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Regional Hourly Observations For BOYD County, Kentucky
Issued at 500 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2018
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      FAIR      57  54  89 SE13G22   30.25F                  
COVINGTON      RAIN      47  47 100 E3        30.25F FOG              
FRANKFORT      FOG       52  49  89 E5        30.23F VSB 1/2          

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 500am EST, Friday February 23, 2018

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 58 degrees west, near 57 degrees central, and near 57 degrees east. Current sky conditions are heavy rain west, fair central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 54 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 54 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, poor central, and poor east. There is patchy fog west. Winds are from the south at 12 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to heavy rain. Winds are from the southeast at 13 mph with gusts at 22 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 3 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 64 degrees at Bowling Green. The lowest temperature is 47 degrees at Covington.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For BOYD County, Kentucky
445 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

   FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING  

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northeast Kentucky, southeast 
Ohio, and portions of central West Virginia, northern West Virginia 
and western West Virginia. 

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

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

   Flood Watch.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

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

   Flood Watch.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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7-Day Forecast For BOYD County, KY
432 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018


FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING

TODAY
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers this morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Much warmer with highs in the mid 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming southwest this afternoon. Chance of rain 30 percent.

TONIGHT
A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds around 5 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SATURDAY
Patchy fog in the morning. Showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Locally heavy rainfall possible. Highs around 70. East winds around 5 mph, becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
A chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then showers with a chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Locally heavy rainfall possible after midnight. Lows around 60. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

SUNDAY
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then mostly sunny in the afternoon. Locally heavy rainfall possible in the morning. Highs in the upper 60s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Much cooler with lows in the lower 40s.

MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Highs in the upper 50s. Lows in the upper 30s.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly 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 in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely, mainly in the morning. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

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


Medium & Long Range Outlook For BOYD County, Kentucky
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                FEB 28-MAR 4  MAR 2-MAR 8    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Below     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal      Above      Above                      

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Drought Status For BOYD County, Kentucky
(Based on the latest Palmer Drought Severity and Crop Moisture Indices)
EASTERN   KY CLIMATE DIVISION

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:
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Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: UNUSUAL MOIST SPELL   (PDSI=   2.68)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Excessively Wet, Some Fields Flooded         (CMI=   4.17)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  0.04)

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 02-15-2018 to 02-21-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 56 degrees across the state which was 18 degrees warmer than normal and 14 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 66 in the West to 66 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 16 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 16 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 46 degrees in the West to 48 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 16 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 22 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 82 degrees at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 24 degrees at CARBONDALE ASOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.90 inches statewide which was 0.99 inches above normal and 209% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 2.12 inches, Central 1.72 inches, Bluegrass 1.84 inches and East 1.94 inches, which was 1.09, 0.74, 1.06 and 1.09 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 1.11 inches at SCOTTSVILLE 2W to a high of 3.42 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS.

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Almanac Information
Friday February 23, 2018 the 54th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -9.460000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:18 EST Set 18:26 EST
Transit Meridian 12:51 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 06:52 EST Ends 18:52 EST

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 50 / 27
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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...



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FEBRUARY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS...WITH KENTUCKY HIGHLIGHS...
...1802...
A great snowstorm raged along the New England coast producing 48 inches
of snow north of Boston. Three large ships from Salem were wrecked
along Cape Cod. (David Ludlum)
...1936...
A severe blizzard in the Sierra Nevada Range closed Donner Pass. It
stranded 750 motorists and claimed seven lives. (David Ludlum)
---------- KENTUCKY CLIMATE HIGHLIGHTS ---------
...FEBRUARY 1899...
February.  "The month will go down in Kentucky history as 'the
cold February'.  From the 9th to the 14th was a period of
unprecedented cold; the temperature in many portions of the State
going to 20 to 30 degrees below zero," and to -33 degrees F at
Sandy Hook on 2/11/1899.  In at least one location, "the Kentucky
River, solidly frozen, was possible for team and wagon."
Priddy, UKAWC
...1996...
The mercury climbed to 79 degrees at the Jackson KY NWS Weather Office. This 
reading represents the warmest February temperature ever recorded at the Jackson 
Weather Office since climate records begin in 1981.
(NWS Jackson, KY)
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