Crittenden County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Updated Tuesday, October 23, 2018

...Chilly, Dry Conditions Continue; Rain Later In The Week...

Dry and pleasant weather is expected through mid-week. A dry cold front will move across the region today, bringing a reinforcing shot of cooler air. The next shot for rains will come in later Thursday into Friday, as a storm system passes south of the region.

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Regional Hourly Observations For CRITTENDEN County, Kentucky
Issued at 300 PM EDT TUE OCT 23 2018
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PADUCAH        FAIR      72  41  32 E5        30.22F                  
HENDERSON      FAIR      68  36  30 NW9       30.23F                  
OWENSBORO      FAIR      68  36  30 N7        30.22F                  
HOPKINSVILLE   FAIR      68  43  40 CALM      30.22F                  
BOWLING GREEN  FAIR      68  42  38 VRB3      30.21F                  
GLASGOW        FAIR      69  41  37 CALM      30.20F                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 300pm EDT, Tuesday October 23, 2018

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 72 degrees west, near 70 degrees central, and near 66 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 32%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 27%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 34%, and the dew point is near 37 degrees. Current drying conditions are good west, very good central, and good east. Tobacco stripping conditions are unfavorable west, unfavorable central, and unfavorable east. Winds are from the east at 5 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 9 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 72 degrees at Paducah. The lowest temperature is 62 degrees at Covington.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For CRITTENDEN County, Kentucky
321 AM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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7-Day Forecast For CRITTENDEN County, KY
1202 PM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018

THIS AFTERNOON
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. North winds around 5 mph.

TONIGHT
Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds around 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

FRIDAY
Showers in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers in the evening. Lows around 40.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 50s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the lower 40s.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny. A 30 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers in the evening. Lows around 40.

MONDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For CRITTENDEN County, Kentucky
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                OCT 28-NOV 1 OCT 30-NOV 5    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      

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

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:
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Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: NEAR NORMAL           (PDSI=  -0.13)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Moisture Adequate For Present Needs          (CMI=   0.46)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  0.33)

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 10-16-2018 to 10-22-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 49 degrees across the state which was 8 degrees cooler than normal and 10 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 61 in the West to 60 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 10 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 9 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 38 degrees in the West to 39 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 8 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 3 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 74 degrees at BURKESVILLE 3W and the extreme low was 26 degrees at HENDERSON 5E.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.28 inches statewide which was 0.42 inches below normal and 40% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.36 inches, Central 0.29 inches, Bluegrass 0.19 inches and East 0.29 inches, which was 0.4, 0.42, 0.46 and 0.38 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.07 inches at CARROLLTON 2E to a high of 0.70 inches at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS.

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Almanac Information
Tuesday October 23, 2018 the 296th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -11.730000
Distance 0.999722 AU
Rise 07:55 EDT Set 18:49 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:22 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:30 EDT Ends 19:15 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 67 / 44
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Weather History...



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OCTOBER 23RD
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1761...
A hurricane struck southeastern New England. It was the most violent in
thirty years. Thousands of trees blocked roads in Massachsuetts and Rhode
Island. (David Ludlum)
...1843...
"Indian Summer" was routed by cold and snow that brought sleighing from the
Poconos to Vermont. A foot of snow blanketed Haverhill NH and Newberry VT,
and 18 to 24 inches were reported in some of the higher elevations. Snow
stayed on the ground until the next spring. (22nd-23rd) (Sandra and TI
Richard Sanders - 1987) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Thirteen cities in the southeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures
for the date. It marked the sixth record low of the month for Greer SC and
Columbia SC, and the ninth of the month for Montgomery AL. Showers and
thunderstorms deluged Corpus Christi TX with five inches of rain.
Winnemucca NV reported their first measurable rain in ninety-two days,
while Yakima WA reported a record 96 days in a row without measurable
rainfall. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Denver CO reported their first freeze of the autumn, and Chicago IL
reported their first snow. In Texas, afternoon highs of 93 degrees at
Austin and San Antonio were records for the date. (The National Weather
Summary)
...1989...
A storm moving out of the Gulf of Alaska brought rain and high winds to the
Central Pacific Coast Region. High winds in Nevada gusted to 67 mph at
Reno, and thunderstorms around Redding CA produced wind gusts to 66 mph.
Locally heavy rains in the San Francisco area caused numerous mudslides,
adding insult to injury for earthquake victims. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)

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