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Regional Hourly Observations For JOHNSON County, Kentucky
Issued at 900 PM EDT SAT AUG 17 2019
JACKSON        FAIR      80  66  62 CALM      30.01R                  
LONDON         FAIR      80  68  66 CALM      30.00S                  
SOMERSET       FAIR      79  68  69 S3        30.00R                  
MIDDLESBORO    FAIR      76  69  78 CALM      30.02R                  
MONTICELLO     FAIR      74  72  93 MISG        N/A                   

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 900pm EDT, Saturday August 17, 2019

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 84 degrees west, near 83 degrees central, and near 80 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. The livestock heat stress category is danger west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the southwest at 5 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 7 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 88 degrees at Louisville International. The lowest temperature is 79 degrees at Somerset.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For JOHNSON County, Kentucky
300 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

Thunderstorms will be possible at times from Monday afternoon 
through Friday. 


Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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7-Day Forecast For JOHNSON County, KY
255 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

Mostly clear. Areas of valley fog late. Lows in the lower 60s in the valleys and in the upper 60s on the ridges. Light winds.

Warm, sunny. Areas of valley fog early. Highs in the lower 90s. Light winds.

Mostly clear. Patchy valley fog late. Lows in the mid 60s in the valleys and around 70 on the ridges. Light winds.

Mostly sunny. Highs around 90. Light winds.

Partly cloudy. Lows around 70. Light winds.

Mostly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s.

Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s.

Partly sunny with showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Mostly cloudy with showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

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

Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s.

Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For JOHNSON County, Kentucky
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   AUG 23-27 AUG 25-AUG 31    AUG       AUG-OCT                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        Above      Below      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Below     Normal                      

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Drought Status For JOHNSON 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=   1.59)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL

Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:

Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Topsoil Moisture Short, Germination Slow     (CMI=  -0.09)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -0.34)

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 08-10-2019 to 08-16-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 76 degrees across the state which was 0 degrees from normal and no change to the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 88 in the West to 86 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 0 degrees from normal in the West to 0 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 68 degrees in the West to 65 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 95 degrees at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS and the extreme low was 39 degrees at ALEXANDRIA 5NW.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.37 inches statewide which was 0.5 inches below normal and 43% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.34 inches, Central 0.32 inches, Bluegrass 0.40 inches and East 0.41 inches, which was 0.46, 0.53, 0.47 and 0.54 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at BURKESVILLE 3W to a high of 2.23 inches at EVANSVILLE ASOS.

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Almanac Information
Saturday August 17, 2019 the 229th Day of Year

Declination 13.180000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 06:55 EDT Set 20:29 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:42 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:29 EDT Ends 20:55 EDT

Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 86 / 63

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 hurricane hit Galveston TX with wind gusts to 120 mph and a twelve foot
storm surge. The storm claimed 275 lives, including forty-two on Galveston
Island, with most deaths due to drowning. Of 250 homes built outside the
seawall (which was constructed after the catastrophic hurricane of 1900),
just ten percent were left standing. (The Weather Channel)
Camille, the second worst hurricane in U.S. history, smashed into the
Mississippi coast. Winds gusted to 172 mph at Main Pass Block LA, and to
190 mph near Bay Saint Louis MS. The hurricane claimed 256 lives, and
caused 1.3 billion dollars damage. Several ocean going ships were carried
over seven miles inland by the hurricane. The hurricane produced winds to
200 mph, and a storm surge of 24.6 feet. Complete destruction occurred in
some coastal areas near the eye of the hurricane. (David Ludlum) (The
Weather Channel)
Evening thunderstorms produced severe weather in the Northern and Central
Plains Region. One thunderstorm spawned a tornado near Fairbury NE, along
with baseball size hail and wind gusts to 100 mph, causing severe crop
damage west of town. Ten cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high
temperatures for the date. Syracuse NY hit 97 degrees for the first time in
twenty-two years. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Fifty-five cities, from the Middle Mississippi Valley to the Middle
Atlantic Coast Region, reported record high temperatures for the date.
Beckley WV reported an all-time record high of 96 degrees, and Baltimore MD
hit 104 degrees, marking their thirteenth day of the year with 100 degree
heat. Chicago IL equalled a record with 46 days of 90 degree weather for
the year. Thunderstorms produced severe weather from Wisconsin to New
Jersey. Thunderstorms in New Jersey produced high winds which gusted to 92
mph at Wrightstown, and blew down a circus tent at Lavallette injuring
fourteen persons. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Morning thunderstorms produced three to six inch rains in Oklahoma, and the
Arkalatex area of Arkansas, Texas and Louisiana. Tom OK was soaked with
5.98 inches of rain, and Foreman AR received 5.55 inches. Evening
thunderstorms produced high winds in the Wasatch Front of northern Utah.
Thunderstorm winds gusted to 66 mph at Salt Lake City, and flash flooding
caused up to two million dollars damage to a marina on Lake Powell. (Storm
Data) (The National Weather Summary)

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