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Regional Hourly Observations For LEWIS County, Kentucky
Issued at 500 AM EDT MON JUN 18 2018
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      FAIR      73  68  84 S5        30.11S                  
COVINGTON      FAIR      77  69  76 CALM      30.08S                  
FRANKFORT      FAIR      72  68  87 CALM      30.09R                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 500am EDT, Monday June 18, 2018

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 76 degrees west, near 73 degrees central, and near 72 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 87%, 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. Winds are from the south at 6 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 5 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 79 degrees at Louisville International. The lowest temperature is 68 degrees at Somerset.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For LEWIS County, Kentucky
437 AM EDT Mon Jun 18 2018

   HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING  

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

   Heat Advisory.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

Heat index values on Tuesday afternoon are expected to reach the
upper 90s.

Showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop on Wednesday 
afternoon. Some of these storms may become severe, with a primary 
threat of damaging winds. In addition, where heavy rainfall occurs, 
there will be the potential for flash flooding.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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7-Day Forecast For LEWIS County, KY
424 AM EDT Mon Jun 18 2018


HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING

TODAY
Mostly sunny until late afternoon, then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Heat index values up to 100.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Muggy. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Humid with highs around 90. West winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Muggy. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Humid with highs in the mid 80s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

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

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

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

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 30 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      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above      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: NEAR NORMAL           (PDSI=  -1.00)
Rainfall Needed:  2.92 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Topsoil Moisture Short, Germination Slow     (CMI=  -0.16)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -0.48)

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 06-10-2018 to 06-16-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 76 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees warmer than normal and 2 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 90 in the West to 85 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 5 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 70 degrees in the West to 65 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 7 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 7 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 95 degrees at BOWLING GREEN APT and the extreme low was 56 degrees at PAINTSVILLE 4W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.18 inches statewide which was 0.16 inches above normal and 116% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.09 inches, Central 0.97 inches, Bluegrass 1.52 inches and East 1.15 inches, which was 0.12, -0.06, 0.48 and 0.11 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.01 inches at MONTICELLO AWOS to a high of 4.20 inches at STANFORD 4NE.

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Almanac Information
Monday June 18, 2018 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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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...



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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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