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Updated Friday, March 22, 2019

...Dry Today & Saturday, Seasonal Temperatures Into The Weekend...

Dry weather ahead for today and Saturday. Gusty northwest winds Friday afternoon to early evening. High pressure centers over the region Saturday with clear skies and light winds. Rain chances return Sunday afternoon through early Tuesday morning with a chance of thunderstorms Monday afternoon.

The medium-range outlooks for the period March 27th, to the following April 4th, call for Near normal temperatures and Above normal rainfall.

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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County, Kentucky
Issued at 100 PM EDT FRI MAR 22 2019
...SOUTHERN OHIO/WEST VIRGINIA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
COVINGTON      PTSUNNY   46  31  55 N17G28    29.98R                  
COLUMBUS       PTSUNNY   41  35  79 NW15      29.88S                  
DAYTON         PTSUNNY   45  27  49 NW22G32   29.96R                  
WILMINGTON     CLOUDY    44  29  55 NW21G26   29.94R                  
HUNTINGTON     CLOUDY    49  33  54 W12G23    29.87F                  
CHARLESTON     CLOUDY    46  35  65 W9G24     29.84S                  
PINEVILLE*     CLOUDY    45  33  62 MISG      29.90F                  
BECKLEY        CLOUDY    40  30  67 W14G25    29.80F WCI  32          
BLUEFIELD      CLOUDY    39  28  64 W23G33    29.82F WCI  28          
LOGAN CO APT*  CLOUDY    45  34  65 SW17      29.85F                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 100pm EDT, Friday March 22, 2019

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 61 degrees west, near 53 degrees central, and near 52 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, fair central, and partly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 39%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 52%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 46%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. Current drying conditions are good west, fair central, and good east. Winds are from the west at 12 mph with gusts at 17 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 18 mph with gusts at 25 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph with gusts at 23 mph east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category west, no stress category central, and no stress category east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 61 degrees at Paducah. The lowest temperature is 46 degrees at Covington.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For BOONE County, Kentucky
322 AM EDT Fri Mar 22 2019

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, KY
1047 AM EDT Fri Mar 22 2019

REST OF TODAY
Partly cloudy. Highs around 50. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph, diminishing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

SATURDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds around 5 mph, becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs around 60. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy. Showers, mainly in the morning. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Much cooler with lows in the upper 20s.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 20s.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s.

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


Medium & Long Range Outlook For BOONE County, Kentucky
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
               MAR 27-MAR 31 MAR 29-APR 4    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
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   Temperature:     Normal       Normal      Below      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      

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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: EXTREME MOIST SPELL   (PDSI=   4.71)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Favorable, Except Still Too Wet In Spots     (CMI=   1.49)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -1.22)

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 03-15-2019 to 03-21-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 43 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees cooler than normal and 8 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 54 in the West to 54 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 6 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 5 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 34 degrees in the West to 33 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 0 degrees from normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 69 degrees at LOUISA 1S and the extreme low was 0 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.16 inches statewide which was 0.87 inches below normal and 16% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.08 inches, Central 0.06 inches, Bluegrass 0.25 inches and East 0.26 inches, which was 1.01, 1.03, 0.68 and 0.75 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at BOWLING GREEN 4E to a high of 0.83 inches at LONDON CORBIN APRT.

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Almanac Information
Friday March 22, 2019 the 81th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 0.920000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:38 EDT Set 18:53 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:45 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:13 EDT Ends 19:18 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 59 / 36
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Calculations made for central point in Kentucky
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy

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Weather History...



MARCH 22ND
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1920...
A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as
Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was
described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude".
(22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
...1936...
A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107
lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum)
...1954...
Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The
Weather Channel)
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