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Regional Hourly Observations For LESLIE County, Kentucky
Issued at 300 AM EDT SUN MAY 19 2019
SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
JACKSON        FAIR      69  60  73 S3        29.98F                  
LONDON         FAIR      65  63  93 CALM      29.97F                  
SOMERSET       FAIR      63  63 100 CALM      29.95F                  
MIDDLESBORO    FAIR      63  62  99 CALM      30.01F                  
MONTICELLO     FAIR      67  64  90 VRB5      29.95F                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 300am EDT, Sunday May 19, 2019

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 65 degrees west, near 71 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 93%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor 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 10 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 3 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 77 degrees at Hopkinsville. The lowest temperature is 63 degrees at Somerset.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For LESLIE County, Kentucky
1025 PM EDT Sat May 18 2019

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

Thunderstorms are possible from Sunday afternoon through early 
Monday morning, and then again on Wednesday.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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7-Day Forecast For LESLIE County, KY
1025 PM EDT Sat May 18 2019

OVERNIGHT
Clear. Patchy valley fog. Lows in the lower 60s in the valleys and in the upper 60s on the ridges. Light winds.

SUNDAY
Warm. Patchy valley fog early. Mostly sunny, then a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms late. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms late. Lows in the mid 60s. Light winds. Chance of rain 50 percent.

MONDAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers in the morning, then sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Light winds.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs around 80.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s.

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

THURSDAY
Hot. Mostly sunny. Highs around 90.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY
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 LESLIE County, Kentucky
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   MAY 24-28 MAY 26-JUN 1    JUN       JUN-AUG                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Above     Normal      Above                      

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

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:
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Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: VERY MOIST SPELL      (PDSI=   3.02)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Moisture Adequate For Present Needs          (CMI=   0.71)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  0.01)

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 05-11-2019 to 05-17-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 61 degrees across the state which was 3 degrees cooler than normal and 4 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 71 in the West to 69 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 6 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 7 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 53 degrees in the West to 52 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 1 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 90 degrees at HENDERSON 5E and the extreme low was 37 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.69 inches statewide which was 0.44 inches below normal and 61% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.55 inches, Central 0.33 inches, Bluegrass 0.47 inches and East 1.41 inches, which was -0.63, -0.85, -0.59 and 0.33 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.11 inches at BOWLING GREEN APT to a high of 3.16 inches at MIDDLESBORO AWOS.

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Almanac Information
Sunday May 19, 2019 the 139th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 19.930000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 06:25 EDT Set 20:46 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:34 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:56 EDT Ends 21:14 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 79 / 56
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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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MAY 19TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1780...
The infamous "dark day" in New England tradition. At noon it was nearly as
dark as night. Chickens went to roost, and many persons were fearful of
divine wrath. The phenomena was caused by forest fires to the west of New
England. (David Ludlum)
...1955...
Lake Maloya NM received 11.28 inches of rain in 24 hours to establish a
state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1975...
Thunderstorms produced golf ball size hail and wind gusts to 110 mph in
Minnesota, between Fridley and Hugo. Fifty persons were injured. The hail
and high winds destroyed fifty mobile homes, and a dozen aircraft, and also
destroyed a third of the Brighton Elementary School. (The Weather Channel)
...2005...
A prolonged period of severe weather affected our region on Thursday, 
May 19. The initial Severe Thunderstorm Watch was issued at 11:15 A.M. 
All or part of the Paducah National Weather Service forecast area was 
under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until about 5:00 A.M. the following 
morning, May 20. A total of 52 Severe Thunderstorm Warnings and 3 
Tornado Warnings were issued.

A tornado touched down in northern Christian County, near the community of 
Kelly, which is north of Hopkinsville. A couple of brief tornado touchdowns 
were also reported near the Todd-Christian County line along U.S. Highway 
68 / Kentucky Highway 80.  (NWS Paducah)


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