Lewis County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Regional Hourly Observations For LEWIS County, Kentucky
Issued at 1000 PM EST THU FEB 22 2024
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      CLOUDY    55  52  89 SW7       29.62F                  
COVINGTON      CLOUDY    48  47  96 N10       29.65R                  
FRANKFORT      CLOUDY    54  52  93 NW8       29.62S                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 1000pm EST, Thursday February 22, 2024

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 55 degrees west, near 55 degrees central, and near 51 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy west, cloudy central, and heavy rain east. In the west, relative humidity is near 80%, 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 52 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, poor central, and poor east. There is patchy fog east. Winds are from the north at 7 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to heavy rain. 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 56 degrees at Hopkinsville and Bowling Green. The lowest temperature is 48 degrees at Covington.

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Radar:
NWS Radar (NEW!), Bowling Green, KY Regional Radar,
Hazardous Weather Outlook For LEWIS County, Kentucky
809 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2024

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Patchy dense fog will be possible overnight.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

Accumulating snow will be possible Friday night into Saturday 
morning. Rapidly falling temperatures below freezing Saturday morning
may create slick spots on untreated surfaces.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For LEWIS County, KY
801 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2024

OVERNIGHT
Cloudy. Showers likely late this evening, then a chance of showers. Patchy dense fog. Mild with lows in the lower 40s. Northwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Patchy dense fog in the morning. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Mild with highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds around 5 mph, becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

SATURDAY
Cloudy with snow likely in the morning, then partly cloudy with a chance of snow in the afternoon. Much cooler with highs in the upper 30s. North winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest winds around 5 mph, becoming south after midnight.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Much warmer with highs in the mid 50s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Warmer with lows in the lower 40s.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy. Mild with highs in the mid 60s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers after midnight. Mild with lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

TUESDAY
Showers likely. Mild with highs in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Showers likely in the evening, then showers after midnight. Mild with lows in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Showers, mild. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Showers. Much cooler with lows in the mid 30s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy with showers likely in the morning, then sunny with a chance of showers in the afternoon. Much cooler with highs in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 60 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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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal      Above      Above                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
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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: NEAR NORMAL           (PDSI=   1.08)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Favorable For Normal Growth And Fieldwork    (CMI=   0.37)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -0.41)

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 02-15-2024 to 02-21-2024

Temperatures for the period averaged 39 degrees across the state which was 0 degrees from normal and 10 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 54 in the West to 53 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 4 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 28 degrees in the West to 26 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 74 degrees at PADUCAH ASOS and the extreme low was 11 degrees at HARTFORD 3E.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.27 inches statewide which was 0.73 inches below normal and 27% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.14 inches, Central 0.30 inches, Bluegrass 0.26 inches and East 0.37 inches, which was 0.86, 0.8, 0.63 and 0.63 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.01 inches at MURRAY 1W to a high of 0.71 inches at STANFORD 4NE.

Kentucky Climate Summaries: Last day, Last 3 days, 7 days, 14, 21, 30, 60, 90 days
Yesterday's Weather Data, Kentucky Climate in Review


Almanac Information
Thursday February 22, 2024 the 53th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.000000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:19 EST Set 18:25 EST
Transit Meridian 12:51 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 06:54 EST Ends 18:50 EST

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 50 / 27
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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...



FEBRUARY 22ND
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1773...
The memorable "Cold Sabbath" in New England history. Many persons froze
extremities while going to church. (David Ludlum)
...1936...
Although heat and dust prevailed in the spring and summer, early 1936
brought record cold to parts of the U.S. Sioux Center IA reported 42 inches
of snow on the ground, a state record. (20th-22nd) (The Weather Channel)
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Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky