Boone County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County, Kentucky
Issued at 200 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      PTSUNNY   84  69  60 VRB3      30.01F                  
COVINGTON      PTSUNNY   84  69  60 SW8       29.98F                  
FRANKFORT      PTSUNNY   85  70  60 SW8       29.99F                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 200pm EDT, Saturday July 30, 2016

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 80 degrees west, near 84 degrees central, and near 82 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, partly sunny central, and partly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the west at 5 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 3 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 86 degrees at Louisville Bowman. The lowest temperature is 80 degrees at Paducah.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For BOONE County, Kentucky
102 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

 DAY ONE  THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, KY
119 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

THIS AFTERNOON
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. NEAR STEADY TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 40 PERCENT.

TONIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.

SUNDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.

SUNDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

MONDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

WEDNESDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.

FRIDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. CHANCE OF RAIN 40 PERCENT.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For BOONE County, Kentucky
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                 AUG 4-AUG 8 AUG 6-AUG 12    AUG       AUG-OCT                      
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   Temperature:      Above       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Below     Normal     Normal                      

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Drought Status For BOONE County, Kentucky
(Based on the latest Palmer Drought Severity and Crop Moisture Indices)
BLUEGRASS KY CLIMATE DIVISION

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:
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Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: NEAR NORMAL           (PDSI=  -1.09)
Rainfall Needed:  2.69 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Topsoil Moisture Short, Germination Slow     (CMI=  -0.53)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -0.84)

Note: Due to rainfall variability within each climate division, check Precip Reports/GIS Estimates and the Kentucky Climate Summary for the latest moisture information for this county.

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Kentucky Climate Summary
Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 07-23-2016 to 07-29-2016

Temperatures for the period averaged 80 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees warmer than normal and no change to the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 90 in the West to 89 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 72 degrees in the West to 70 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 5 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 6 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 96 degrees at KOOMER RIDGE and the extreme low was 66 degrees at MIDDLESBORO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 2.59 inches statewide which was 1.61 inches above normal and 264% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 3.12 inches, Central 2.14 inches, Bluegrass 2.61 inches and East 2.49 inches, which was 2.18, 1.15, 1.64 and 1.47 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.62 inches at BRANDENBURG 4SW to a high of 7.46 inches at ALEXANDRIA 5NW.

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Almanac Information
Saturday July 30, 2016 the 212th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 18.150000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:40 EDT Set 20:49 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:44 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:12 EDT Ends 21:17 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 87 / 64
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Weather History...



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JULY 30TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1949...
The state record for Connecticut was established when the town of
Greenville registered an afternoon high of 102 degrees. (The Weather
Channel)
...1965...
The temperature at Portland OR reached 107 degrees to equal their all-time
record high. (The Weather Channel)
...1979...
A forty-minute hailstorm bombed Fort Collins CO with baseball to softball
size hail. Two thousand homes and 2500 automobiles were damaged, and about
25 persons were injured, mainly when hit on the head by the huge stones. A
three month old baby died later of injuries. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Afternoon highs of 105 degrees at Aberdeen SD, 102 degrees at Bismarck ND,
and 102 degrees at Pueblo CO, were records for the date. Pueblo CO reported
just .09 inch of rain for the first thirty days of the month. (The National
Weather Summary)
...1988...
A dozen cities in the north central and northeastern U.S. reported record
high temperatures for the date. Downtown Baltimore MD hit 103 degrees,
marking a record eight days of 100 degree heat for the month, and ten for
the year. The high of 101 degrees at Billings MT marked a record seventeen
days of 100 degree heat for the year. Thunderstorms produced severe weather
in the northeast, with nearly fifty reports of large hail or damaging winds
in Pennsylvania and New York State. A tree fell on a car at Erie PA
injuring four persons. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Morning thunderstorms over central Missouri deluged Columbia with 5.98
inches of rain causing flash flooding. Daytime thunder- storms in Kentucky
drenched Paducah with 1.73 inches of rain in less than half an hour.
Evening thunderstorms in the north central U.S. produced wind gusts to 78
mph east of Moccasin MT. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


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