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Updated Friday, October 20, 2017, U.S.
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Regional Hourly Observations For CARROL County, Kentucky
Issued at 1200 PM EDT FRI OCT 20 2017
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS LEXINGTON SUNNY 70 52 52 CALM 30.32F COVINGTON MOSUNNY 69 56 62 S5 30.31F FRANKFORT SUNNY 70 50 49 CALM 30.30F
Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 1200pm EDT, Friday October 20, 2017
Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 69 degrees west, near 70 degrees central, and near 65 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, sunny central, and sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 54%, and the dew point is near 52 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 52%, and the dew point is near 52 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 51 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 calm 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 71 degrees at Henderson. The lowest temperature is 63 degrees at Somerset.
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Hazardous Weather Outlook For CARROL County, Kentucky
500 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017
DAY ONE Today and Tonight. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
7-Day Forecast For CARROL County, KY
922 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017
REST OF TODAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds around 5 mph.
Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds around 5 mph.
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Showers likely. Highs around 70. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Mostly cloudy with showers likely in the evening, then partly cloudy with a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs around 60.
Partly cloudy. Lows around 40.
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s.
Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Lows in the upper 30s.
Mostly sunny. Highs around 60.
Medium & Long Range Outlook For CARROL County, Kentucky
KENTUCKY --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2 NOV NOV-JAN ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Normal Above Precipitation: Below Below Normal Normal .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas PriddyTWC Jet, 15-Day Jet,Trend, Max/Mins
6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
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Kentucky Climate Summary
Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 10-13-2017 to 10-19-2017
Temperatures for the period averaged 59 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal and 10 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 74 in the West to 73 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 47 degrees in the West to 47 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 0 degrees from normal in the West to 4 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 0.15 inches statewide which was 0.55 inches below normal and 21% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.10 inches, Central 0.08 inches, Bluegrass 0.04 inches and East 0.40 inches, which was 0.64, 0.64, 0.63 and 0.29 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at BRANDENBURG 4SW to a high of 1.02 inches at PIKEVILLE 13S.
Friday October 20, 2017 the 293th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -10.760000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:53 EDT Set 18:53 EDT Transit Meridian 13:23 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 07:27 EDT Ends 19:19 EDT --------------------------------------------------- Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 68 / 45 --------------------------------------------------- Calculations made for central point in Kentucky Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and elevation -- PriddySunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
//////////////////////////// OCTOBER 20TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1770... An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47 years. (David Ludlum) ...1983... Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive flooding in central and south central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City set daily rainfall records with 1.45 inch on the 19th, and 6.28 inches on the 20th. (17th-21st) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, and squalls in the Lake Superior snowbelt produced heavy snow in eastern Ashland County and northern Iron County of Wisconsin. Totals ranged up to 18 inches at Mellen. In the western U.S., the record high of 69 degrees at Seattle WA was their twenty-fifth of the year, their highest number of record highs for any given year. Bakersfield CA reported a record 146 days in a row with daily highs 80 degrees or above. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Unseasonably warm weather continued in the western U.S. In California, afternoon highs of 96 degrees at Redding and Red Bluff were records for the date. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Forty-nine cities reported record low temperatures for the date as readings dipped into the 20s and 30s across much of the south central and southeastern U.S. Lows of 32 degrees at Lake Charles LA and 42 degrees at Lakeland FL were records for October, and Little Rock AR reported their earliest freeze of record. Snow blanketed the higher elevations of Georgia and the Carolinas. Melbourne FL dipped to 47 degrees shortly before midnight to surpass the record low established that morning. Showers and thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the northeastern U.S. Autumn leaves on the ground clogged drains and ditches causing flooding. Up to 4.10 inches of rain soaked southern Vermont in three days. Flood waters washed 600 feet of railroad track, resulting in a train derailment. (The National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)UKAWC Briefing Page