LaRue County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Regional Hourly Observations For LARUE County, Kentucky
Issued at 800 PM EST SAT JAN 19 2019
NORTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LOUISVILLE/SDF FLURRIES  36  32  85 N24G37    29.53R WCI  24          
LOUISVILLE/LOU LGT SNOW  37  32  82 N13G36    29.53R WCI  29          
FORT KNOX      CLOUDY    34  33  96 NW18G25   29.53R WCI  23          

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 800pm EST, Saturday January 19, 2019

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 30 degrees west, near 46 degrees central, and near 51 degrees east. Current sky conditions are light snow west, light rain central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, poor central, and poor east. Tobacco stripping conditions are favorable west, favorable central, and favorable east. Winds are from the north at 23 mph with gusts at 33 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light snow. The wind chill is near 17 degrees west. Winds are from the north at 13 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. Winds are variable 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 54 degrees at London. The lowest temperature is 29 degrees at Henderson.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For LARUE County, Kentucky
314 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019 /214 PM CST Sat Jan 19 2019/

 DAY ONE  Tonight

Cold air will filter into the region with temperatures falling 
into the 20s overnight. A band of snow is expected to move through
the region and will bring significant snowfall to southern 
Indiana and parts of Kentucky. The area at most risk for 
significant snowfall will be in areas west of I-65 and north of 
I-64. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories have 
been issued for the outlook area. Please see the Winter Weather 
Message product for more details.

Very hazardous driving conditions are expected late this evening
and into the overnight period.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday

The next weather system to affect the region looks to arrive 
around Wednesday bringing a round of rain and snow to the area.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotters are asked to report precipitation type and snowfall 
amounts tonight and Sunday morning.

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7-Day Forecast For LARUE County, KY
235 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019


WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST SUNDAY

TONIGHT
Breezy, colder. Rain possibly mixed with snow and sleet in the evening, then light snow possibly mixed with freezing rain and sleet after midnight. Snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. Lows around 18. North winds 10 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

SUNDAY
Colder. Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 20s. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Wind chill readings 1 below to 9 above zero.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 12. North winds up to 10 mph.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s. East winds up to 5 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Not as cool. Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Rain. Lows around 40. Chance of rain 80 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Rain. Highs in the upper 40s. Temperatures falling into the 30s in the afternoon. Chance of rain 80 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of light snow possibly mixed with rain. Lows in the mid 20s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 30s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of light snow. Lows around 18.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of light snow. Highs in the lower 30s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For LARUE County, Kentucky
                             KENTUCKY                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JAN 25-29 JAN 27-FEB 2    JAN       JAN-MAR                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below      Below      Below                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Below      Below      Below                      

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Drought Status For LARUE County, Kentucky
(Based on the latest Palmer Drought Severity and Crop Moisture Indices)
CENTRAL   KY CLIMATE DIVISION

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:
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Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: VERY MOIST SPELL      (PDSI=   3.92)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: More Dry Weather Needed, Work Delayed        (CMI=   2.10)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -1.10)

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.

Additional Drought Info.: UKAWC Drought Page


Kentucky Climate Summary
Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 01-12-2019 to 01-18-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 36 degrees across the state which was 3 degrees warmer than normal and 4 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 41 in the West to 38 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 5 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 35 degrees in the West to 32 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 10 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 9 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 50 degrees at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS and the extreme low was 14 degrees at CINCINNATI.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.80 inches statewide which was 0.05 inches below normal and 94% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.71 inches, Central 0.82 inches, Bluegrass 0.80 inches and East 0.85 inches, which was -0.18, -0.08, 0.07 and -0.03 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at WHITLEY CITY 3N to a high of 1.21 inches at HINDMAN 5N.

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Almanac Information
Saturday January 19, 2019 the 19th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -20.170000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:52 EST Set 17:47 EST
Transit Meridian 12:49 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:24 EST Ends 18:15 EST

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 41 / 22
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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...



JANUARY 19TH
HISTORICAL WEATHER FACTS
...1810...
The famous "cold day" in New England. Gale force winds wrecked homes, and
accompanied a sudden overnight drop in temperature of 50 degrees. Tradgedy
struck Sanbornton NH where three chidren froze to death. (David Ludlum)
...1933...
Giant Forest CA received 60 inches of snow in just 24 hours, a state
record, and the second highest 24 hour total of record for the U.S. (David
Ludlum)
...1977...
Snowflakes were observed at Homestead and Miami Beach in extreme southern
Florida. (David Ludlum)
...1987...
A storm tracking toward the northeastern U.S. produced up to 14 inches of
snow in northern Indiana. Peru IN reported a foot of snow. Six cities in
Florida reported new record high temperatures for the date. The afternoon
high of 88 degrees at Miami equalled their record for the month of January.
(National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
A powerful storm hit the central U.S. producing blizzard conditions in the
Central High Plains, and severe thunderstorms in the Lower Mississippi
Valley. Snowfall totals ranged up to 36 inches at Wolf Creek Pass CO, with
31 inches at Elsmere NE. Tornadoes claimed five lives in Tennessee, and a
tornado at Cullman AL injured 35 persons. (National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1989...
The high temperature for the day at Fairbanks AK was a frigid 41 degrees
below zero, and the morning low of 24 degrees below zero at Anchorage AK
was their coldest reading in fourteen years. (National Weather Summary)
...1990...
Thunderstorms produced large hail and damaging winds in eastern Texas and
Louisiana. Tornadoes at Garland TX and Apple Springs TX each injured one
person. Heavy snow spread from the Southern and Central Rockies into the
Great Plains. Storm totals in New Mexico reached 36 inches at Gascon.
Totals in the Central Plains ranged up to 15 inches near McCook NE and
Garden City KS. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
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