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Updated Sunday evening, May 28, 2017
...A Sunny And Mild Memorial Day Ahead...

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible into the evening. A few strong storms may produce gusty winds across Kentucky, but organized severe weather is not expected. Skies will clear overnight, with a sunny and mild Memorial Day on tap.

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Regional Hourly Observations For WOODFORD County, Kentucky
Issued at 1000 PM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      PTCLDY    68  61  78 SW8       29.85F                  
COVINGTON      LGT RAIN  69  63  81 W6        29.82R                  
FRANKFORT      MOCLDY    69  61  75 SW6       29.83F                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 1000pm EDT, Sunday May 28, 2017

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 68 degrees west, near 68 degrees central, and near 68 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy west, partly cloudy central, and mostly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor 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 3 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest 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 72 degrees at Louisville International, Louisville Bowman, and Bowling Green. The lowest temperature is 68 degrees at Paducah, Owensboro, Lexington, Jackson, Hopkinsville, and Fort Knox.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For WOODFORD County, Kentucky
941 PM EDT Sun May 28 2017 /841 PM CDT Sun May 28 2017/

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Isolated storms will be possible through late evening. The strongest
storms could produce small hail, brief heavy rainfall and gusty 
winds.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Scattered thunderstorms will again be possible Wednesday and late in
the week ahead of a pair of cold fronts.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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7-Day Forecast For WOODFORD County, KY
922 PM EDT Sun May 28 2017

OVERNIGHT
Partly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

MEMORIAL DAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds up to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs around 80.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.

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

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Drought Status For WOODFORD 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=  -0.86)
Rainfall Needed:  2.30 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Favorable For Normal Growth And Fieldwork    (CMI=   0.43)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -0.49)

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 05-21-2017 to 05-27-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 66 degrees across the state which was 1 degrees cooler than normal and 8 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 76 in the West to 72 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 4 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 6 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 58 degrees in the West to 58 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 6 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 88 degrees at EVANSVILLE ASOS and the extreme low was 46 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.95 inches statewide which was 0.84 inches above normal and 175% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.15 inches, Central 2.19 inches, Bluegrass 2.41 inches and East 2.04 inches, which was 0.05, 1.03, 1.34 and 0.92 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.08 inches at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS to a high of 4.56 inches at CARROLLTON 2E.

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Almanac Information
Sunday May 28, 2017 the 148th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.650000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:19 EDT Set 20:53 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:35 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:49 EDT Ends 21:23 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 81 / 58
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MAY 28TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1942...
The latest snowstorm of record for the state of Iowa left ten inches at
LeMars, eight inches at Cherokee, and 7.5 inches at Waukon. Afternoon highs
were in the lower 30s in parts of northwestern Iowa. (The Weather Channel)
...1947...
A storm produced heavy snow across Wisconsin, with ten inches reported at
Gay Mills. The snow damaged fruit and other trees, and downed power lines.
The storm was followed by the coldest weather of the month for much of the
High Plains Region and Missouri Valley. Williston ND reported a low of 21
degrees the morning of the 28th, and the next morning Cheyenne WY reported
a morning low of 16 above zero. (David Ludlum)

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