Henderson County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis

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Updated Friday, March 22, 2019

...Dry Today & Saturday, Seasonal Temperatures Into The Weekend...

Dry weather ahead for today and Saturday. Gusty northwest winds Friday afternoon to early evening. High pressure centers over the region Saturday with clear skies and light winds. Rain chances return Sunday afternoon through early Tuesday morning with a chance of thunderstorms Monday afternoon.

The medium-range outlooks for the period March 27th, to the following April 4th, call for Near normal temperatures and Above normal rainfall.

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Regional Hourly Observations For HENDERSON County, Kentucky
Issued at 100 PM EDT FRI MAR 22 2019
PADUCAH        FAIR      61  36  39 W12G17    30.12F                  
HENDERSON      FAIR      53  40  61 W15G22    30.11R                  
OWENSBORO      FAIR      54  39  57 NW14G20   30.09S                  
HOPKINSVILLE   NOT AVBL                                               
BOWLING GREEN  FAIR      60  33  36 W14G23    30.07F                  
GLASGOW        FAIR      57  33  41 W14G22    30.06S                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 100pm EDT, Friday March 22, 2019

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 61 degrees west, near 53 degrees central, and near 52 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, fair central, and partly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 39%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 52%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 46%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. Current drying conditions are good west, fair central, and good east. Winds are from the west at 12 mph with gusts at 17 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 18 mph with gusts at 25 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph with gusts at 23 mph east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. 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 61 degrees at Paducah. The lowest temperature is 46 degrees at Covington.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For HENDERSON County, Kentucky
349 AM CDT Fri Mar 22 2019

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

Moderate flooding continues on the Mississippi River and the Ohio
River downstream of Paducah to Cairo.  Minor flooding continues 
on a few other rivers. Please refer to flood statements for more 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday

There is a chance for a few thunderstorms Sunday and Sunday night.
Severe weather is not expected.

Flooding will continue on several rivers. Please refer to flood
statements for details.


Spotter activation will not be needed.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For HENDERSON County, KY
315 AM CDT Fri Mar 22 2019

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. East winds around 5 mph.

Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 40. East winds around 5 mph.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower 60s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows around 50. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

Mostly sunny. Highs around 50.

Clear. Lows in the lower 30s.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

Day 1 Precip, Day 2, 5 Day Total, Days 1-5, ALL

Medium & Long Range Outlook For HENDERSON County, Kentucky
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
               MAR 27-MAR 31 MAR 29-APR 4    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal       Normal      Below      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      

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Drought Status For HENDERSON County, Kentucky
(Based on the latest Palmer Drought Severity and Crop Moisture Indices)

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:

Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: VERY MOIST SPELL      (PDSI=   3.37)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL

Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:

Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Too Wet, Some Standing Water                 (CMI=   2.74)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  0.10)

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 03-15-2019 to 03-21-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 43 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees cooler than normal and 8 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 54 in the West to 54 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 6 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 5 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 34 degrees in the West to 33 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 0 degrees from normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 69 degrees at LOUISA 1S and the extreme low was 0 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.16 inches statewide which was 0.87 inches below normal and 16% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.08 inches, Central 0.06 inches, Bluegrass 0.25 inches and East 0.26 inches, which was 1.01, 1.03, 0.68 and 0.75 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at BOWLING GREEN 4E to a high of 0.83 inches at LONDON CORBIN APRT.

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Almanac Information
Friday March 22, 2019 the 81th Day of Year

Declination 0.920000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:38 EDT Set 18:53 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:45 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:13 EDT Ends 19:18 EDT

Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 59 / 36

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...

A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as
Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was
described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude".
(22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107
lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum)
Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The
Weather Channel)
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