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Regional Hourly Observations For LEWIS County, Kentucky
Issued at 500 AM EDT TUE JUN 18 2019
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      MOCLDY    67  64  90 S6        29.97S                  
COVINGTON      LGT RAIN  68  66  93 S8        29.95S                  
FRANKFORT      CLOUDY    70  66  87 CALM      29.95S                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 500am EDT, Tuesday June 18, 2019

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 71 degrees west, near 67 degrees central, and near 68 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy west, mostly cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, poor central, and poor east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. There is patchy fog east. Winds are calm west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 6 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 72 degrees at Louisville International. The lowest temperature is 67 degrees at Lexington.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For LEWIS County, Kentucky
412 AM EDT Tue Jun 18 2019

   FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING  

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Southeast Indiana, Northeast 
Kentucky, Northern Kentucky, Central Ohio, South Central Ohio, 
Southwest Ohio and West Central Ohio.

 DAY ONE  Today and tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Flash Flood Watch.

Showers and thunderstorms are expected again at times today, and any
slow moving storm will be capable of very heavy rain rates and 
localized flash flooding. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday.

Additional rounds of showers and storms will be possible again
Wednesday afternoon into Thursday, with locally heavy rainfall again
possible both of these days. Some strong to severe storms are also
possible on Wednesday afternoon and night. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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7-Day Forecast For LEWIS County, KY
450 AM EDT Tue Jun 18 2019


FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING

TODAY
Cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms, mainly this morning. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. Highs in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall in the evening. Muggy. Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Humid with highs around 80. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Showers and thunderstorms. Muggy. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

THURSDAY
Showers and thunderstorms. Humid with highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Chance of rain 50 percent.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Day 1 Precip, Day 2, 5 Day Total, Days 1-5, ALL


Medium & Long Range Outlook For LEWIS County, Kentucky
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUN 23-27 JUN 25-JUL 1    JUN       JUN-AUG                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      

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Drought Status For LEWIS 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: UNUSUAL MOIST SPELL   (PDSI=   2.10)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Too Wet, Some Standing Water                 (CMI=   2.26)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  0.95)

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 06-10-2019 to 06-16-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 68 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees cooler than normal and 4 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 80 in the West to 76 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 5 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 7 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 60 degrees in the West to 57 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 91 degrees at BOWLING GREEN APT and the extreme low was 0 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.64 inches statewide which was 0.38 inches below normal and 63% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.18 inches, Central 0.24 inches, Bluegrass 1.53 inches and East 0.61 inches, which was -0.79, -0.79, 0.49 and -0.43 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at BENTON 4N to a high of 3.58 inches at CINCINNATI.

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Almanac Information
Tuesday June 18, 2019 the 169th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 23.420000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:16 EDT Set 21:04 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:39 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:45 EDT Ends 21:34 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 85 / 62
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Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy

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Weather History...



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JUNE 18TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1875...
A severe coastal storm (or possible hurricane) struck the Atlantic coast
from Cape Cod to Nova Scotia. Eastport ME reported wind gusts to 57 mph.
(David Ludlum)
...1958...
Hailstones up to four inches in diameter killed livestock as a storm passed
from Joliet to Belfry in Carbon County MT. (The Weather Channel)
...1970...
Wind and rain, and hail up to seven inches deep, caused more than five
million dollars damage at Oberlin KS. (The Weather Channel)

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