Webster County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Updated Monday, April 23, 2018

....Wet Start to the Work Week...

Widespread light to moderate showers continue across the eastern half of the state this morning. Numerous showers are likely today, although there will be relatively brief dry stretches as well. These will continue into tomorrow as low pressure is slow to move out of the area. Widespread totals of 1 to 2+ inches are expected when it is all said and done. Winds will be breezy out of the east. A few rumbles of thunder will also be possible this afternoon in southern Kentucky.

Conditions look to then dry off going into Thursday, but this will only be temporary as more rain chances arrive for Friday. Clouds and rainfall will keep temperatures below normal, but steady through the week with highs in the 60s and lows in the 40s/50s through Friday. Normal highs for the last week of April are in the upper 60s to low 70s.

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Regional Hourly Observations For WEBSTER County, Kentucky
Issued at 100 PM EDT MON APR 23 2018
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PADUCAH        LGT RAIN  61  58  90 SE10      29.88S FOG              
HENDERSON      CLOUDY    61  57  87 E10       29.96S                  
OWENSBORO      CLOUDY    63  56  78 E14       29.97S                  
HOPKINSVILLE   PTSUNNY   62  62 100 E9        29.91F                  
BOWLING GREEN  CLOUDY    65  57  75 E10       29.96F                  
GLASGOW        NOT AVBL                                               

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 100pm EDT, Monday April 23, 2018

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 61 degrees west, near 58 degrees central, and near 55 degrees east. Current sky conditions are light rain west, cloudy central, and light rain east. In the west, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 53 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 83%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, poor central, and poor east. There is patchy fog west. Winds are from the southeast at 10 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the east at 15 mph with gusts at 24 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are unavailable east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 65 degrees at Bowling Green. The lowest temperature is 54 degrees at Covington.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For WEBSTER County, Kentucky
305 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

Upwards to another inch of rainfall is possible, mainly for 
western Kentucky and southwest Indiana. Falling on top of already
rain soaked grounds, particularly in southern Kentucky, this could
result in standing or ponding of water for some low land areas, 
and typically flood prone locales.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

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Spotter rainfall amounts and impact reports are appreciated.

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7-Day Forecast For WEBSTER County, KY
258 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

TODAY
Showers likely in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. Northeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

TUESDAY
Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers in the morning. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

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

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

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

FRIDAY
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.

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

SATURDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 40s.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For WEBSTER County, Kentucky
                             KENTUCKY                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                APR 28-MAY 2 APR 30-MAY 6    APR       APR-JUN                      
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   Temperature:      Below       Normal      Below      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      

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

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:
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Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: UNUSUAL MOIST SPELL   (PDSI=   2.34)
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=   2.30)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  0.17)

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 04-16-2018 to 04-22-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 50 degrees across the state which was 6 degrees cooler than normal and 6 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 63 in the West to 64 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 7 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 5 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 40 degrees in the West to 36 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 7 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 5 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 83 degrees at JACKSON and the extreme low was 22 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.29 inches statewide which was 0.7 inches below normal and 29% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.62 inches, Central 0.16 inches, Bluegrass 0.19 inches and East 0.19 inches, which was 0.52, 0.83, 0.72 and 0.73 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at CAMPBELLSVILLE 7W to a high of 1.74 inches at MAYFIELD 6SW.

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Almanac Information
Monday April 23, 2018 the 113th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 12.860000
Distance 0.999719 AU
Rise 06:51 EDT Set 20:22 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:36 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:25 EDT Ends 20:49 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 71 / 47
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Weather History...



APRIL 23RD
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1885...
The city of Denver CO was in the midst of a storm which produced 23 inches
of snow in 24 hours, and at Idaho Springs CO produced 32 inches of snow.
(David Ludlum)
...1910...
The temperature at the Civic Center in Los Angeles CA hit 100 degrees to
establish an April record for the city. (The Weather Channel)

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