Wolfe County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Regional Hourly Observations For WOLFE County, Kentucky
Issued at 500 AM EDT THU MAY 23 2019
SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
JACKSON        FAIR      69  60  73 CALM      30.16R                  
LONDON         FAIR      63  60  90 CALM      30.16R                  
SOMERSET       FAIR      66  59  77 S3        30.16R                  
MIDDLESBORO    FAIR      61  61 100 CALM      30.19R                  
MONTICELLO     FAIR      62  60  93 CALM      30.17R                  

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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 WOLFE County, Kentucky
321 PM EDT Wed May 22 2019

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday.

Thunderstorms will be possible, mainly during the afternoon and
evening hours, Thursday through Tuesday. A thunderstorm or two 
could produce strong gusty winds on Thursday, mainly north of the 
Mountain Parkway.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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7-Day Forecast For WOLFE County, KY
400 AM EDT Thu May 23 2019

TODAY
Warm. Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. A chance of showers and thunderstorms late. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night. Patchy valley fog late. Lows in the upper 60s. Light winds. Chance of rain 20 percent.

FRIDAY
Warm. Partly sunny. Patchy valley fog early. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Light winds. Chance of rain 30 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Light winds.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Light winds.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.

MEMORIAL DAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.

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

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.

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

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

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:
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Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: UNUSUAL MOIST SPELL   (PDSI=   2.37)
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=   0.21)
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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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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