Hardin County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Regional Hourly Observations For HARDIN County, Kentucky
Issued at 500 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016
NORTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LOUISVILLE/SDF CLOUDY    69  56  62 SE6       30.07S                  
LOUISVILLE/LOU CLOUDY    69  56  62 CALM      30.08S                  
FORT KNOX      CLOUDY    65  58  76 E2        30.06S                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 500am EDT, Wednesday May 25, 2016

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 65 degrees west, near 62 degrees central, and near 61 degrees east. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy west, partly cloudy central, and clear east. In the west, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 47 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, fair central, and fair east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are calm west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 3 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 69 degrees at Owensboro, Louisville International, Louisville Bowman, and Hopkinsville. The lowest temperature is 54 degrees at Somerset.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For HARDIN County, Kentucky
336 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016 /236 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016/

 DAY ONE  TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. ANY THUNDERSTORM COULD PRODUCE BRIEF HEAVY
RAINFALL  GUSTY WINDS  AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING  

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE EACH DAY. THE
STORMS COULD PRODUCE BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL  GUSTY WINDS  AND
CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

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7-Day Forecast For HARDIN County, KY
328 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

TODAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING

THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.

TONIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

THURSDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

THURSDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

FRIDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.

SATURDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

SATURDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.

SUNDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

SUNDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.

MEMORIAL DAY
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

MONDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.

TUESDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For HARDIN County, Kentucky
                             KENTUCKY                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                MAY 30-JUN 3  JUN 1-JUN 7    JUN       JUN-AUG                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above     Normal                      

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

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:
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Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: UNUSUAL MOIST SPELL   (PDSI=   2.64)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Too Wet, Some Standing Water                 (CMI=   2.44)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  0.95)

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 05-17-2016 to 05-23-2016

Temperatures for the period averaged 59 degrees across the state which was 7 degrees cooler than normal and 2 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 70 in the West to 68 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 9 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 10 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 51 degrees in the West to 50 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 5 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 86 degrees at PADUCAH ASOS and the extreme low was 39 degrees at BRANDENBURG 4SW.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.59 inches statewide which was 0.47 inches above normal and 142% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.20 inches, Central 2.15 inches, Bluegrass 1.61 inches and East 1.39 inches, which was 0.09, 0.98, 0.53 and 0.26 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.49 inches at HICKMAN 2E to a high of 4.40 inches at BOWLING GREEN 4E.

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Almanac Information
Wednesday May 25, 2016 the 146th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.210000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:20 EDT Set 20:51 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:35 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:51 EDT Ends 21:20 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 81 / 58
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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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MAY 25TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1917...
A tornado ripped through southeast Kansas, traveling 65 mph. The average
speed was a record for any tornado. (The Weather Channel)
...1955...
Two tornadoes struck the town of Blackwell OK within a few minutes time
during the late evening. The tornadoes killed 18 persons and injured more
than 500 others. Early the next morning a tornado virtually obliterated the
small community of Udall KS killing 80 persons and injuring 270 persons.
More than half the persons in the community were killed or injured by the
tornado. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)



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