Boone County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County, Kentucky
Issued at 500 AM EDT THU OCT 19 2017
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      CLEAR     49  43  80 S7        30.24R                  
COVINGTON      CLEAR     49  46  90 SW6       30.21R                  
FRANKFORT      PTCLDY    43  39  86 CALM      30.22R                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 500am EDT, Thursday October 19, 2017

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 56 degrees west, near 49 degrees central, and near 50 degrees east. Current sky conditions are clear west, clear central, and clear east. In the west, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. Tobacco stripping conditions are marginal west, marginal central, and marginal east. Winds are from the southwest at 6 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 7 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 56 degrees at Paducah. The lowest temperature is 42 degrees at London.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For BOONE County, Kentucky
908 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

 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
304 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

TODAY
Patchy fog this morning. Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

TONIGHT
Clear. Areas of fog after midnight. Lows in the upper 40s. Southwest winds around 5 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable.

FRIDAY
Areas of fog in the morning. Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds around 5 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Southeast winds around 5 mph.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 50s.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.

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

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s.

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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 
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   Temperature:      Below        Below      Below      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Below      Below     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=   0.95)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Moisture Adequate For Present Needs          (CMI=   0.85)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  0.56)

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 10-11-2017 to 10-17-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 62 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees warmer than normal and 8 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 72 in the West to 74 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 50 degrees in the West to 53 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 10 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 90 degrees at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS and the extreme low was 33 degrees at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.27 inches statewide which was 0.45 inches below normal and 38% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.22 inches, Central 0.12 inches, Bluegrass 0.25 inches and East 0.48 inches, which was 0.52, 0.61, 0.44 and 0.23 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at EDMONTON 5W to a high of 1.25 inches at HINDMAN 5N.

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Almanac Information
Thursday October 19, 2017 the 292th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.400000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:52 EDT Set 18:54 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:23 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:26 EDT Ends 19:20 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 68 / 45
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Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
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Weather History...



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OCTOBER 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1844...
The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at
hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo
NY. The storm drowned 200 persons. (David Ludlum)
...1961...
Rain changed to a record early season, heavy wet snow over the southern
mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still on trees, resulting in the
worst forest disaster since the fires of 1952 and 953. One to two feet of
snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel)
...1984...
Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of
Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most
businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central U.S., and ushered
cool Canadian air into the Great Plains Region. Daytime highs were only in
the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph
reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals
ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at
Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month
as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower
Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern Ohio. The heavy wet
snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the city of Cincinnati OH was
without electricity during the morning hours. Temperatures dipped below
freezing across much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, including
fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North
Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities
reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92
degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in
October, and 116 such days for the year. (The National Weather Summary)

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