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Updated Sunday evening, May 28, 2017, U.S.
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Regional Hourly Observations For County, Kentucky
Issued at 900 PM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS PADUCAH CLEAR 70 66 87 CALM 29.88S HENDERSON CLEAR 71 68 90 SW8 29.87R OWENSBORO CLEAR 69 66 90 SW7 29.87R HOPKINSVILLE PTCLDY 71 64 80 SW8 29.90R BOWLING GREEN MOCLDY 74 65 73 SW7 29.88F GLASGOW MOCLDY 70 63 78 CALM 29.88F
Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 900pm EDT, Sunday May 28, 2017
Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 70 degrees west, near 69 degrees central, and near 68 degrees east. Current sky conditions are clear west, clear central, and mostly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, fair central, and fair east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are calm west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 8 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 74 degrees at Louisville Bowman and Bowling Green. The lowest temperature is 68 degrees at Jackson.
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Hazardous Weather Outlook For County, Kentucky
226 PM CDT Sun May 28 2017
DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight Isolated thunderstorms are possible this afternoon. Locally heavy rain and lightning will be the main hazards. No severe weather is expected. In addition, a Lake Wind Advisory is in effect for the entire area until 8PM CDT. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday A few thunderstorms are possible mainly during the evening hours Monday north of a line from Cape Girardeau Missouri to Owensboro Kentucky. No severe weather is expected with this activity. Isolated thunderstorms are possible after midnight Tuesday night. This activity is not expected to be severe. Isolated to scattered daytime and mainly evening thunderstorms are possible from Wednesday into next weekend. However, any storms that develop should remain below severe limits. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed.
7-Day Forecast For County, KY
245 PM CDT Sun May 28 2017
LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then mostly clear after midnight. Lows around 60. West winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers in the morning, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s.
Partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s.
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s.
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.
Medium & Long Range Outlook For County, Kentucky
KENTUCKY --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUN 3-JUN 7 JUN 5-JUN 11 JUN JUN-AUG ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Above Above Precipitation: Above 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 05-21-2017 to 05-27-2017
Temperatures for the period averaged 66 degrees across the state which was 1 degrees cooler than normal and 8 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 76 in the West to 72 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 4 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 6 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 58 degrees in the West to 58 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 6 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 88 degrees at EVANSVILLE ASOS and the extreme low was 46 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.95 inches statewide which was 0.84 inches above normal and 175% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.15 inches, Central 2.19 inches, Bluegrass 2.41 inches and East 2.04 inches, which was 0.05, 1.03, 1.34 and 0.92 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.08 inches at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS to a high of 4.56 inches at CARROLLTON 2E.
Sunday May 28, 2017 the 148th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 21.650000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 06:19 EDT Set 20:53 EDT Transit Meridian 13:35 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 05:49 EDT Ends 21:23 EDT --------------------------------------------------- Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 81 / 58 --------------------------------------------------- Calculations made for central point in Kentucky Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and elevation -- PriddySunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
/////////////////////////// MAY 28TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1942... The latest snowstorm of record for the state of Iowa left ten inches at LeMars, eight inches at Cherokee, and 7.5 inches at Waukon. Afternoon highs were in the lower 30s in parts of northwestern Iowa. (The Weather Channel) ...1947... A storm produced heavy snow across Wisconsin, with ten inches reported at Gay Mills. The snow damaged fruit and other trees, and downed power lines. The storm was followed by the coldest weather of the month for much of the High Plains Region and Missouri Valley. Williston ND reported a low of 21 degrees the morning of the 28th, and the next morning Cheyenne WY reported a morning low of 16 above zero. (David Ludlum)UKAWC Briefing Page