Henderson County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Regional Hourly Observations For HENDERSON County, Kentucky
Issued at 500 AM EDT TUE JUN 18 2019
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PADUCAH        MOCLDY    71  68  90 CALM      29.91S                  
HENDERSON      LGT RAIN  71  70  96 CALM      29.92F                  
OWENSBORO      CLOUDY    71  70  96 SE5       29.94S                  
HOPKINSVILLE   MOCLDY    71  71 100 SE9       29.92F                  
BOWLING GREEN  LGT RAIN  71  68  90 CALM      29.97S                  
GLASGOW        LGT RAIN  67  65  92 S3G9      29.98R                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 500am EDT, Tuesday June 18, 2019

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 71 degrees west, near 67 degrees central, and near 68 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy west, mostly cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, poor central, and poor east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. There is patchy fog east. Winds are calm west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 6 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 72 degrees at Louisville International. The lowest temperature is 67 degrees at Lexington.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For HENDERSON County, Kentucky
335 AM CDT Tue Jun 18 2019

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms remain possible today. The
main storm related concern is locally heavy rainfall. A Flash
Flood Watch remains in effect for southwest Indiana and portions 
of southern Illinois. Refer to the watch for details.

River flood warnings and statements should be referenced for 
updated river flooding details. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday

The potential for thunderstorms returns Wednesday and Wednesday
night. Severe thunderstorms are possible Wednesday afternoon and 
evening. Damaging winds, large hail, and a few tornadoes will be 
potential severe storm hazards. Locally heavy rain will also lead
to the potential for localized flash flooding, especially in areas
that receive repeat storm activity.

Storm chances decrease on Thursday before picking up again Friday
into the weekend. The better such chances should hold off until 
the latter half of the weekend, with the primary storm related 
hazards including heavy rain and lightning.

Details on continued river flooding are best referenced via the
updated river flood warnings and statements. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter reports of rainfall and flooding are encouraged today
through tonight. Spotter activation is possible again Wednesday.

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7-Day Forecast For HENDERSON County, KY
306 AM CDT Tue Jun 18 2019

TODAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds around 5 mph in the evening becoming calm after midnight.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For HENDERSON County, Kentucky
                             KENTUCKY                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUN 23-27 JUN 25-JUL 1    JUN       JUN-AUG                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      

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Drought Status For HENDERSON 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=   0.26)
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=   0.35)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  0.02)

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 06-10-2019 to 06-16-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 68 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees cooler than normal and 4 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 80 in the West to 76 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 5 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 7 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 60 degrees in the West to 57 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 91 degrees at BOWLING GREEN APT and the extreme low was 0 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.64 inches statewide which was 0.38 inches below normal and 63% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.18 inches, Central 0.24 inches, Bluegrass 1.53 inches and East 0.61 inches, which was -0.79, -0.79, 0.49 and -0.43 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at BENTON 4N to a high of 3.58 inches at CINCINNATI.

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Almanac Information
Tuesday June 18, 2019 the 169th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 23.420000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:16 EDT Set 21:04 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:39 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:45 EDT Ends 21:34 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 85 / 62
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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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Weather History...



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JUNE 18TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1875...
A severe coastal storm (or possible hurricane) struck the Atlantic coast
from Cape Cod to Nova Scotia. Eastport ME reported wind gusts to 57 mph.
(David Ludlum)
...1958...
Hailstones up to four inches in diameter killed livestock as a storm passed
from Joliet to Belfry in Carbon County MT. (The Weather Channel)
...1970...
Wind and rain, and hail up to seven inches deep, caused more than five
million dollars damage at Oberlin KS. (The Weather Channel)

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