Boone County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


(Click image to zoom) or Click Here

36 Hr. Forecast Map
All Radar images NOAA/UKAWC
All Satellite images NOAA

County Hazardous Weather Outlook County Weather for Emergency Managers County Drought Status
Weather Summary County Ag Weather Advisory Hourly Observations Nowcast 7 Day Forecast Medium & Long Range Outlook
Precipitation Report Kentucky Climate Summary GIS Estimates Almanac Precision Ag., Lawn & Garden Forecast Historical Facts




Palmer Drought Index



Crop Moisture Index
Also see:





NWS: Calculated Soil Moisture.
UKAWC: NEW weather pages here...

A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.


Additional weather updates will be available shortly.

Meanwhile:

Get all of Kentucky's regional forecast discussions from your local National Weather Office, 
or from the UK Ag. Weather Center at: weather.uky.edu

Western KY:
Central KY:
Eastern KY:

Specific and detailed farm-by-farm weather forecast information is available in your
Point Ag Forecast. Current Conditions Kentucky, U.S.

(New) Ag Weather web site, Next 48 hours in Kentucky, All States,

Latest UK Weather Articles

USDA's Ag Weather:National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary ,International Highlights , Next Weather Event?
Current Surface Map, Regional, Composite, TWC, Yesterday's Highs, Lows ,
Upper Air,Scientific Discussion from NWS

Click here for UKAWC Point Agricultural, Lawn & Garden Forecast/Outlook in case of corrupt tables.

Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County, Kentucky
Issued at 1200 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      SUNNY     89  71  55 S5        30.13F HX  95           
COVINGTON      MOSUNNY   87  74  64 S7        30.13S HX  95           
FRANKFORT      SUNNY     88  71  57 S6        30.11F HX  94           

KY Round-up, Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, Rh, Wind, Regional Obs., Station Model, NWS Louisville
Meteograms: Paducah , Evansville , Bowling Green , Hopkinsville , Frankfort , Louisville , Lexington , Covington , Jackson , London , About Meteograms


Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 1200pm EDT, Saturday August 27, 2016

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 82 degrees west, near 89 degrees central, and near 86 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly sunny west, sunny central, and sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 55%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. The heat index is near 95 degrees central. In the east, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. The heat index is near 93 degrees east. Current drying conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, danger central, and danger east. Winds are calm west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 5 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 89 degrees at Lexington. The lowest temperature is 81 degrees at Henderson.

List of Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Observations in Kentucky


Radar:
UKAWC Radar, NWS Radar (NEW!), SPC Radar, SkyWarn, NEXRAD,
Hazardous Weather Outlook For BOONE County, Kentucky
554 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

 DAY ONE  TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HEAT INDICES NEAR 100 ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON.


 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

HEAT INDICES IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S ARE EXPECTED ON 
SUNDAY AND MONDAY AFTERNOON.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, KY
1241 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

THIS AFTERNOON
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. NEAR STEADY TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT. HEAT INDEX VALUES UP TO 101.

TONIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. MUGGY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.

SUNDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HUMID WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT. HEAT INDEX VALUES UP TO 100.

SUNDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS

MAINLY IN THE EVENING. MUGGY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.

MONDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HUMID WITH HIGHS AROUND 90. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.

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

THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.

Day 1 Precip, Day 2, 5 Day Total, Days 1-5, ALL


Medium & Long Range Outlook For BOONE County, Kentucky
                             KENTUCKY                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                 SEP 1-SEP 5  SEP 3-SEP 9    SEP       SEP-NOV                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Below     Normal      Below                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
TWC 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


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:
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: NEAR NORMAL           (PDSI=   0.61)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Moisture Adequate For Present Needs          (CMI=   0.55)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  0.58)

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.

Additional Drought Info.: UKAWC Drought Page


Kentucky Climate Summary
Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 08-20-2016 to 08-26-2016

Temperatures for the period averaged 75 degrees across the state which was 0 degrees from normal and 2 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 86 in the West to 84 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 2 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 67 degrees in the West to 65 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 95 degrees at MAYFIELD 6SW and the extreme low was 53 degrees at RICHMOND 8E.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.98 inches statewide which was 0.18 inches above normal and 123% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.10 inches, Central 1.35 inches, Bluegrass 0.65 inches and East 0.82 inches, which was 0.38, 0.54, -0.15 and -0.04 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.03 inches at EVANSVILLE ASOS to a high of 3.17 inches at BENTON 4N.

Kentucky Climate Summaries: Last day, Last 3 days, 7 days, 14, 21, 30, 60, 90 days
Yesterday's Weather Data, Kentucky Climate in Review


Almanac Information
Saturday August 27, 2016 the 240th Day of Year

---------------------------------------------------
SUN
Declination 9.550000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 07:05 EDT Set 20:14 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:39 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:39 EDT Ends 20:40 EDT

---------------------------------------------------
Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 84 / 61
---------------------------------------------------


Calculations made for central point in Kentucky
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy

Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
What the Moon looks like right now (USN)

On This Day In

Weather History...



//////////////////////////////
AUGUST 27TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1854...
A tornado struck Louisville, killing 25 people, including 18 at the Third 
Presbyterian Church at the corner of Walnut (Muhammad Ali) and 11th 
streets. Most of the tornadic damage occurred in a southwest-to-northeast 
swath downtown. Among the wrecked properties were an orphans' home, hemp 
factory, school, and steamboat. A hundred people were injured. (NWS Louisville)
...1893...
The first of three great hurricanes that year struck South Carolina
drowning more than 1000 persons in a tidal surge at Charleston. (David
Ludlum)
...1964...
Hurricane Cleo battered Miami and the South Florida area. It was the first
direct hit for Miami in fourteen years. Winds gusted to 135 mph, and the
hurricane caused 125 million dollars damage. (David Ludlum)
...1970...
Elko NV was deluged with 3.66 inches of rain in just one hour, establishing
a state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Washington D.C. soared to a record hot 100 degrees, while clouds and rain
to the north kept temperature readings in the 50s in central and
southeastern New York State. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Afternoon thunderstorms produced locally heavy rains in the southwestern
U.S. Thunderstorms in eastern New Mexico produced wind gusts to 75 mph near
the White Sands Missile Range, and produced three inches of rain in two
hours near the town of Belen. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather in southeastern
Nebraska, eastern Kansas and Missouri. Thunderstorms produced baseball size
hail south of Belleville KS, and tennis ball size hail south of Lincoln NE.
Thunderstorms produced golf ball size hail and wind gusts to 70 mph at
Saint Joseph MO. Thunder- storms in North Dakota deluged the town of Linton
with six inches of rain in one hour. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...2003...
A two story home on Lacewood Lane in New Albany (Floyd County, KY) was struck 
by lightning. The second floor was heavily damaged. (NWS Louisville)
UKAWC Briefing Page

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky