Menifee County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis

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Updated Tuesday, October 23, 2018

...Chilly, Dry Conditions Continue; Rain Later In The Week...

Dry and pleasant weather is expected through mid-week. A dry cold front will move across the region today, bringing a reinforcing shot of cooler air. The next shot for rains will come in later Thursday into Friday, as a storm system passes south of the region.

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Regional Hourly Observations For MENIFEE County, Kentucky
Issued at 200 PM EDT TUE OCT 23 2018
LEXINGTON      NOT AVBL                                               
COVINGTON      FAIR      62  29  28 NW13      30.19F                  
FRANKFORT      FAIR      66  37  34 NW6       30.18F                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 200pm EDT, Tuesday October 23, 2018

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 71 degrees west, near 68 degrees central, and near 63 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 36%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 34%, and the dew point is near 39 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 44%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. Current drying conditions are good west, good central, and good east. Tobacco stripping conditions are unfavorable west, unfavorable central, and unfavorable east. Winds are from the north at 8 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 3 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 71 degrees at Paducah. The lowest temperature is 61 degrees at Somerset.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For MENIFEE County, Kentucky
334 AM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time. 


Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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7-Day Forecast For MENIFEE County, KY
1105 AM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018

Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Light winds.

Cold, clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Light winds.

Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Light winds.

Cold. Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Light winds.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Light winds.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows in the lower 40s.

Cloudy with rain likely. Highs around 50. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Lows around 40.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 50s.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Lows around 40.

Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 50s.

Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows around 40. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 50s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For MENIFEE County, Kentucky
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                OCT 28-NOV 1 OCT 30-NOV 5    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      

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Drought Status For MENIFEE 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=   2.61)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL

Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:

Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Prospects Above Normal, Some Fields Too Wet  (CMI=   1.11)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  0.13)

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 10-16-2018 to 10-22-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 49 degrees across the state which was 8 degrees cooler than normal and 10 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 61 in the West to 60 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 10 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 9 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 38 degrees in the West to 39 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 8 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 3 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 74 degrees at BURKESVILLE 3W and the extreme low was 26 degrees at HENDERSON 5E.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.28 inches statewide which was 0.42 inches below normal and 40% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.36 inches, Central 0.29 inches, Bluegrass 0.19 inches and East 0.29 inches, which was 0.4, 0.42, 0.46 and 0.38 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.07 inches at CARROLLTON 2E to a high of 0.70 inches at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS.

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Almanac Information
Tuesday October 23, 2018 the 296th Day of Year

Declination -11.730000
Distance 0.999722 AU
Rise 07:55 EDT Set 18:49 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:22 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:30 EDT Ends 19:15 EDT

Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 67 / 44

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...

A hurricane struck southeastern New England. It was the most violent in
thirty years. Thousands of trees blocked roads in Massachsuetts and Rhode
Island. (David Ludlum)
"Indian Summer" was routed by cold and snow that brought sleighing from the
Poconos to Vermont. A foot of snow blanketed Haverhill NH and Newberry VT,
and 18 to 24 inches were reported in some of the higher elevations. Snow
stayed on the ground until the next spring. (22nd-23rd) (Sandra and TI
Richard Sanders - 1987) (The Weather Channel)
Thirteen cities in the southeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures
for the date. It marked the sixth record low of the month for Greer SC and
Columbia SC, and the ninth of the month for Montgomery AL. Showers and
thunderstorms deluged Corpus Christi TX with five inches of rain.
Winnemucca NV reported their first measurable rain in ninety-two days,
while Yakima WA reported a record 96 days in a row without measurable
rainfall. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Denver CO reported their first freeze of the autumn, and Chicago IL
reported their first snow. In Texas, afternoon highs of 93 degrees at
Austin and San Antonio were records for the date. (The National Weather
A storm moving out of the Gulf of Alaska brought rain and high winds to the
Central Pacific Coast Region. High winds in Nevada gusted to 67 mph at
Reno, and thunderstorms around Redding CA produced wind gusts to 66 mph.
Locally heavy rains in the San Francisco area caused numerous mudslides,
adding insult to injury for earthquake victims. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)

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