Clinton County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis

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Regional Hourly Observations For CLINTON County, Kentucky
Issued at 700 AM EST TUE DEC 10 2019
JACKSON        CLOUDY    51  50  96 W9G17     29.91R                  
LONDON         RAIN      47  44  90 W13       29.96R                  
SOMERSET       RAIN      41  37  87 NW10      30.03R                  
MIDDLESBORO    LGT RAIN  54  54 100 CALM      29.94R                  
MONTICELLO     LGT RAIN  41  39  93 W18       30.05R                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 700am EST, Tuesday December 10, 2019

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 31 degrees west, near 37 degrees central, and near 51 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 49%, and the dew point is near 14 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. Current drying conditions are good west, fair central, and poor east. Tobacco stripping conditions are unfavorable west, marginal central, and favorable east. Winds are from the north at 10 mph with gusts at 23 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 22 degrees west. Winds are from the west at 15 mph with gusts at 24 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 28 degrees central. Winds are from the west at 9 mph with gusts at 17 mph east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. 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 51 degrees at Jackson. The lowest temperature is 28 degrees at Henderson.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For CLINTON County, Kentucky
504 AM EST Tue Dec 10 2019 /404 AM CST Tue Dec 10 2019/

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Rain is expected to transition to snow by mid to late morning, with
snow continuing through early to mid afternoon. Light snow
accumulations around a half inch are possible with localized totals
around 1 inch. Snow and falling temperatures may result in slick road
conditions this afternoon. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time. 


Spotters are encouraged to report snowfall amounts and any slick
roads today. 

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7-Day Forecast For CLINTON County, KY
312 AM CST Tue Dec 10 2019

Colder. Rain with snow. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Highs in the lower 40s. Temperatures falling into the 30s in the afternoon. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of light snow. Lows in the lower 20s. Northwest winds up to 5 mph.

Sunny. Highs around 40. Southwest winds up to 5 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. East winds up to 5 mph.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s. East winds up to 10 mph.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.

Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the upper 40s.

Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows around 40.

Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 50s.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the upper 40s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For CLINTON County, Kentucky
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 15-19    DEC 17-23    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      

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Drought Status For CLINTON County, Kentucky
(Based on the latest Palmer Drought Severity and Crop Moisture Indices)

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:

Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: VERY MOIST SPELL      (PDSI=   3.28)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL

Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:

Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: More Dry Weather Needed, Work Delayed        (CMI=   2.43)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -2.45)

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 12-02-2019 to 12-08-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 41 degrees across the state which was 0 degrees from normal and 6 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 52 in the West to 47 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 5 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 33 degrees in the West to 32 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 0 degrees from normal in the West to 2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 63 degrees at FORT CAMPBELL and the extreme low was 19 degrees at CARLISLE 5SW.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.11 inches statewide which was 0.97 inches below normal and 10% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.05 inches, Central 0.06 inches, Bluegrass 0.15 inches and East 0.16 inches, which was 1.19, 1.1, 0.77 and 0.85 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at PADUCAH ASOS to a high of 0.51 inches at VANCEBURG 6W.

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Almanac Information
Tuesday December 10, 2019 the 344th Day of Year

Declination -22.960000
Distance 0.999724 AU
Rise 07:44 EST Set 17:19 EST
Transit Meridian 12:31 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:15 EST Ends 17:47 EST

Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 48 / 28

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...

A severe ice storm hit Boston MA causing much damage to orchards. (The
Weather Channel)
The temperature at New York City soared to 70 degrees. (David Ludlum)
The barometric pressure at Las Vegas NV reached a record low reading of
29.17 inches (987.8 millibars). (The Weather Channel)
A cold front brought high winds to the eastern slopes of the Northern and
Central Rockies. Winds gusted to 97 mph at Mines Peak CO. In Wyoming, up to
a foot of snow blanketed the Teton Village Ski Resort, northwest of
Jackson. Strong chinook winds in the Central High Plains Region, gusting to
61 mph at Scottsbluff NE, warmed temperatures to near 70 degrees. (Storm
Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Squalls produced heavy snow in the Lower Great Lakes Region. Totals in
northeastern Ohio ranged up to 14 inches at Harpersfield, and totals in
western New York State ranged up to 14 inches at Sodus. In the snowbelt of
Upper Michigan, the Ontonogon area reported two feet of snow in two days.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Heavy snow fell across the northern and central mountains of Colorado, with
24 inches reported at Steamboat Springs. Six to twelve inches of snow fell
in the Denver and Boulder area delaying plane flights and snarling traffic.
Heavy snow also spread across the Central Plains into the Mississippi
Valley. Winner SD received 11 inches of snow, and more than ten inches of
snow was reported north of Sioux City IA. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
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