
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Kentucky Climate Summary
Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 11-14-2017 to 11-20-2017
Temperatures for the period averaged 44 degrees across the state which was 3 degrees cooler than normal and no change to the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 55 in the West to 54 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 4 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 34 degrees in the West to 36 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 75 degrees at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS and the extreme low was 18 degrees at CAMPBELLSVILLE 7W.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.63 inches statewide which was 0.33 inches below normal and 66% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.54 inches, Central 0.60 inches, Bluegrass 0.78 inches and East 0.59 inches, which was 0.57, 0.41, 0.05 and 0.28 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.13 inches at SOMERSET AWOS to a high of 1.25 inches at CARROLLTON 2E.
Tuesday November 21, 2017 the 325th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -20.160000 Distance 0.999724 AU Rise 07:26 EST Set 17:22 EST Transit Meridian 12:24 EST Civil Twilight Begins 06:59 EST Ends 17:50 EST --------------------------------------------------- Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 55 / 34 --------------------------------------------------- Calculations made for central point in Kentucky Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and elevation -- PriddySunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
NOVEMBER 21ST HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1798... A four day storm was in progress in the northeastern U.S. The storm dropped a foot of snow on New York City and New Haven, and as much as three feet in Maine and New Hampshire. The snow-storm ushered in a long and severe winter, in some places the ground remained covered with snow until the following May. (David Ludlum) ...1967... Excessive rains in southern California caused the most severe flooding and the most damaging mudslides in 33 years. Downtown Los Angeles received eight inches of rain, and 14 inches fell in the mountains. (David Ludlum) ...1985... Hurricane Kate made landfall during the evening hours near Mexico Beach FL. Wind gusts to 100 mph were reported at Cape San Blas FL. It was the latest known hurricane to hit the U.S. so far north. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Squalls in the Lower Great Lakes Region and the Upper Ohio Valley produced 14 inches of snow at Snowshoe WV, and nearly eight inches at Syracuse NY. Eleven cities in the eastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for the date. Record lows included 21 degrees at Pinson AL, 9 degrees at Syracuse NY, and 8 degrees at Binghamton NY. Gale force winds lash the Middle and Northern Atlantic Coast, and the strong northwesterly winds produced wind chill readings as cold as 30 degrees below zero. Winds gusting to 60 mph at Trumansburg NY toppled a chimney onto a nearby truck. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)UKAWC Briefing Page