Robertson County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Regional Hourly Observations For ROBERTSON County, Kentucky
Issued at 500 AM EDT THU MAY 23 2019
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      FAIR      70  58  65 S8        30.11R                  
COVINGTON      CLOUDY    69  65  86 S7        30.06S                  
FRANKFORT      FAIR      71  60  68 S5        30.08R                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 500am EDT, Thursday May 23, 2019

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 77 degrees west, near 70 degrees central, and near 69 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy west, fair central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair 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 favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 8 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 77 degrees at Paducah and Louisville International. The lowest temperature is 63 degrees at London.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For ROBERTSON County, Kentucky
500 AM EDT Thu May 23 2019

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Thunderstorms will move across the area this morning. Some strong
winds gusts will be possible. Additional thunderstorms will develop
this afternoon. The afternoon storms will have the potential of
producing damaging straight-line winds and large hail.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation may be required this afternoon.

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7-Day Forecast For ROBERTSON County, KY
359 AM EDT Thu May 23 2019

TODAY
Mostly cloudy with showers with a chance of thunderstorms this morning, then partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Muggy. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Humid with highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds around 5 mph, becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of rain 30 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Muggy. Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Humid with highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

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

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

MEMORIAL DAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

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

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy. Unseasonably warm with highs around 90.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Unseasonably warm with lows in the upper 60s.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

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


Medium & Long Range Outlook For ROBERTSON County, Kentucky
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      

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Drought Status For ROBERTSON County, Kentucky
(Based on the latest Palmer Drought Severity and Crop Moisture Indices)
BLUEGRASS KY CLIMATE DIVISION

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:
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Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: UNUSUAL MOIST SPELL   (PDSI=   2.60)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Favorable For Normal Growth And Fieldwork    (CMI=   0.09)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -0.50)

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 05-15-2019 to 05-21-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 69 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees warmer than normal and 8 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 81 in the West to 80 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 60 degrees in the West to 56 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 6 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 90 degrees at BURKESVILLE 3W and the extreme low was 37 degrees at PAINTSVILLE 4W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.50 inches statewide which was 0.64 inches below normal and 44% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.00 inches, Central 0.28 inches, Bluegrass 0.48 inches and East 0.23 inches, which was 0.15, 0.91, 0.6 and 0.89 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at HINDMAN 5N to a high of 3.07 inches at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS.

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Almanac Information
Thursday May 23, 2019 the 143th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.720000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 06:22 EDT Set 20:49 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:35 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:53 EDT Ends 21:18 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 80 / 57
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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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MAY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1878...
An F4 tornado struck Mineral Point, WI killing 17 and injuring 45. A record 
book was carried 60 miles from a schoolhouse. In Primrose Township, the 
deed to Chandler Farm was found 10 miles away. (NWS Louisville)
...1882...
An unusual late season snow blanketed eastern Iowa, with four to six inches
reported around Washington. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1953...
The temperature at Hollis OK soared from a morning low of 70 degrees to an
afternoon high of 110 degrees to establish a state record for the month of
May. (The Weather Channel)
...2000...
An F3 tornado moved through the northeast and east sections of Leitchfield 
KY. An F0 tornado was spotted at Priceville KY. An F0 tornado touched down 
briefly in Taylor County. (NWS Louisville)

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