Kenton County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis

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Regional Hourly Observations For KENTON County, Kentucky
Issued at 600 AM EDT WED APR 25 2018
COVINGTON      CLOUDY    53  51  93 VRB7      29.88S                  
COLUMBUS       CLOUDY    53  51  93 N6        29.85S FOG              
DAYTON         FOG       50  50 100 NW12      29.89S VSB 1/2          
WILMINGTON     CLOUDY    54  53  97 N9        29.86S FOG              
HUNTINGTON     CLOUDY    54  52  93 N5        29.83F FOG              
CHARLESTON     FOG       53  53 100 CALM      29.82S VSB 1            
PINEVILLE*     CLOUDY    53  53  97 MISG      29.86S FOG              
BECKLEY        CLOUDY    51  49  92 CALM      29.82S                  
BLUEFIELD      FOG       49  47  93 N3        29.82S VSB 3/4          
LOGAN CO APT*  CLOUDY    54  54 100 CALM      29.82S FOG              

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 600am EDT, Wednesday April 25, 2018

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 51 degrees west, near 53 degrees central, and near 53 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, poor central, and poor east. Winds are from the west at 7 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 5 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 56 degrees at Louisville International and Bowling Green. The lowest temperature is 46 degrees at Henderson.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For KENTON County, Kentucky
312 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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7-Day Forecast For KENTON County, KY
627 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Northeast winds around 5 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable.

Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Lows in the lower 40s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

Clear. Lows in the lower 40s.

Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

Clear. Lows in the lower 50s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For KENTON County, Kentucky
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                APR 30-MAY 4  MAY 2-MAY 8    APR       APR-JUN                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        Above      Below      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Above      Above      Above                      

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

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:

Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: UNUSUAL MOIST SPELL   (PDSI=   2.19)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL

Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:

Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Favorable, Except Still Too Wet In Spots     (CMI=   1.47)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -0.43)

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 04-17-2018 to 04-23-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 53 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees cooler than normal and 2 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 66 in the West to 67 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 5 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 3 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 43 degrees in the West to 39 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 2 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 83 degrees at JACKSON and the extreme low was 22 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.00 inches statewide which was 0.01 inches above normal and 101% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.96 inches, Central 0.73 inches, Bluegrass 0.74 inches and East 0.59 inches, which was 0.81, -0.26, -0.17 and -0.33 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.19 inches at LOUISA 1S to a high of 5.04 inches at MAYFIELD 6SW.

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Almanac Information
Wednesday April 25, 2018 the 115th Day of Year

Declination 13.510000
Distance 0.999718 AU
Rise 06:49 EDT Set 20:24 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:36 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:22 EDT Ends 20:51 EDT

Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 72 / 48

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...

New York City received three inches of snow, the latest measurable snow of
record for that location. (David Ludlum)
The temperature at Volcano Springs CA hit 118 degrees to establish a U.S.
record for the month of April. (The Weather Channel)
Chicago IL was blanketed with 2.5 inches of snow, and a total of 6.5 inches
between the 22nd and the 26th. It was the latest significant snow of record
for the city. (The Weather Channel)
Atlanta GA received 1.5 inches of snow, and experienced their latest freeze
of record with a morning low of 32 degrees. The high of just 39 degrees was
only their second daily high colder than 40 degrees in April. (The Weather

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