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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County, Kentucky
Issued at 800 PM EST SAT JAN 19 2019
COVINGTON      FRZ RAIN  32  32 100 N23G33    29.55R FOG     WCI  19  
COLUMBUS       FRZ RAIN  32  29  88 NE17G28   29.55F FOG     WCI  21  
DAYTON         LGT SNOW  27  23  85 N25G37    29.62R FOG     WCI  12  
WILMINGTON     CLOUDY    30  27  88 NE16G28   29.53R WCI  19          
HUNTINGTON     RAIN      50  47  89 SE9G17    29.39F                  
CHARLESTON     LGT RAIN  47  45  93 S8        29.50F                  
PINEVILLE*     RAIN      46  43  92 MISG      29.62F                  
BECKLEY        RAIN      39  37  92 SE15G21   29.59F WCI  31          
BLUEFIELD      LGT RAIN  40  38  93 VRB3      29.59F                  
LOGAN CO APT*  LGT RAIN  48  46  93 S15G23    29.52S                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 800pm EST, Saturday January 19, 2019

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 30 degrees west, near 46 degrees central, and near 51 degrees east. Current sky conditions are light snow west, light rain central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, poor central, and poor east. Tobacco stripping conditions are favorable west, favorable central, and favorable east. Winds are from the north at 23 mph with gusts at 33 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light snow. The wind chill is near 17 degrees west. Winds are from the north at 13 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. Winds are variable at 5 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. 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 54 degrees at London. The lowest temperature is 29 degrees at Henderson.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For BOONE County, Kentucky
455 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019


This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Southeast Indiana, Northern 
Kentucky, South Central Ohio and Southwest Ohio.

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Winter Storm Warning.

Gusty winds up to 45 mph. Cold wind chill values expected.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Winter Storm Warning.

Gusty winds up to 40 mph Sunday morning. Cold wind chill values 
expected through Tuesday morning.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, KY
627 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019


Areas of blowing snow this evening. Rain, snow with a chance of freezing rain this evening, then snow after midnight. Snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches. A trace of ice accumulation. Blustery and much cooler with lows 10 to 15. North winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

Partly cloudy. Much cooler with highs 15 to 20. North winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Wind chill values as low as 4 below.

Partly cloudy. Cold with lows 0 to 5 above. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Wind chill values as low as 4 below.

Mostly sunny in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. Cold with highs 15 to 20. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

Partly cloudy. Lows 10 to 15. East winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly sunny in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. Warmer with highs in the lower 40s.

Showers. Warmer with lows in the upper 30s. Chance of rain 90 percent.

Rain showers. Highs in the lower 40s. Temperatures falling into the mid 30s in the afternoon. Chance of rain 90 percent.

Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow and rain in the evening, then a chance of snow after midnight. Cooler with lows in the mid 20s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 30s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s.

Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s.

Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 10 above.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 20s.

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

Medium & Long Range Outlook For BOONE County, Kentucky
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JAN 25-29 JAN 27-FEB 2    JAN       JAN-MAR                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below      Below      Below                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Below      Below      Below                      

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

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:

Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: EXTREME MOIST SPELL   (PDSI=   4.68)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL

Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:

Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: More Dry Weather Needed, Work Delayed        (CMI=   2.01)
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 01-12-2019 to 01-18-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 36 degrees across the state which was 3 degrees warmer than normal and 4 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 41 in the West to 38 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 5 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 35 degrees in the West to 32 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 10 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 9 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 50 degrees at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS and the extreme low was 14 degrees at CINCINNATI.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.80 inches statewide which was 0.05 inches below normal and 94% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.71 inches, Central 0.82 inches, Bluegrass 0.80 inches and East 0.85 inches, which was -0.18, -0.08, 0.07 and -0.03 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at WHITLEY CITY 3N to a high of 1.21 inches at HINDMAN 5N.

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Almanac Information
Saturday January 19, 2019 the 19th Day of Year

Declination -20.170000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:52 EST Set 17:47 EST
Transit Meridian 12:49 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:24 EST Ends 18:15 EST

Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 41 / 22

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...

The famous "cold day" in New England. Gale force winds wrecked homes, and
accompanied a sudden overnight drop in temperature of 50 degrees. Tradgedy
struck Sanbornton NH where three chidren froze to death. (David Ludlum)
Giant Forest CA received 60 inches of snow in just 24 hours, a state
record, and the second highest 24 hour total of record for the U.S. (David
Snowflakes were observed at Homestead and Miami Beach in extreme southern
Florida. (David Ludlum)
A storm tracking toward the northeastern U.S. produced up to 14 inches of
snow in northern Indiana. Peru IN reported a foot of snow. Six cities in
Florida reported new record high temperatures for the date. The afternoon
high of 88 degrees at Miami equalled their record for the month of January.
(National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
A powerful storm hit the central U.S. producing blizzard conditions in the
Central High Plains, and severe thunderstorms in the Lower Mississippi
Valley. Snowfall totals ranged up to 36 inches at Wolf Creek Pass CO, with
31 inches at Elsmere NE. Tornadoes claimed five lives in Tennessee, and a
tornado at Cullman AL injured 35 persons. (National Weather Summary) (Storm
The high temperature for the day at Fairbanks AK was a frigid 41 degrees
below zero, and the morning low of 24 degrees below zero at Anchorage AK
was their coldest reading in fourteen years. (National Weather Summary)
Thunderstorms produced large hail and damaging winds in eastern Texas and
Louisiana. Tornadoes at Garland TX and Apple Springs TX each injured one
person. Heavy snow spread from the Southern and Central Rockies into the
Great Plains. Storm totals in New Mexico reached 36 inches at Gascon.
Totals in the Central Plains ranged up to 15 inches near McCook NE and
Garden City KS. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
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