Scott County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Regional Hourly Observations For SCOTT County, Kentucky
Issued at 1000 PM EST SUN DEC 17 2017
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      CLOUDY    41  38  89 S6        30.14F                  
COVINGTON      CLOUDY    42  37  82 SW8       30.12S                  
FRANKFORT      CLOUDY    42  38  85 S3        30.14S                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 1000pm EST, Sunday December 17, 2017

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 46 degrees west, near 41 degrees central, and near 39 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 37 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, poor central, and poor east. Tobacco stripping conditions are favorable west, favorable central, and favorable east. Winds are from the south at 3 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm 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 46 degrees at Paducah. The lowest temperature is 39 degrees at Jackson.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For SCOTT County, Kentucky
248 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017 /148 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017/

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

There is a chance for a rain-snow mix Friday night into the weekend,
but at this time, confidence on the exact timing and location of any
snow remains low. If you plan to travel over the holiday weekend or 
early next week, stay tuned to the latest forecasts.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be needed at this time.

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7-Day Forecast For SCOTT County, KY
737 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

OVERNIGHT
Cloudy. Patchy drizzle through the night. Patchy fog after midnight. Near steady temperature in the upper 30s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

MONDAY
Cloudy. Patchy drizzle. Highs around 50. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the upper 40s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 30.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.

FRIDAY
Showers likely. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of showers 60 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Rain showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Chance of showers 80 percent.

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

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For SCOTT County, Kentucky
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
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   Temperature:     Normal        Below     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal     Normal      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: NEAR NORMAL           (PDSI=   1.37)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Moisture Adequate For Present Needs          (CMI=   0.58)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  0.34)

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 12-10-2017 to 12-16-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 35 degrees across the state which was 3 degrees cooler than normal and 4 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 49 in the West to 44 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 5 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 26 degrees in the West to 26 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 2 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 68 degrees at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS and the extreme low was 11 degrees at PAINTSVILLE 4W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.01 inches statewide which was 1.01 inches below normal and 1% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.00 inches, Central 0.00 inches, Bluegrass 0.01 inches and East 0.02 inches, which was 1.11, 1.12, 0.88 and 0.95 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at ALBANY 1N to a high of 0.07 inches at LOUISA 1S.

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Almanac Information
Sunday December 17, 2017 the 351th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.380000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:49 EST Set 17:21 EST
Transit Meridian 12:34 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:20 EST Ends 17:49 EST

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 45 / 26
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Weather History...



DECEMBER 17TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1884...
A three week blockade of snow began at Portland OR. A record December total
of 34 inches was received. (David Ludlum)
...1924...
A severe icestorm struck central Illinois. It coated the ground with nearly
two inches of glaze at Springfield. The storm caused 21 million dollars
damage along with much hardship. Ice was on the trees until the 4th of
January, and electricity was not restored until January 10th. (David
Ludlum)
...1929...
An icestorm in western New York State resulted in much damage and hardship.
A Buffalo report stated, "one was kept awake by the breaking limbs, which
snapped off with a report much louder than a rifle shot." (17th-18th) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A storm in the southwestern U.S. brought heavy rain and heavy snow to parts
of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Charleston NV was
blanketed with 12 inches of snow. Lake Havasu City AZ was drenched with
2.26 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Squalls brought locally heavy snow to the southeastern shores of Lake
Michigan. Totals in Michigan ranged up to 14 inches at Harvey. Totals in
Ohio ranged up to 16 inches at Chardon. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Twenty-one cities from Kentucky to Pennsylvania reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Columbus OH with a reading of 12
degrees below zero. Heavy snow continued in the Colorado Rockies. Vail
received 65 inches of snow between the 14th and the 18th of December.
Steamboat Springs was buried under 74 inches, and reported a total of 108
inches of snow between the 10th and the 18th of the month. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
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