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Regional Hourly Observations For County, Kentucky
Issued at 200 PM EDT SUN JUN 24 2018
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS PADUCAH PTSUNNY 82 72 71 W9 29.98R HENDERSON FAIR 85 69 58 VRB3 29.96S OWENSBORO NOT AVBL HOPKINSVILLE FAIR 87 72 61 W8 29.97R HX 93 BOWLING GREEN FAIR 89 74 60 MISG 29.96F HX 98 GLASGOW PTSUNNY 88 71 57 W6 29.97F HX 93
Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 200pm EDT, Sunday June 24, 2018
Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 82 degrees west, near 84 degrees central, and near 85 degrees east. Current sky conditions are partly sunny west, fair central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. The heat index is near 91 degrees east. Current drying conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and danger east. Winds are from the west at 9 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 variable at 6 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 89 degrees at Bowling Green. The lowest temperature is 82 degrees at Paducah and Covington.
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Hazardous Weather Outlook For County, Kentucky
318 AM CDT Sun Jun 24 2018
DAY ONE Today and Tonight There is a chance of storms, including a slight risk of severe storms, through tonight across most of southeast Missouri, western Kentucky and the southern tip of Illinois. There is a marginal risk of severe thunderstorms elsewhere across the region through tonight. Damaging winds will be the primary storm hazards should a severe storm occur, with lightning and heavy rain possible with any storm. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday Isolated strong to severe storms are possible Monday and Tuesday.Thunderstorms are possible across at least parts of the region Wednesday and Thursday as well. Locally heavy downpours and lightning will be the more frequent hazards. Heat Index values will be in the 90s to around 100 Monday and Tuesday, 100 to 105 Wednesday, and around 105 during the end of the week. A heat advisory may eventually be needed during this time period. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotters should maintain a basic weather watch in case activation is requested.
7-Day Forecast For County, KY
937 AM CDT Sun Jun 24 2018
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. West winds around 5 mph.
Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Highest heat index readings around 100.
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s.
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s.
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 70s.
Partly sunny. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s.
Mostly clear. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the mid 70s.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 90s.
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 70s.
Partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. Highs in the lower 90s.
Medium & Long Range Outlook For County, Kentucky
KENTUCKY --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUN 29-JUL 3 JUL 1-JUL 7 JUL JUL-SEP ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Above Above Precipitation: Above Normal 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 06-17-2018 to 06-23-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 78 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees warmer than normal and 2 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 87 in the West to 86 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 0 degrees from normal in the West to 2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 70 degrees in the West to 68 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 6 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 8 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 97 degrees at BOWLING GREEN APT and the extreme low was 61 degrees at MCKEE 5S.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.07 inches statewide which was 0.05 inches above normal and 105% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.06 inches, Central 0.93 inches, Bluegrass 1.18 inches and East 1.13 inches, which was 0.05, -0.08, 0.16 and 0.10 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.07 inches at BARBOURVILLE 3E to a high of 3.93 inches at VANCEBURG 6W.
Sunday June 24, 2018 the 175th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 23.390000 Distance 0.999715 AU Rise 06:17 EDT Set 21:05 EDT Transit Meridian 13:40 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 05:47 EDT Ends 21:35 EDT --------------------------------------------------- Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 86 / 63 --------------------------------------------------- Calculations made for central point in Kentucky Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and elevation -- PriddySunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
.............................. JUNE 24TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1816... The cold weather of early June finally gave way to several days of 90 degree heat in Massachusetts, including a reading of 99 degrees at Salem. (David Ludlum) ...1924... Six men at a rock quarry south of Winston-Salem NC sought shelter from a thunderstorm. The structure chosen contained a quantity of dynamite. Lightning struck a near-by tree causing the dynamite to explode. The men were killed instantly. (The Weather Channel) ...1951... Twelve inches of hail broke windows and roofs, and dented automobiles, causing more than fourteen million dollars damage. The storm plowed 200 miles from Kingmand County KS into Missouri, with the Wichita area hardest hit. It was the most disastrous hailstorm of record for the state of Kansas. (David Ludlum) ...1952... Thunderstorms produced a swath of hail 60 miles long and 3.5 miles wide through parts of Hand, Beadle, Kingsbury, Miner and Jerauld counties in South Dakota. Poultry and livestock were killed, and many persons were injured. Hail ten inches in circumference was reported at Huron SD. (The Weather Channel)UKAWC Briefing Page