Hickman County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis

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Regional Hourly Observations For HICKMAN County, Kentucky
Issued at 500 AM EDT THU MAY 23 2019
PADUCAH        MOCLDY    77  68  73 S7        30.04R                  
HENDERSON      FAIR      73  68  84 S8        30.04R                  
OWENSBORO      FAIR      73  67  81 S7        30.06R                  
HOPKINSVILLE   FAIR      74  66  75 S6        30.08R                  
BOWLING GREEN  FAIR      72  57  59 S5        30.10R                  
GLASGOW        FAIR      70  56  62 CALM      30.11R                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 500am EDT, Thursday May 23, 2019

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 77 degrees west, near 70 degrees central, and near 69 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy west, fair central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the south at 7 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 8 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 77 degrees at Paducah and Louisville International. The lowest temperature is 63 degrees at London.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For HICKMAN County, Kentucky
359 AM CDT Thu May 23 2019

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

A small chance of thunderstorms is forecast today and tonight. 
The best chance of storms will be along and north of Interstate 
64, in southern Illinois and southwest Indiana. There is a 
marginal risk a storm may become severe, with damaging winds and 
large hail as the primary severe weather hazards. Otherwise, 
locally heavy rain and lightning will be the primary storm 

Refer to the latest river flood warnings and statements for
details on area river flooding.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday

There is an almost daily chance of thunderstorms during the period
from Saturday to Wednesday, with the main chance being during the
heat of the day. While an isolated strong storm capable of
producing gusty winds and hail cannot be ruled out, most storms
will have locally heavy rain and lightning as their primary

Detailed information on area river flooding can be found on the
latest updated river flood warnings and statements.


Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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7-Day Forecast For HICKMAN County, KY
331 AM CDT Thu May 23 2019

Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

Clear. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds around 5 mph.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly sunny. Highs around 90. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

Partly cloudy. Lows around 70.

Partly sunny. Highs around 90.

Mostly clear. Lows around 70.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s.

Partly sunny with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For HICKMAN County, Kentucky
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                MAY 28-JUN 1 MAY 30-JUN 5    JUN       JUN-AUG                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      

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

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:

Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: NEAR NORMAL           (PDSI=   1.61)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL

Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:

Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Favorable For Normal Growth And Fieldwork    (CMI=   0.35)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -0.50)

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 05-15-2019 to 05-21-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 69 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees warmer than normal and 8 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 81 in the West to 80 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 60 degrees in the West to 56 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 6 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 90 degrees at BURKESVILLE 3W and the extreme low was 37 degrees at PAINTSVILLE 4W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.50 inches statewide which was 0.64 inches below normal and 44% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.00 inches, Central 0.28 inches, Bluegrass 0.48 inches and East 0.23 inches, which was 0.15, 0.91, 0.6 and 0.89 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at HINDMAN 5N to a high of 3.07 inches at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS.

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Almanac Information
Thursday May 23, 2019 the 143th Day of Year

Declination 20.720000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 06:22 EDT Set 20:49 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:35 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:53 EDT Ends 21:18 EDT

Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 80 / 57

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...

An F4 tornado struck Mineral Point, WI killing 17 and injuring 45. A record 
book was carried 60 miles from a schoolhouse. In Primrose Township, the 
deed to Chandler Farm was found 10 miles away. (NWS Louisville)
An unusual late season snow blanketed eastern Iowa, with four to six inches
reported around Washington. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
The temperature at Hollis OK soared from a morning low of 70 degrees to an
afternoon high of 110 degrees to establish a state record for the month of
May. (The Weather Channel)
An F3 tornado moved through the northeast and east sections of Leitchfield 
KY. An F0 tornado was spotted at Priceville KY. An F0 tornado touched down 
briefly in Taylor County. (NWS Louisville)

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