Hardin County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Regional Hourly Observations For HARDIN County, Kentucky
Issued at 600 PM EST SAT DEC 03 2016
NORTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LOUISVILLE/SDF CLOUDY    43  26  51 NE5       30.29F                  
LOUISVILLE/LOU CLOUDY    42  28  57 NE5       30.30F                  
FORT KNOX      CLOUDY    40  29  64 N3        30.26F                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 600pm EST, Saturday December 03, 2016

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 43 degrees west, near 39 degrees central, and near 38 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. Tobacco stripping conditions are marginal west, marginal central, and marginal east. Winds are from the east at 6 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. 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 43 degrees at Paducah, Louisville International, and Henderson. The lowest temperature is 37 degrees at Somerset.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For HARDIN County, Kentucky
312 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016 /212 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016/

 DAY ONE  TONIGHT.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

A COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO CROSS THROUGH THE AREA SOMETIME
THURSDAY. SHARPLY COLDER TEMPERATURES IN ITS WAKE MAY CHANGE RAIN
TO LIGHT SNOW BEFORE ENDING. MINOR ACCUMULATIONS MAY BE POSSIBLE
FOR SOME AREAS.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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7-Day Forecast For HARDIN County, KY
311 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

TONIGHT
CLOUDY. A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.

SUNDAY
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.

SUNDAY NIGHT
CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.

MONDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

MONDAY NIGHT
RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 90 PERCENT.

TUESDAY
RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS AROUND 50. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.

TUESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.

WEDNESDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
LIGHT SNOW LIKELY POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.

THURSDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.

THURSDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16.

FRIDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.

FRIDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18.

SATURDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

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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 
                    DEC 9-13    DEC 11-17    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      

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

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:
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Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: NEAR NORMAL           (PDSI=   0.00)
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=   0.00)
Change From Previous Week: NO CHANGE  SOILS (  0.00)

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 11-26-2016 to 12-02-2016

Temperatures for the period averaged 46 degrees across the state which was 3 degrees warmer than normal and 4 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 54 in the West to 55 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 36 degrees in the West to 38 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 7 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 79 degrees at LOUISVILLE APT and the extreme low was 16 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.44 inches statewide which was 0.35 inches above normal and 133% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.46 inches, Central 1.20 inches, Bluegrass 0.95 inches and East 2.15 inches, which was 0.2, 0.04, 0.04 and 1.14 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.15 inches at LOUISVILLE APT to a high of 5.46 inches at YELLOW CREEK.

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Almanac Information
Saturday December 03, 2016 the 338th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -22.290000
Distance 0.999724 AU
Rise 07:39 EST Set 17:19 EST
Transit Meridian 12:28 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:10 EST Ends 17:47 EST

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 50 / 30
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Weather History...



DECEMBER 3RD
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1856...
A severe blizzard began to rage across Iowa and Kansas. It produced as much
as 16 inches of snow in Iowa. (David Ludlum)
...1926...
Yuma AZ was soaked with 1.10 inch of rain, and by the 10th of the month had
received 4.43 inches, making it the wettest December of record. The average
annual rainfall for Yuma is 3.38 inches. (3rd-10th) (The Weather Channel)
...1983...
Birmingham AL was drenched with 9.22 inches of rain in 24 hours. The rains
caused severe flash flooding which literally submerged traffic. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
Stormy weather in the northwestern U.S. finally began to abate, but not
before Gold Beach OR was drenched with 7.94 inches of rain in 24 hours. Low
pressure spread snow from the Upper Mississippi Valley to the Central
Appalachians. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Gale force winds ushered cold air into the northeastern U.S., and produced
snow squalls in the Lower Great Lakes Region. Winds gusted to 48 mph at
Buffalo NY. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Heavy snow and high winds created blizzard conditions in northern New
England. Snowfall totals in Maine ranged up to 31 inches, at Limestone.
Presque Isle ME reported a record 30 inches of snow in 24 hours, along with
wind gusts to 46 mph. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
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