Boone County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County, Kentucky
Issued at 500 AM EST WED DEC 07 2016
...SOUTHERN OHIO/WEST VIRGINIA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
COVINGTON      MOCLDY    31  27  85 W5        30.10R WCI  26          
COLUMBUS       PTCLDY    30  28  92 W7        30.05R WCI  23          
DAYTON         PTCLDY    28  22  78 W10       30.07R WCI  19          
WILMINGTON     MOCLDY    29  26  89 W6        30.07R WCI  23          
HUNTINGTON     CLOUDY    38  32  79 W3        30.08S                  
CHARLESTON     MOCLDY    41  33  73 W6        30.06R                  
PINEVILLE*     CLOUDY    40  35  82 MISG      30.08F                  
BECKLEY        CLOUDY    37  30  75 NW10      30.03R WCI  30          
BLUEFIELD      CLOUDY    36  31  82 VRB6      30.01R WCI  31          
LOGAN CO APT*  CLOUDY    39  36  87 CALM      30.05S                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 500am EST, Wednesday December 07, 2016

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 34 degrees west, near 32 degrees central, and near 37 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and mostly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 88%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, poor central, and poor east. Tobacco stripping conditions are marginal west, favorable central, and favorable east. Winds are from the north at 6 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 29 degrees west. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 5 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 33 degrees east. 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 38 degrees at London. The lowest temperature is 31 degrees at Covington.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For BOONE County, Kentucky
316 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

 DAY ONE  TODAY AND TONIGHT.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

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
309 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

TODAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS AROUND 40. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

TONIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

THURSDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

THURSDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

FRIDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES IN THE MORNING. HIGHS AROUND 30. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20.

SATURDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

SATURDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING

THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. CHANCE OF SNOW 40 PERCENT.

SUNDAY
CLOUDY. SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING

THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.

SUNDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE EVENING. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.

MONDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.

MONDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING
THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.

TUESDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS AROUND 40.

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 
                   DEC 12-16    DEC 14-20    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      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: MODERATE DROUGHT      (PDSI=  -2.03)
Rainfall Needed:  5.74 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Moisture Adequate For Present Needs          (CMI=   0.12)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  0.36)

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 11-29-2016 to 12-05-2016

Temperatures for the period averaged 44 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal and 2 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 51 in the West to 51 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 36 degrees in the West to 40 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 10 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 79 degrees at LOUISVILLE APT and the extreme low was 21 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.14 inches statewide which was 0.05 inches above normal and 104% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.36 inches, Central 1.05 inches, Bluegrass 0.78 inches and East 2.35 inches, which was -0.90, -0.12, -0.14 and 1.33 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.11 inches at CARBONDALE ASOS to a high of 5.93 inches at YELLOW CREEK.

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Almanac Information
Wednesday December 07, 2016 the 342th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -22.750000
Distance 0.999724 AU
Rise 07:42 EST Set 17:19 EST
Transit Meridian 12:30 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:14 EST Ends 17:47 EST

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 48 / 29
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Weather History...



DECEMBER 7TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1740...
In early December two weeks of mild and rainy weather culminated in the
worst flood in fifty years in the Lower Connecticut River Valley. The
Merrimack River swelled to its highest level, and in Maine the raging
waters swept away mills, carried off bridges, and ruined highways. (David
Ludlum)
...1924...
Bowling Green, KY's wettest day on record, with 6.15 inches of precipitation. 
Also Danville, Kentucky's wettest day on record, with 5.60 inches of 
precipitation. (NWS Louisville)
...1935...
Severe flooding hit parts of the Houston TX area. Eight persons were killed
as one hundred city blocks were inundated. Satsuma reported 16.49 inches of
rain. The Buffalo and White Oak Bayous crested on the 9th. (6th-8th) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
Heavy rain fell across eastern Puerto Rico, with 19.41 inches reported at
Las Piedras. Flooding caused five million dollars damage. Another in a
series of storms hit the northwestern U.S., with wind gusts above 100 mph
reported at Cape Blanco OR. While snow and gusty winds accompanied a cold
front crossing the Rockies, strong westerly winds, gusting to 93 mph at
Boulder CO, helped temperatures in western Kansas reach the 60s for the
sixth day in a row. Freezing drizzle in northeastern slowed traffic to 5
mph on some roads in Morrow County. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1988...
An outbreak of cold arctic air brought up to 18 inches of snow to the
Colorado Rockies, with 14 inches at Boulder CO, and seven inches at Denver.
Heavy snow blanketed New Mexico the following day, with 15 inches reported
near Ruidoso. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
A storm moving out of the Central Rocky Mountain Region spread snow across
Kansas and Oklahoma into Arkansas and Tennessee. Snowfall totals ranged up
to 7.5 inches at Winfield KS. Freezing rain on trees and power lines cut
off electricity to 24,000 homes in northeastern Arkansas, and 40,000 homes
in the Nashville TN area were without electricity for several hours. (Storm
Data) (The National Weather Summary)
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