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Regional Hourly Observations For LEWIS County, Kentucky
Issued at 700 AM EDT SUN AUG 19 2018
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      FAIR      67  65  93 CALM      29.95R FOG              
COVINGTON      FAIR      70  67  90 NE6       29.96R                  
FRANKFORT      FOG       67  66  97 NW3       29.94R VSB 1/4          

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 700am EDT, Sunday August 19, 2018

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 69 degrees west, near 67 degrees central, and near 69 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, fair central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 96%, 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 across the state. Winds are calm west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm 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 71 degrees at Louisville International and Louisville Bowman. The lowest temperature is 64 degrees at Henderson.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For LEWIS County, Kentucky
344 AM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

A few strong to severe storms are possible later Monday night and
Tuesday as a strong cold front crosses the area. The main threat will
be strong wind gusts. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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7-Day Forecast For LEWIS County, KY
629 AM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018

TODAY
Partly cloudy. Patchy fog this morning. Isolated showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Light and variable winds, becoming northeast around 5 mph this late morning and afternoon. Chance of rain 20 percent.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy with isolated showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then mostly clear after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. East winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Muggy. Lows around 70. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TUESDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Humid with highs around 80. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly in the evening. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 50s.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For LEWIS County, Kentucky
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   AUG 24-28 AUG 26-SEP 1    AUG       AUG-OCT                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        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=  -0.69)
Rainfall Needed:  1.54 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Moisture Adequate For Present Needs          (CMI=   0.16)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  0.11)

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 08-11-2018 to 08-17-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 75 degrees across the state which was 0 degrees from normal and 4 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 87 in the West to 84 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 2 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 68 degrees in the West to 65 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 94 degrees at MADISONVILLE 4S and the extreme low was 58 degrees at RICHMOND 8E.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.56 inches statewide which was 0.7 inches above normal and 181% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.84 inches, Central 2.07 inches, Bluegrass 2.71 inches and East 0.63 inches, which was 0.04, 1.23, 1.84 and -0.31 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.05 inches at MIDDLESBORO AWOS to a high of 6.78 inches at CINCINNATI.

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Almanac Information
Sunday August 19, 2018 the 231th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 12.450000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 06:57 EDT Set 20:26 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:41 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:31 EDT Ends 20:52 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 85 / 62
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Weather History...



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AUGUST 19TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1788...
A small but powerful hurricane inflicted great havoc upon forests along a
narrow track from New Jersey to Maine. A similar storm track today would
cause extreme disaster in the now populated area. (David Ludlum)
...1969...
'Never say die' Camille let loose a cloudburst in Virginia resulting in
flash floods and landslides which killed 151 persons and cause 140 million
dollars damage. Massies Hill VA received 27 inches of rain. (David Ludlum)
...1986...
The temperature at San Antonio TX soared to an all-time record high of 108
degrees. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987)
...1987...
Thunderstorms moving out of southeastern Nebraska spread severe weather
into eastern Kansas and western Missouri during the day. Thunderstorms in
Nebraska produced hail three inches in diameter at Albion, and high winds
which downed a large tent at Waterloo injuring a dozen persons.
Thunderstorms in Kansas produced baseball size hail northwest of Topeka,
and wind gusts to 80 mph at Fulton. Ten persons were injured in a
thunderstorm at Princeton KS, and damage to crops in southern Franklin
County KS was estimated at 3.5 million dollars. (Storm Data) (The National
Weather Summary)
...1988...
Raleigh NC reported a record hot temperature reading of 103 degrees.
Afternoon thunderstorms in Oklahoma produced wind gusts to 75 mph in
southern Pittsburgh County. Thunderstorms in Indiana produced 4.50 inches
of rain at Morgantown. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Early morning thunderstorms deluged southeastern Delaware with six to ten
inches of rain in four to six hours, with local reports of 13 to 20 inches
of rain. Twenty-six major roads were closed or damaged, and fourteen
bridges were washed out. Flooding caused nearly four million dollars damage
to local businesses. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1999...A tornado (F0) touched down briefly near Crab Orchard (Lincoln, 
County, KY), rendering a trailer unsalvageable. The roof of the trailer was 
blown 200 feet. (NWS Louisville)

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