Boone County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County, Kentucky
Issued at 500 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      CLEAR     71  63  75 SE9       29.95F                  
COVINGTON      CLOUDY    70  64  81 S5        29.93R                  
FRANKFORT      CLEAR     72  63  73 SE8       29.92R                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 500am EDT, Sunday April 30, 2017

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 68 degrees west, near 71 degrees central, and near 69 degrees east. Current sky conditions are thunderstorms west, clear central, and partly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, fair central, and fair east. There is patchy fog west. Winds are from the south at 14 mph with gusts at 24 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and thunderstorms. Winds are from the southeast at 9 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 75 degrees at Hopkinsville and Bowling Green. The lowest temperature is 66 degrees at Owensboro.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For BOONE County, Kentucky
1113 PM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

There is a low probability for widespread hazardous weather.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

Wind gusts up to 40 MPH are possible on Monday and Tuesday.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, KY
357 AM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

TODAY
Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Unseasonably warm with highs in the mid 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph this late morning and afternoon. Chance of rain 20 percent.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Colder with lows in the upper 50s. South winds around 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Much colder. Less humid with highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Colder with lows in the upper 40s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning, then clearing. Highs in the upper 60s. West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Showers likely. Lows around 50. Chance of rain 70 percent.

THURSDAY
Showers likely. Highs around 60. Chance of rain 70 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s.

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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 
                 MAY 5-MAY 9 MAY 7-MAY 13    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
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   Temperature:      Below       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        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=  -1.54)
Rainfall Needed:  4.35 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Moisture Adequate For Present Needs          (CMI=   0.59)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  0.01)

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 04-22-2017 to 04-28-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 60 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal and 8 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 70 in the West to 70 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 51 degrees in the West to 51 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 8 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 86 degrees at KOOMER RIDGE and the extreme low was 35 degrees at BURLINGTON 4S.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.38 inches statewide which was 0.33 inches above normal and 132% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.74 inches, Central 1.28 inches, Bluegrass 0.59 inches and East 1.90 inches, which was 0.54, 0.22, -0.37 and 0.94 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.10 inches at JACKSON AIRPORT to a high of 4.49 inches at MIDDLESBORO AWOS.

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Almanac Information
Sunday April 30, 2017 the 120th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 15.150000
Distance 0.999718 AU
Rise 06:42 EDT Set 20:29 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:35 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:15 EDT Ends 20:56 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 73 / 50
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Weather History...



APRIL 30TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1852...
A tornado, following the same track as the famous "Tri-state Tornado" of
1925, struck the town of New Harmony IND. Just sixteen persons were killed
by the twister, due to the sparse settlement. The "Tri-state Tornado"
killed 695 persons. (David Ludlum)
...1953...
A tornado 300 yards in width leveled homes on the north side of
Warner-Robins GA, and barracks on the south side of the Warner-Robins Air
Force Base. (The Weather Channel)

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