Scott County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Regional Hourly Observations For SCOTT County, Kentucky
Issued at 200 AM EDT MON MAY 01 2017
...CENTRAL KENTUCKY...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
MT STERLING*   CLOUDY    72  59  64 SW12      29.81S                  
FLEMING/MASON* CLOUDY    71  59  65 S9        29.78F                  
DANVILLE*      CLOUDY    68  61  77 S10G18    29.80S                  
LEXINGTON      CLOUDY    70  61  73 S15       29.77S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  67; 6HR MAX TEMP:  72; 6HR PCP:  0.09;                

FRANKFORT      LGT RAIN  70  62  76 S10       29.75F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  67; 6HR MAX TEMP:  71; 6HR PCP:  0.05;                

LOUISVILLE     LGT RAIN  70  63  78 S15G26    29.69F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  69; 6HR MAX TEMP:  72; 6HR PCP:  0.01;                

LEBANON*         N/A     68  63  83 S10       29.76F                  
GLASGOW*       CLOUDY    67  62  83 S12       29.75R                  
BOWLING GREEN  LGT RAIN  68  65  90 S15G28    29.72F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  68; 6HR MAX TEMP:  71; 6HR PCP:  0.07;                

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 200am EDT, Monday May 01, 2017

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 59 degrees west, near 70 degrees central, and near 73 degrees east. Current sky conditions are clear west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 57%, and the dew point is near 57 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 southwest at 9 mph with gusts at 17 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 15 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southeast at 8 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 73 degrees at Jackson. The lowest temperature is 59 degrees at Paducah.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For SCOTT County, Kentucky
321 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017 /221 PM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017/

   WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT /10 AM CDT/ TO 8 PM EDT
/7 PM CDT/ MONDAY  

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of south central
Indiana and Central Kentucky.

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

A line of showers and thunderstorms will approach the region from the
west late this afternoon and evening. Some of the thunderstorms could
produce damaging winds and large hail. An isolated tornado could be
possible as well.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Wind gusts will increase behind a cold front tomorrow afternoon, with
gusts as high as 40mph possible. High profile vehicles may 
experience difficult driving conditions on east to west oriented 
roadways. Loose outdoor objects may be blown around.


 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotters are asked to report wind, hail of any size, and instances 
of flooding through tonight.

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7-Day Forecast For SCOTT County, KY
802 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017


WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM EDT MONDAY

OVERNIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms late in the evening, then periods of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. South winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

MONDAY
Breezy. Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s. West winds 15 to 20 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

THURSDAY
Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 60. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Showers likely. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of showers 70 percent.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs around 60.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

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


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 
                MAY 6-MAY 10 MAY 8-MAY 14    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Below     Normal     Normal                      

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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: NEAR NORMAL           (PDSI=  -1.54)
Rainfall Needed:  4.35 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Moisture Adequate For Present Needs          (CMI=   0.59)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  0.01)

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 04-23-2017 to 04-29-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 64 degrees across the state which was 5 degrees warmer than normal and 2 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 74 in the West to 74 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 54 degrees in the West to 53 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 5 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 10 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 92 degrees at BURKESVILLE 3W and the extreme low was 35 degrees at BURLINGTON 4S.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.09 inches statewide which was 0.04 inches above normal and 104% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.24 inches, Central 0.60 inches, Bluegrass 1.16 inches and East 1.37 inches, which was 0.04, -0.47, 0.19 and 0.40 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.03 inches at HARRODSBURG 3N to a high of 4.88 inches at LA GRANGE 6NW.

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Almanac Information
Monday May 01, 2017 the 121th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 15.450000
Distance 0.999718 AU
Rise 06:41 EDT Set 20:30 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:35 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:14 EDT Ends 20:57 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 74 / 50
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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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Weather History...



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MAY 1ST...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1854...
The Connecticut River reached a level of nearly twenty-nine feet at
Hartford (the highest level of record up until that time). The record
height was reached in the midst of a great New England flood which followed
sixty-six hours of steady rain. (David Ludlum)
...1935...
Snow, ice and sleet brought winter back to parts of southeast Minnesota.
Minneapolis received three inches of snow to tie their May record which was
established in 1892. (1st-2nd) (The Weather Channel)
...1954...
The temperature at Polebridge MT dipped to 5 degrees below zero to esablish
a state record for the month of May. (The Weather Channel)


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