Breckinridge County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Updated Friday Evening, June 22, 2018

...Storms Expected Into The Weekend...

Isolated to scattered showers and storms will remain in the forecst this evening, before diminishing overnight. Just like previous days, storms will be capable of heavy rain, gusty winds, and cloud to ground lightning. Scattered chances then remain in the forecast through the weekend. Temperatures stay in the 80s, but begin to increase back into the 90s over the next work week.

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Regional Hourly Observations For BRECKINRIDGE County, Kentucky
Issued at 400 PM EDT FRI JUN 22 2018
NORTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LOUISVILLE/SDF PTSUNNY   75  68  78 W12       29.67F THUNDER          
LOUISVILLE/LOU PTSUNNY   74  71  91 SW12      29.67F                  
FORT KNOX      FAIR      75  68  78 SW9       29.69F                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 400pm EDT, Friday June 22, 2018

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 78 degrees west, near 80 degrees central, and near 83 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, fair central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 63%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 54%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the west at 9 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 3 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 83 degrees at Jackson and Bowling Green. The lowest temperature is 74 degrees at Louisville Bowman.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For BRECKINRIDGE County, Kentucky
310 PM EDT Fri Jun 22 2018 /210 PM CDT Fri Jun 22 2018/

 DAY ONE  Late This Afternoon and Tonight.

Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected through early
evening as a low pressure system moves across the Ohio Valley. Brief
heavy rain, lightning, and strong wind gusts are expected with the 
stronger cells. An isolated severe storm with damaging winds is 
possible.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

Isolated to scattered storms are expected each day through Thursday.
Heavy downpours and gusty winds will accompany the strongest storms.


 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotters are encouraged to report any severe weather or flooding 
Friday and through the weekend to the National Weather Service.

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7-Day Forecast For BRECKINRIDGE County, KY
202 PM CDT Fri Jun 22 2018

LATE THIS AFTERNOON
Periods of showers and scattered thunderstorms. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph decreasing to up to 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with isolated showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds up to 5 mph.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds up to 5 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. North winds up to 5 mph.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 90s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

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


Medium & Long Range Outlook For BRECKINRIDGE County, Kentucky
                             KENTUCKY                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                JUN 28-JUL 2 JUN 30-JUL 6    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      

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

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:
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Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: NEAR NORMAL           (PDSI=  -0.85)
Rainfall Needed:  3.21 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Topsoil Moisture Short, Germination Slow     (CMI=  -0.07)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -0.35)

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.

Additional Drought Info.: UKAWC Drought Page


Kentucky Climate Summary
Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 06-15-2018 to 06-21-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 79 degrees across the state which was 6 degrees warmer than normal and 2 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 90 in the West to 88 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 4 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 71 degrees in the West to 66 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 7 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 7 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 97 degrees at BOWLING GREEN APT and the extreme low was 56 degrees at PAINTSVILLE 4W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.67 inches statewide which was 0.33 inches below normal and 67% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.75 inches, Central 0.47 inches, Bluegrass 0.81 inches and East 0.65 inches, which was 0.24, 0.53, 0.2 and 0.37 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at LONDON to a high of 3.61 inches at VANCEBURG 6W.

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Almanac Information
Friday June 22, 2018 the 173th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 23.430000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:16 EDT Set 21:05 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:40 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:46 EDT Ends 21:35 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 86 / 63
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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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JUNE 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1947...
Twelve inches of rain fell in forty-two minutes at Holt MO establishing a
world rainfall record. That record was tied on January 24-25, 1956, at the
Kilauea Sugar Plantation in Hawaii, as their state record was established
with 38 inches of rain in 24 hours. (The Weather Channel)
...1972...
Hurricane Agnes deluged Pennsylvania and New York State with torrential
rains resulting in the most costly flood in U.S. history. In the Middle
Susquehanna Valley of Pennsylvania, 24 hour rainfall amounts were generally
8 to 12 inches, with up to 19 inches in extreme southwestern Schuylkill
County. At Wilkes-Barre PA the dike was breached destroying much of the
town. Flooding resulted in 117 deaths and 3.1 billion dollars damage.
(David Ludlum)
...1981...
A young woman from Lubbock TX was struck by lightning. The bolt of
lightning struck just above her right shoulder near her neck, and passed
right to left through her body, tearing her warm-ups, causing her tennis
shoes to explode, and lifting her two feet into the air. (The Weather
Channel)
...1992...
Record cold prevailed in the eastern U.S. with 67 low temperature records for 
the date tied or broken.  Indianapolis, Indiana dipped to 37 degrees to set a 
new all-time record low temperature for June and the coldest summer temperature 
ever.  In sharp contrast, it was a furnace in the Pacific Northwest with Eugene 
and Medford, Oregon setting new all-time record high temperatures for June with 
102 and 111 degrees, respectively.

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