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Regional Hourly Observations For CALLOWAY County, Kentucky
Issued at 500 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2018
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PADUCAH        HVY RAIN  58  57  97 S12       30.17F FOG              
HENDERSON      LGT RAIN  55  55 100 S14       30.18F                  
OWENSBORO      RAIN      53  53 100 S8        30.21F                  
HOPKINSVILLE   LGT RAIN  62  62 100 SW14      30.25R                  
BOWLING GREEN  CLOUDY    64  61  90 S12       30.24R                  
GLASGOW        MOCLDY    63  63 100 S8        30.25S                  

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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 CALLOWAY County, Kentucky
253 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

Another round of showers and scattered thunderstorms with moderate
to heavy rainfall is forecast tonight, which may lead to the
development of minor flooding issues. Please reference the Flood
Watch for more information.

Minor to moderate flooding continues or is imminent for the Ohio and 
Green Rivers, as well as part of the Mississippi, Big Muddy, Patoka, 
and Wabash Rivers. Please see the latest river flood warnings and 
statements for further details. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday

Periods of moderate to heavy rainfall are forecast through
Saturday night. Flooding issues are likely to develop. Please 
refer to the Flood Watch for details. 

The Storm Prediction Center currently has the entire region
outlooked in a marginal to slight risk for severe thunderstorms
Saturday afternoon and evening. Potential thunderstorm impacts 
will include damaging winds and flooding rains, with a smaller 
risk for isolated tornadoes.

A chance of thunderstorms is forecast for part of the outlook area 
next Wednesday. At this time, the potential for severe weather is 
low for this day.

Minor to moderate flooding continues or is imminent for the Ohio and 
Green Rivers, as well as part of the Mississippi, Big Muddy, Patoka, 
and Wabash Rivers. Please see the latest river flood warnings and 
statements for further details. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation cannot be ruled out Saturday afternoon and
evening. In addition, reports of heavy rainfall and flooding 
would be very helpful tonight through Saturday.

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7-Day Forecast For CALLOWAY County, KY
414 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018


FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT

TODAY
Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall in the morning. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

TONIGHT
Showers likely in the evening, then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. Northeast winds around 5 mph in the evening shifting to the east after midnight. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

SATURDAY
Showers and a chance of thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall in the morning. Some thunderstorms may produce damaging winds, and heavy rainfall in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Showers and a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce damaging winds, and heavy rainfall in the evening. Lows in the upper 40s. South winds 10 to 20 mph in the evening shifting to the west after midnight. Gusts up to 35 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph in the morning decreasing to around 5 mph in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 40.

MONDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 40s.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers after midnight. Lows around 50. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Showers. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. Showers likely in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s.

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


Medium & Long Range Outlook For CALLOWAY County, Kentucky
                             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                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
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Drought Status For CALLOWAY County, Kentucky
(Based on the latest Palmer Drought Severity and Crop Moisture Indices)
WESTERN   KY CLIMATE DIVISION

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:
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Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: NEAR NORMAL           (PDSI=   0.96)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Too Wet, Some Standing Water                 (CMI=   2.13)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  0.38)

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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