fayette County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Regional Hourly Observations For FAYETTE County, Kentucky
Issued at 100 PM EDT TUE MAY 28 2024
SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
JACKSON        MOSUNNY   75  56  51 VRB6      30.00R                  
LONDON         MOSUNNY   77  56  48 W10G17    30.02S                  
SOMERSET       MOSUNNY   73  72  94 NW10G18   30.01R                  
MIDDLESBORO    MOSUNNY   77  55  45 NW8       30.03S                  
MONTICELLO     MOSUNNY   77  59  53 W10       30.05R                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 100pm EDT, Tuesday May 28, 2024

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 81 degrees west, near 79 degrees central, and near 75 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly sunny west, mostly sunny central, and mostly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 31%, and the dew point is near 48 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 40%, and the dew point is near 53 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 51%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. Current drying conditions are good west, good central, and fair east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph with gusts at 17 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 13 mph with gusts at 24 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are variable at 6 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 81 degrees at Paducah and Hopkinsville. The lowest temperature is 73 degrees at Somerset.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For FAYETTE County, Kentucky
319 AM EDT Tue May 28 2024 /219 AM CDT Tue May 28 2024/

 DAY ONE  Today and tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For FAYETTE County, KY
932 AM EDT Tue May 28 2024

REST OF TODAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds up to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds up to 15 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. North winds up to 5 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 40s.

FRIDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers in the morning, then chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of thunderstorms. Lows around 60.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of thunderstorms 40 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

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


Medium & Long Range Outlook For FAYETTE County, Kentucky
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
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   Temperature:     Normal       Normal                                            
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal                                            

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Drought Status For FAYETTE 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=   1.68)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Favorable, Except Still Too Wet In Spots     (CMI=   1.03)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -0.59)

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.

Additional Drought Info.: UKAWC Drought Page


Kentucky Climate Summary
Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 05-21-2024 to 05-27-2024

Temperatures for the period averaged 72 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees warmer than normal and 4 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 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 65 degrees in the West to 62 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 6 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 7 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 90 degrees at EVANSVILLE ASOS and the extreme low was 55 degrees at PAINTSVILLE 4W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 3.26 inches statewide which was 2.19 inches above normal and 305% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 4.15 inches, Central 4.22 inches, Bluegrass 1.73 inches and East 2.94 inches, which was 3.1, 3.1, 0.67 and 1.89 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.86 inches at CYNTHIANA 8N to a high of 6.70 inches at GREENVILLE 6N.

Kentucky Climate Summaries: Last day, Last 3 days, 7 days, 14, 21, 30, 60, 90 days
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Almanac Information
Tuesday May 28, 2024 the 149th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.700000
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: 82 / 58
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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 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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