Henderson County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Regional Hourly Observations For HENDERSON County, Kentucky
Issued at 600 PM EST WED FEB 08 2023
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PADUCAH        RAIN      54  52  93 VRB5      29.98F FOG              
HENDERSON      LGT RAIN  49  48  97 E10       30.04F FOG              
OWENSBORO      LGT RAIN  51  50  96 E7        30.07F                  
HOPKINSVILLE   CLOUDY    58  58  99 E10       30.00F                  
BOWLING GREEN  LGT RAIN  62  55  77 SE5       30.10F                  
GLASGOW        LGT RAIN  62  56  79 S6        30.12S                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 600pm EST, Wednesday February 08, 2023

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 54 degrees west, near 55 degrees central, and near 59 degrees east. Current sky conditions are rain west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 52 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, fair central, and fair east. There is patchy fog west. Winds are variable at 5 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to rain. Winds are from the east at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 5 mph 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 63 degrees at Somerset. The lowest temperature is 49 degrees at Henderson.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For HENDERSON County, Kentucky
357 PM CST Wed Feb 8 2023 /457 PM EST Wed Feb 8 2023/

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight

A Flood Watch is in effect for all of southeast Missouri and
southern Illinois through 6 AM Thursday. Refer to the Flood Watch
text for details. 

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are possible late this evening
and overnight. A few of these storms could be strong to severe with 
damaging wind gusts being the primary threat. 

A Wind Advisory will be in effect for the entire region from 
midnight to 3 PM Thursday. Refer to the Wind Advisory text for 
details.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday

A Wind Advisory will be in effect for the entire region from 
midnight to 3 PM Thursday. Refer to the Wind Advisory text for 
details.

Light wintry precip is possible early Saturday morning. Travel 
impacts appear unlikely at this time.

Heavy rain is possible with a storm system Tuesday or Wednesday.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation may be needed tonight. Any reports of heavy
rainfall amounts, flooding, or strong winds are appreciated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For HENDERSON County, KY
458 PM CST Wed Feb 8 2023


WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 3 PM CST THURSDAY

TONIGHT
Rain likely this evening, then rain with a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Windy with lows in the lower 50s. Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph, becoming south 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph after midnight. Chance of rain 90 percent.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain and thunderstorms in the morning. Windy with highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds 25 to 30 mph, diminishing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 45 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Cooler with lows in the mid 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph, becoming northwest around 5 mph after midnight.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain and snow in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the upper 20s. North winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

SATURDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Rain likely, mainly in the evening. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain in the morning, then partly sunny in the afternoon. Highs around 60. Chance of rain 20 percent.

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


Medium & Long Range Outlook For HENDERSON County, Kentucky
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      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)
WESTERN   KY CLIMATE DIVISION

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:
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Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: NEAR NORMAL           (PDSI=   0.35)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Favorable For Normal Growth And Fieldwork    (CMI=   0.16)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -0.06)

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.

Additional Drought Info.: UKAWC Drought Page


Kentucky Climate Summary
Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 02-01-2023 to 02-07-2023

Temperatures for the period averaged 37 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal and 2 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 47 in the West to 47 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 29 degrees in the West to 28 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 69 degrees at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 11 degrees at OWENTON 5E.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.11 inches statewide which was 0.73 inches below normal and 13% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.06 inches, Central 0.09 inches, Bluegrass 0.07 inches and East 0.22 inches, which was 0.76, 0.84, 0.71 and 0.62 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at FORT KNOX to a high of 0.53 inches at YELLOW CREEK.

Kentucky Climate Summaries: Last day, Last 3 days, 7 days, 14, 21, 30, 60, 90 days
Yesterday's Weather Data, Kentucky Climate in Review


Almanac Information
Wednesday February 08, 2023 the 39th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -14.740000
Distance 0.999724 AU
Rise 07:36 EST Set 18:10 EST
Transit Meridian 12:52 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:09 EST Ends 18:36 EST

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 45 / 24
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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...



FEBRUARY 8TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1835...
A severe cold wave gripped the southeastern U.S. The mercury dipped to 8
above at Jacksonville FL, and to zero at Savannah GA. Orange trees were
killed to the roots. (David Ludlum)
...1936...
The temperature at Denver CO plunged to a record 30 degrees below zero.
(David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
A powerful storm produced blizzard conditions in the Great Lakes Region.
Winds gusted to 86 mph at Janesville WI and Cleveland OH received 12 inches
of snow. North winds of 50 to 70 mph raised the water level of southern
Lake Michigan two feet, and produced waves 12 to 18 feet high, causing
seven million dollars damage along the Chicago area shoreline. It was the
most damage caused by shoreline flooding and erosion in the history of the
city of Chicago. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
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Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky