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Regional Hourly Observations For LYON County, Kentucky
Issued at 200 AM EDT SUN MAY 19 2019
PADUCAH        LGT RAIN  66  63  90 S7        29.84F                  
HENDERSON      FAIR      75  60  59 S10G20    29.81S                  
OWENSBORO      FAIR      74  62  66 S12       29.83S                  
HOPKINSVILLE   FAIR      76  60  56 S12       29.85S                  
BOWLING GREEN  FAIR      73  63  70 S5        29.88S                  
GLASGOW        FAIR      72  63  72 S6        29.90F                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 200am EDT, Sunday May 19, 2019

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 66 degrees west, near 71 degrees central, and near 70 degrees east. Current sky conditions are light rain west, fair central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, fair central, and fair east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the south at 7 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the south at 10 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 76 degrees at Hopkinsville. The lowest temperature is 63 degrees at Somerset.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For LYON County, Kentucky
612 PM CDT Sat May 18 2019

 DAY ONE  Tonight

There is a chance of thunderstorms tonight, mainly west of a line 
from Evansville Indiana to Murray Kentucky. Best chances are over 
parts of southeast Missouri late this afternoon and into the 
evening. Strong to isolated severe storms may occur over southeast 
Missouri. Damaging winds should be the primary hazard. A brief short 
lived spin up tornado, and marginally severe hail cannot be ruled 
out, though the chance is low. Locally heavy rain is possible as 

River levels will slowly fall on the flooded Mississippi River 
and its tributaries. Please refer to river flood statements for 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday

Sunday, there is a chance for additional thunderstorms along and 
ahead of a cold front that will move through during the late 
afternoon and evening. Isolated strong to severe storms cannot be 
ruled out. Damaging winds will be the most likely hazard.

Southwest winds may gust 30 to 40 mph at times Sunday. This would
create hazardous boating conditions, especially for smaller
boats, and may also lead to driving difficulties.

A chance of thunderstorms is forecast for mainly the western half of 
the region Tuesday and Tuesday night, and the remainder of the 
region Wednesday. Some storms could become severe Tuesday evening in 
the western half of the region, otherwise localized heavy rainfall 
and lightning appear to be the main concerns overall.

Flooding of the Mississippi River and its tributaries will slowly 


Spotter activation is requested over parts of southeast Missouri 
this evening. Activation may also be needed Sunday afternoon and 
evening, especially east of the Mississippi River.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For LYON County, KY
932 PM CDT Sat May 18 2019

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70. South winds around 10 mph.

Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds around 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph in the evening shifting to the northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s.

Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s.

Partly sunny with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.

Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers in the morning, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

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

Medium & Long Range Outlook For LYON County, Kentucky
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   MAY 24-28 MAY 26-JUN 1    JUN       JUN-AUG                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Above     Normal      Above                      

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Drought Status For LYON County, Kentucky
(Based on the latest Palmer Drought Severity and Crop Moisture Indices)

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:

Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: UNUSUAL MOIST SPELL   (PDSI=   2.09)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL

Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:

Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Favorable For Normal Growth And Fieldwork    (CMI=   0.85)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -0.84)

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 05-11-2019 to 05-17-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 61 degrees across the state which was 3 degrees cooler than normal and 4 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 71 in the West to 69 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 6 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 7 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 53 degrees in the West to 52 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 1 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 90 degrees at HENDERSON 5E and the extreme low was 37 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.69 inches statewide which was 0.44 inches below normal and 61% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.55 inches, Central 0.33 inches, Bluegrass 0.47 inches and East 1.41 inches, which was -0.63, -0.85, -0.59 and 0.33 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.11 inches at BOWLING GREEN APT to a high of 3.16 inches at MIDDLESBORO AWOS.

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Almanac Information
Sunday May 19, 2019 the 139th Day of Year

Declination 19.930000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 06:25 EDT Set 20:46 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:34 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:56 EDT Ends 21:14 EDT

Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 79 / 56

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...

The infamous "dark day" in New England tradition. At noon it was nearly as
dark as night. Chickens went to roost, and many persons were fearful of
divine wrath. The phenomena was caused by forest fires to the west of New
England. (David Ludlum)
Lake Maloya NM received 11.28 inches of rain in 24 hours to establish a
state record. (The Weather Channel)
Thunderstorms produced golf ball size hail and wind gusts to 110 mph in
Minnesota, between Fridley and Hugo. Fifty persons were injured. The hail
and high winds destroyed fifty mobile homes, and a dozen aircraft, and also
destroyed a third of the Brighton Elementary School. (The Weather Channel)
A prolonged period of severe weather affected our region on Thursday, 
May 19. The initial Severe Thunderstorm Watch was issued at 11:15 A.M. 
All or part of the Paducah National Weather Service forecast area was 
under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until about 5:00 A.M. the following 
morning, May 20. A total of 52 Severe Thunderstorm Warnings and 3 
Tornado Warnings were issued.

A tornado touched down in northern Christian County, near the community of 
Kelly, which is north of Hopkinsville. A couple of brief tornado touchdowns 
were also reported near the Todd-Christian County line along U.S. Highway 
68 / Kentucky Highway 80.  (NWS Paducah)

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