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Updated Wednesday, March 21, 2018, U.S.
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Regional Hourly Observations For CARROL County, Kentucky
Issued at 800 AM EDT WED MAR 21 2018
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS LEXINGTON LGT SNOW 30 25 81 NW13G22 29.73R WCI 20 COVINGTON LGT SNOW 28 27 96 NW18 29.73R FOG WCI 15 FRANKFORT LGT SNOW 30 25 81 NW14G23 29.75R WCI 19
Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 800am EDT, Wednesday March 21, 2018
Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 35 degrees west, near 30 degrees central, and near 30 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, light snow central, and light snow east. In the west, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, poor central, and poor east. There is patchy fog east. Winds are from the northwest at 8 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 29 degrees west. Winds are from the northwest at 13 mph with gusts at 22 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light snow. The wind chill is near 20 degrees central. Winds are from the west at 9 mph with gusts at 23 mph east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light snow. The wind chill is near 22 degrees east. 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 35 degrees at Paducah. The lowest temperature is 28 degrees at Covington.
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Hazardous Weather Outlook For CARROL County, Kentucky
403 AM EDT Wed Mar 21 2018
WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENINGThis Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Southeast Indiana, Northern Kentucky and Southwest Ohio. 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. Winter Storm Warning. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Thursday through Tuesday. The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Weather spotters are encouraged to report snow and ice accumulations to the National Weather Service.
7-Day Forecast For CARROL County, KY
627 AM EDT Wed Mar 21 2018
WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
Snow. Total snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches. Highs in the mid 30s. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of snow 100 percent.
Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow in the evening, then mostly clear after midnight. Lows in the lower 20s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the evening. Chance of snow 20 percent.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable.
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s. Light and variable winds, becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Partly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow in the evening, then mostly cloudy with rain and snow likely after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Rain with snow likely in the morning, then rain in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Rain. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Partly cloudy. A chance of rain in the morning. Highs in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s.
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s.
Medium & Long Range Outlook For CARROL County, Kentucky
KENTUCKY --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 26-30 MAR 28-APR 3 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Normal Normal Above Precipitation: Above Above Above Above .... 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 03-14-2018 to 03-20-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 46 degrees across the state which was 1 degrees cooler than normal and 8 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 58 in the West to 57 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 2 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 38 degrees in the West to 34 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 78 degrees at BARBOURVILLE 3E and the extreme low was 17 degrees at HARRODSBURG 3N.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.58 inches statewide which was 0.44 inches below normal and 57% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.74 inches, Central 0.57 inches, Bluegrass 0.53 inches and East 0.50 inches, which was 0.34, 0.5, 0.4 and 0.5 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.01 inches at MONTICELLO AWOS to a high of 1.25 inches at MAYFIELD 6SW.
Wednesday March 21, 2018 the 80th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 0.620000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 06:39 EDT Set 18:52 EDT Transit Meridian 12:45 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:14 EDT Ends 19:17 EDT --------------------------------------------------- Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 59 / 36 --------------------------------------------------- Calculations made for central point in Kentucky Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and elevation -- PriddySunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
MARCH 21ST HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1932... A tornado swarm occurred in the Deep South. Between late afternoon and early the next morning severe thunderstorms spawned 31 tornadoes in Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia and Tennessee. The tornadoes killed 334 persons and injured 1784 others. Northern Alabama was hardest hit. Tornadoes in Alabama killed 286 persons and caused five million dollars damage. (David Ludlum) ...1952... Severe thunderstorms spawned thirty-one tornadoes across Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, Mississippi, Alabama and Kentucky. The tornadoes killed 343 persons and caused 15 million dollars damage. Arkansas and Tennessee each reported thirteen tornadoes. The towns of Judsonia AR and Henderson TN were nearly wiped off the map in what proved to be the worst tornado outbreak of record for Arkansas. A tornado, one and a half miles wide at times, left a church the only undamaged building at Judsonia. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)UKAWC Briefing Page