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Updated Friday, April 26, 2019, U.S.
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Regional Hourly Observations For County, Kentucky
Issued at 1000 AM EDT FRI APR 26 2019
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS PADUCAH FAIR 58 47 66 W14G23 29.96R HENDERSON FAIR 56 49 77 W22G28 29.90R OWENSBORO FAIR 57 49 74 NW15 29.88R HOPKINSVILLE FAIR 58 48 71 W15 29.92R BOWLING GREEN FAIR 60 46 59 NW10G22 29.87R GLASGOW FAIR 55 49 80 NW10G18 29.84R
Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 1000am EDT, Friday April 26, 2019
Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 58 degrees west, near 52 degrees central, and near 57 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 47 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 54 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, fair central, and poor east. Winds are from the west at 14 mph with gusts at 23 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 16 mph with gusts at 30 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are variable at 5 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 60 degrees at Bowling Green. The lowest temperature is 50 degrees at Covington.
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Hazardous Weather Outlook For County, Kentucky
353 AM CDT Fri Apr 26 2019
DAY ONE Today and Tonight Northwest winds will gust 25 to 35 mph through the day. The strongest winds should be across the Evansville Tri State. Flooding continues on several area rivers. Please check the latest river flood warnings and statements for details. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday South winds will gust 30 to 40 mph at times Saturday afternoon, mainly over southeast Missouri, southern Illinois and the Purchase Area of Kentucky. There is a chance of thunderstorms across all or part of the area Monday through Thursday. With any of these storms, locally heavy downpours and lightning will be the primary concerns. A few strong to severe thunderstorms cannot be ruled out by mid week. Flooding will continue on several area rivers. Please check the latest river flood warnings and statements for details. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not anticipated.
7-Day Forecast For County, KY
936 AM CDT Fri Apr 26 2019
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly sunny in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds around 5 mph in the morning increasing to around 15 mph in the afternoon.
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the evening shifting to the west after midnight.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds 10 to 15 mph in the morning shifting to the northeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Mostly clear. A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 40s.
Partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. Highs in the upper 70s.
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s.
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s.
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s.
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Medium & Long Range Outlook For County, Kentucky
KENTUCKY --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAY 1-MAY 5 MAY 3-MAY 9 MAY MAY-JUL ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Above Above Precipitation: Above Above Normal Above .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas PriddyTWC Jet, 15-Day Jet,Trend, Max/Mins
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Kentucky Climate Summary
Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 04-18-2019 to 04-24-2019
Temperatures for the period averaged 59 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal and 2 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 70 in the West to 72 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 49 degrees in the West to 49 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 7 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 86 degrees at LOUISA 1S and the extreme low was 32 degrees at HARTFORD 3E.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.86 inches statewide which was 0.86 inches above normal and 186% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 2.46 inches, Central 2.22 inches, Bluegrass 1.86 inches and East 0.90 inches, which was 1.30, 1.22, 0.94 and -0.02 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.40 inches at WILLIAMSBURG AWOS to a high of 3.91 inches at BRANDENBURG 4SW.
Friday April 26, 2019 the 116th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 13.750000 Distance 0.999718 AU Rise 06:48 EDT Set 20:25 EDT Transit Meridian 13:36 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:21 EDT Ends 20:52 EDT --------------------------------------------------- Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 72 / 49 --------------------------------------------------- Calculations made for central point in Kentucky Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and elevation -- PriddySunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
APRIL 26TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1834... Killer frosts were reported in the Deep South. The frost was quite severe around Huntsville AL, and highlighted a backward spring in the South that year. (David Ludlum) ...1978... An unusually strong occluded front swept out of the Gulf of Alaska and produced the first April thunderstorm of record at Fairbanks. Pea size hail fell northeast of Fairbanks from thunderstorms whose tops were less than 8000 feet. (The Weather Channel) ...1984... Severe thunderstorms associated with an intense cyclone spawned a total of forty-seven tornadoes in two days from Louisiana to Upper Michigan. The tornadoes killed 16 persons and injured 259 others. (Storm Data)UKAWC Briefing Page