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Regional Hourly Observations For CARROL County, Kentucky
Issued at 900 PM EDT SAT AUG 17 2019
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS LEXINGTON FAIR 83 68 60 S7 29.97S COVINGTON MOCLDY 80 68 66 S6 29.94S FRANKFORT FAIR 84 69 60 S7 29.94F
Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 900pm EDT, Saturday August 17, 2019
Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 84 degrees west, near 83 degrees central, and near 80 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. The livestock heat stress category is danger west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the southwest at 5 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 88 degrees at Louisville International. The lowest temperature is 79 degrees at Somerset.
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Hazardous Weather Outlook For CARROL County, Kentucky
508 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019
DAY ONE Tonight. There is a low probability for widespread hazardous weather. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Sunday through Friday. Heat indicies will be in the upper 90s Monday and Tuesday. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
7-Day Forecast For CARROL County, KY
933 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019
Mostly clear late this evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds around 5 mph.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Partly cloudy. Lows around 70. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Hot with highs in the mid 90s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent. Heat index values up to 103 in the afternoon.
Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Muggy. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 90s.
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s.
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly clear. Lows around 60.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s.
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s.
Medium & Long Range Outlook For CARROL County, Kentucky
KENTUCKY --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY AUG 23-27 AUG 25-AUG 31 AUG AUG-OCT ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Above Below Above Precipitation: Above Above Below Normal .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas PriddyTWC Jet, 15-Day Jet,Trend, Max/Mins
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Kentucky Climate Summary
Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 08-10-2019 to 08-16-2019
Temperatures for the period averaged 76 degrees across the state which was 0 degrees from normal and no change to the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 88 in the West to 86 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 0 degrees from normal in the West to 0 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 68 degrees in the West to 65 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 95 degrees at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS and the extreme low was 39 degrees at ALEXANDRIA 5NW.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.37 inches statewide which was 0.5 inches below normal and 43% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.34 inches, Central 0.32 inches, Bluegrass 0.40 inches and East 0.41 inches, which was 0.46, 0.53, 0.47 and 0.54 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at BURKESVILLE 3W to a high of 2.23 inches at EVANSVILLE ASOS.
Saturday August 17, 2019 the 229th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 13.180000 Distance 0.999717 AU Rise 06:55 EDT Set 20:29 EDT Transit Meridian 13:42 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:29 EDT Ends 20:55 EDT --------------------------------------------------- Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 86 / 63 --------------------------------------------------- Calculations made for central point in Kentucky Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and elevation -- PriddySunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
////////////////////////// AUGUST 17TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1915... A hurricane hit Galveston TX with wind gusts to 120 mph and a twelve foot storm surge. The storm claimed 275 lives, including forty-two on Galveston Island, with most deaths due to drowning. Of 250 homes built outside the seawall (which was constructed after the catastrophic hurricane of 1900), just ten percent were left standing. (The Weather Channel) ...1969... Camille, the second worst hurricane in U.S. history, smashed into the Mississippi coast. Winds gusted to 172 mph at Main Pass Block LA, and to 190 mph near Bay Saint Louis MS. The hurricane claimed 256 lives, and caused 1.3 billion dollars damage. Several ocean going ships were carried over seven miles inland by the hurricane. The hurricane produced winds to 200 mph, and a storm surge of 24.6 feet. Complete destruction occurred in some coastal areas near the eye of the hurricane. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Evening thunderstorms produced severe weather in the Northern and Central Plains Region. One thunderstorm spawned a tornado near Fairbury NE, along with baseball size hail and wind gusts to 100 mph, causing severe crop damage west of town. Ten cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date. Syracuse NY hit 97 degrees for the first time in twenty-two years. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Fifty-five cities, from the Middle Mississippi Valley to the Middle Atlantic Coast Region, reported record high temperatures for the date. Beckley WV reported an all-time record high of 96 degrees, and Baltimore MD hit 104 degrees, marking their thirteenth day of the year with 100 degree heat. Chicago IL equalled a record with 46 days of 90 degree weather for the year. Thunderstorms produced severe weather from Wisconsin to New Jersey. Thunderstorms in New Jersey produced high winds which gusted to 92 mph at Wrightstown, and blew down a circus tent at Lavallette injuring fourteen persons. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Morning thunderstorms produced three to six inch rains in Oklahoma, and the Arkalatex area of Arkansas, Texas and Louisiana. Tom OK was soaked with 5.98 inches of rain, and Foreman AR received 5.55 inches. Evening thunderstorms produced high winds in the Wasatch Front of northern Utah. Thunderstorm winds gusted to 66 mph at Salt Lake City, and flash flooding caused up to two million dollars damage to a marina on Lake Powell. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)UKAWC Briefing Page