Oldham County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Regional Hourly Observations For OLDHAM County, Kentucky
Issued at 600 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015
NORTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LOUISVILLE/SDF CLOUDY    53  46  77 NE6       29.77F                  
LOUISVILLE/LOU LGT RAIN  52  45  77 NE7       29.79S                  
FORT KNOX      DRIZZLE   54  43  66 E6        29.74F                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 600am EDT, Saturday April 25, 2015

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 57 degrees west, near 50 degrees central, and near 47 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and light rain east. In the west, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 54 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 83%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, fair central, and poor east. Winds are from the southeast at 6 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 5 mph east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 57 degrees at Paducah and London. The lowest temperature is 47 degrees at Jackson.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For OLDHAM County, Kentucky
409 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015 /309 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015/

 DAY ONE  TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A FEW STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE MAINLY LATE
THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING. THE MAIN THREAT WITH THESE
STORMS WILL BE LARGE HAIL AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUIRED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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7-Day Forecast For OLDHAM County, KY
352 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

TODAY
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL MIDDAY

THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS AROUND 60. EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 90 PERCENT.

TONIGHT
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.

SUNDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

SUNDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

MONDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

MONDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.

TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.

WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.

THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For OLDHAM County, Kentucky
                             KENTUCKY                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                APR 30-MAY 4  MAY 2-MAY 8   MAY        MAY-JUL                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        Above     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Below     Normal     Normal                      

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Drought Status For OLDHAM 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: UNUSUAL MOIST SPELL   (PDSI=   1.96)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: More Dry Weather Needed, Work Delayed        (CMI=   2.52)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -1.00)

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 04-17-2015 to 04-23-2015

Temperatures for the period averaged 59 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal and 2 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 69 in the West to 69 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 51 degrees in the West to 50 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 9 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 83 degrees at KOOMER RIDGE and the extreme low was 29 degrees at CYNTHIANA 8N.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.06 inches statewide which was 0.07 inches above normal and 107% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.52 inches, Central 1.17 inches, Bluegrass 0.87 inches and East 0.67 inches, which was 0.37, 0.18, -0.04 and -0.25 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.31 inches at HINDMAN 5N to a high of 2.82 inches at FRANKLIN 4SW.

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Almanac Information
Saturday April 25, 2015 the 115th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 13.420000
Distance 0.999718 AU
Rise 06:49 EDT Set 20:24 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:36 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:22 EDT Ends 20:51 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 72 / 48
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Weather History...



APRIL 25TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1875...
New York City received three inches of snow, the latest measurable snow of
record for that location. (David Ludlum)
...1898...
The temperature at Volcano Springs CA hit 118 degrees to establish a U.S.
record for the month of April. (The Weather Channel)
...1910...
Chicago IL was blanketed with 2.5 inches of snow, and a total of 6.5 inches
between the 22nd and the 26th. It was the latest significant snow of record
for the city. (The Weather Channel)
...1920...
Atlanta GA received 1.5 inches of snow, and experienced their latest freeze
of record with a morning low of 32 degrees. The high of just 39 degrees was
only their second daily high colder than 40 degrees in April. (The Weather
Channel)