Lewis County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Updated Wednesday Evening, March 22, 2017

...Mostly Sunny And Cool Temperatures Today..

Another freeze warning is in effect tonight for primarily the eastern half of Kentucky as lows will dip into the middle 20s to lower 30s. While it will be cool tonight, a warming trend looks to start tomorrow. Back into the upper 50s to middle 60s on Thursday and 60s and 70s by Friday. Dry conditions remain through Friday, before chances increase over the weekend.

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Regional Hourly Observations For LEWIS County, Kentucky
Issued at 1200 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      CLEAR     31  19  61 NE10      30.43S WCI  22          
COVINGTON      CLEAR     33  19  56 NE10      30.46S WCI  25          
FRANKFORT      CLEAR     35  18  49 NE7       30.44R WCI  29          

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 1200am EDT, Thursday March 23, 2017

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 44 degrees west, near 31 degrees central, and near 36 degrees east. Current sky conditions are clear west, clear central, and clear east. In the west, relative humidity is near 41%, and the dew point is near 22 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 61%, and the dew point is near 19 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 40%, and the dew point is near 14 degrees. Current drying conditions are good west, fair central, and good east. Winds are from the northeast at 5 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 10 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 22 degrees central. Winds are variable at 6 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 31 degrees east. 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 44 degrees at Paducah and Hopkinsville. The lowest temperature is 31 degrees at Lexington.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For LEWIS County, Kentucky
1006 AM EDT Wed Mar 22 2017

   FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM EDT
THURSDAY  

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Southeast Indiana, Northeast 
Kentucky, Northern Kentucky and Southwest 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.

   Freeze Warning.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday.

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

   Freeze Warning.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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7-Day Forecast For LEWIS County, KY
1018 PM EDT Wed Mar 22 2017


FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THURSDAY

OVERNIGHT
Mostly clear late this evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Not as cold with highs in the upper 50s. East winds around 5 mph, becoming southeast in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Not as cold with lows in the upper 40s. South winds around 5 mph.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Unseasonably warm with lows in the lower 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Unseasonably warm with highs in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Unseasonably warm with lows in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

SUNDAY
Showers and occasional thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Unseasonably warm with lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy. Unseasonably warm with highs in the lower 70s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after midnight. Unseasonably warm with lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Unseasonably warm with lows in the upper 40s.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s.

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      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      

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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=  -0.19)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Prospects Above Normal, Some Fields Too Wet  (CMI=   1.29)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  0.22)

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 03-15-2017 to 03-21-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 43 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees cooler than normal and 2 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 58 in the West to 51 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 8 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 36 degrees in the West to 30 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 3 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 84 degrees at PADUCAH ASOS and the extreme low was 8 degrees at PIKEVILLE 13S.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.53 inches statewide which was 0.5 inches below normal and 51% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.37 inches, Central 0.57 inches, Bluegrass 0.42 inches and East 0.77 inches, which was 0.72, 0.52, 0.51 and 0.24 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.05 inches at LOUISVILLE APT to a high of 1.92 inches at WHITLEY CITY 3N.

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Almanac Information
Thursday March 23, 2017 the 82th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 1.500000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:36 EDT Set 18:54 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:44 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:11 EDT Ends 19:19 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 60 / 36
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Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy

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Weather History...



MARCH 23RD
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1913...
A vicious tornado hit the city of Omaha NE. The tornado struck during the
late afternoon on Easter Sunday, and in just twelve minutes cut a swath of
total destruction five miles long and two blocks wide across the city
killing 94 persons and causing 3.5 million dollars property damage. (David
Ludlum)
...1916...
Pocatello ID received a record 14.6 inches of snow in 24 hours. (The
Weather Channel)
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