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Regional Hourly Observations For HARDIN County, Kentucky
Issued at 500 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017
NORTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LOUISVILLE/SDF PTCLDY    74  64  71 S8        29.88F                  
LOUISVILLE/LOU PTCLDY    74  65  73 S5        29.89S                  
FORT KNOX      PTCLDY    69  63  82 CALM      29.87F                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 500am EDT, Sunday April 30, 2017

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 68 degrees west, near 71 degrees central, and near 69 degrees east. Current sky conditions are thunderstorms west, clear central, and partly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, fair central, and fair east. There is patchy fog west. Winds are from the south at 14 mph with gusts at 24 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and thunderstorms. Winds are from the southeast at 9 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 75 degrees at Hopkinsville and Bowling Green. The lowest temperature is 66 degrees at Owensboro.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For HARDIN County, Kentucky
403 AM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017 /303 AM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017/

   WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT /10 AM CDT/ THIS MORNING
TO 7 PM EDT /6 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING  

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

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Winds will become breezy today with gusts out of the south up to 40
mph from mid morning through this afternoon.

Thunderstorms will move in this evening and continue into the
overnight hours. A few strong to severe storms will be possible with
damaging winds and large hail. In addition, torrential rainfall will
be possible with these storms.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotters are asked to report wind, hail of any size, and instances 
of flooding through tonight.

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7-Day Forecast For HARDIN County, KY
346 AM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017


WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING

TODAY
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.

TONIGHT
Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

MONDAY
Breezy, cooler. Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

THURSDAY
Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s.

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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 5-MAY 9 MAY 7-MAY 13    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
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   Temperature:      Below       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Below     Normal     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: NEAR NORMAL           (PDSI=  -0.88)
Rainfall Needed:  2.70 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=   1.53)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  1.39)

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 04-22-2017 to 04-28-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 60 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal and 8 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 70 in the West to 70 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 51 degrees in the West to 51 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 8 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 86 degrees at KOOMER RIDGE and the extreme low was 35 degrees at BURLINGTON 4S.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.38 inches statewide which was 0.33 inches above normal and 132% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.74 inches, Central 1.28 inches, Bluegrass 0.59 inches and East 1.90 inches, which was 0.54, 0.22, -0.37 and 0.94 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.10 inches at JACKSON AIRPORT to a high of 4.49 inches at MIDDLESBORO AWOS.

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Almanac Information
Sunday April 30, 2017 the 120th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 15.150000
Distance 0.999718 AU
Rise 06:42 EDT Set 20:29 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:35 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:15 EDT Ends 20:56 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 73 / 50
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elevation -- Priddy

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Weather History...



APRIL 30TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1852...
A tornado, following the same track as the famous "Tri-state Tornado" of
1925, struck the town of New Harmony IND. Just sixteen persons were killed
by the twister, due to the sparse settlement. The "Tri-state Tornado"
killed 695 persons. (David Ludlum)
...1953...
A tornado 300 yards in width leveled homes on the north side of
Warner-Robins GA, and barracks on the south side of the Warner-Robins Air
Force Base. (The Weather Channel)

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