Scott County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Regional Hourly Observations For SCOTT County, Kentucky
Issued at 600 PM EST SUN FEB 23 2020
...CENTRAL KENTUCKY...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
MT STERLING*   CLOUDY    54  21  28 SW8       30.10S                  
FLEMING/MASON* CLOUDY    52  26  37 SW8       30.08S                  
DANVILLE*      CLOUDY    50  27  40 SW7       30.10F                  
RICHMOND*      CLOUDY    54  23  30 SW9       30.09F                  
LEXINGTON      CLOUDY    51  24  34 SW9       30.08S                  
FRANKFORT      FAIR      52  26  36 SW10      30.06F                  
LOUISVILLE     MOCLDY    56  28  34 SW9       30.06F                  
LEBANON*       MOCLDY    50  32  50 SW8       30.10S                  
GLASGOW*       CLOUDY    52  28  39 SW7       30.11S                  
BOWLING GREEN  CLOUDY    55  31  39 SW8       30.11S                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 600pm EST, Sunday February 23, 2020

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 47 degrees west, near 51 degrees central, and near 56 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 34%, and the dew point is near 24 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 24%, and the dew point is near 20 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, good central, and very good east. Winds are from the southwest at 9 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 6 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category west, no stress category central, and no stress category east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 56 degrees at Louisville International and Jackson. The lowest temperature is 47 degrees at Paducah.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For SCOTT County, Kentucky
313 PM EST Sun Feb 23 2020 /213 PM CST Sun Feb 23 2020/

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Precipitation could change over to snow on Wednesday evening as much
cooler air filters into the area. A dusting of snow is possible 
by Thursday morning. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

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7-Day Forecast For SCOTT County, KY
311 PM EST Sun Feb 23 2020

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with rain likely after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

MONDAY
Rain. Patchy fog. Highs in the upper 40s. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Rain. Lows in the mid 40s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

TUESDAY
Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Rain likely. Near steady temperature around 40. Chance of rain 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain and snow. Lows in the mid 20s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 19.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 20.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For SCOTT County, Kentucky
                             KENTUCKY                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                FEB 29-MAR 4  MAR 2-MAR 8    FEB       FEB-APR                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        Above      Above     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      

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Drought Status For SCOTT 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: VERY MOIST SPELL      (PDSI=   3.23)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Too Wet, Some Standing Water                 (CMI=   2.94)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  1.34)

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 02-16-2020 to 02-22-2020

Temperatures for the period averaged 39 degrees across the state which was 0 degrees from normal and 2 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 50 in the West to 50 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 0 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 31 degrees in the West to 30 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 4 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 68 degrees at FORT CAMPBELL and the extreme low was 11 degrees at CYNTHIANA 8N.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.37 inches statewide which was 0.55 inches below normal and 40% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.35 inches, Central 0.42 inches, Bluegrass 0.29 inches and East 0.41 inches, which was 0.69, 0.57, 0.5 and 0.45 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.01 inches at CARBONDALE ASOS to a high of 0.93 inches at ELKTON 5SW.

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Almanac Information
Sunday February 23, 2020 the 54th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -9.640000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:18 EST Set 18:26 EST
Transit Meridian 12:51 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 06:53 EST Ends 18:51 EST

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 50 / 27
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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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FEBRUARY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS...WITH KENTUCKY HIGHLIGHS...
...1802...
A great snowstorm raged along the New England coast producing 48 inches
of snow north of Boston. Three large ships from Salem were wrecked
along Cape Cod. (David Ludlum)
...1936...
A severe blizzard in the Sierra Nevada Range closed Donner Pass. It
stranded 750 motorists and claimed seven lives. (David Ludlum)
---------- KENTUCKY CLIMATE HIGHLIGHTS ---------
...FEBRUARY 1899...
February.  "The month will go down in Kentucky history as 'the
cold February'.  From the 9th to the 14th was a period of
unprecedented cold; the temperature in many portions of the State
going to 20 to 30 degrees below zero," and to -33 degrees F at
Sandy Hook on 2/11/1899.  In at least one location, "the Kentucky
River, solidly frozen, was possible for team and wagon."
Priddy, UKAWC
...1996...
The mercury climbed to 79 degrees at the Jackson KY NWS Weather Office. This 
reading represents the warmest February temperature ever recorded at the Jackson 
Weather Office since climate records begin in 1981.
(NWS Jackson, KY)
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