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Regional Hourly Observations For CLARK County, Kentucky
Issued at 500 AM EDT TUE JUN 18 2019
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      MOCLDY    67  64  90 S6        29.97S                  
COVINGTON      LGT RAIN  68  66  93 S8        29.95S                  
FRANKFORT      CLOUDY    70  66  87 CALM      29.95S                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 500am EDT, Tuesday June 18, 2019

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 71 degrees west, near 67 degrees central, and near 68 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy west, mostly cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, poor central, and poor east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. There is patchy fog east. Winds are calm west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 6 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 72 degrees at Louisville International. The lowest temperature is 67 degrees at Lexington.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For CLARK County, Kentucky
341 AM EDT Tue Jun 18 2019 /241 AM CDT Tue Jun 18 2019/

   FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT /1 PM CDT/ THIS
AFTERNOON  

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of south central
Indiana and Central Kentucky.

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Scattered thunderstorms will produce locally heavy rainfall. 
Flash flooding is possible if heavy rain falls in the same locations
where heavy rain occurred on Monday. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday.

Additional thunderstorms are expected Wednesday evening into 
Thursday as a low pressure system moves over the Ohio Valley. Strong 
thunderstorms will be possible with gusty winds, torrential rainfall,
and lightning. Flash flooding could occur with any repeated rounds 
of heavy rain over the same areas. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotters are encouraged to report flooding to the National Weather 
Service.

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7-Day Forecast For CLARK County, KY
331 AM EDT Tue Jun 18 2019


FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON

TODAY
Showers with thunderstorms likely. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

TONIGHT
Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds up to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Showers and chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

THURSDAY
Showers and chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.

SUNDAY
Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.

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


Medium & Long Range Outlook For CLARK County, Kentucky
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUN 23-27 JUN 25-JUL 1    JUN       JUN-AUG                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      

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

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:
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Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: NEAR NORMAL           (PDSI=   1.90)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Prospects Above Normal, Some Fields Too Wet  (CMI=   1.22)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  0.40)

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 06-10-2019 to 06-16-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 68 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees cooler than normal and 4 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 80 in the West to 76 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 5 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 7 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 60 degrees in the West to 57 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 91 degrees at BOWLING GREEN APT and the extreme low was 0 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.64 inches statewide which was 0.38 inches below normal and 63% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.18 inches, Central 0.24 inches, Bluegrass 1.53 inches and East 0.61 inches, which was -0.79, -0.79, 0.49 and -0.43 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at BENTON 4N to a high of 3.58 inches at CINCINNATI.

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Almanac Information
Tuesday June 18, 2019 the 169th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 23.420000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:16 EDT Set 21:04 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:39 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:45 EDT Ends 21:34 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 85 / 62
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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 18TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1875...
A severe coastal storm (or possible hurricane) struck the Atlantic coast
from Cape Cod to Nova Scotia. Eastport ME reported wind gusts to 57 mph.
(David Ludlum)
...1958...
Hailstones up to four inches in diameter killed livestock as a storm passed
from Joliet to Belfry in Carbon County MT. (The Weather Channel)
...1970...
Wind and rain, and hail up to seven inches deep, caused more than five
million dollars damage at Oberlin KS. (The Weather Channel)

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