Oldham County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Updated Tuesday Evening, June 28, 2016

...Cooler & Drier through Thursday...

Dry and quiet conditions will remain in place over Kentucky through the next couple days, along with much cooler and less muggy air. Highs tomorrow are only expected in the upper 70s to low 80s. The chance for rain returns Friday and lasts through the holiday weekend.


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Regional Hourly Observations For OLDHAM County, Kentucky
Issued at 900 PM EDT TUE JUN 28 2016
NORTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LOUISVILLE/SDF PTCLDY    80  58  46 N15       30.00R                  
LOUISVILLE/LOU CLEAR     81  59  47 N9        30.01R                  
FORT KNOX      CLEAR     77  63  60 N8        30.00R                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 900pm EDT, Tuesday June 28, 2016

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 83 degrees west, near 77 degrees central, and near 78 degrees east. Current sky conditions are clear west, clear central, and partly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 49%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 55%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. Current drying conditions are good 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 north at 7 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 10 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 3 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 84 degrees at Bowling Green. The lowest temperature is 74 degrees at Covington.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For OLDHAM County, Kentucky
324 PM EDT TUE JUN 28 2016 /224 PM CDT TUE JUN 28 2016/

 DAY ONE  TONIGHT.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES RETURN TO THE AREA FRIDAY THROUGH
MONDAY AS A FRONTAL BOUNDARY STALLS OVER THE REGION. THE MAIN
THREATS FROM THESE STORMS ARE HEAVY RAINS AND LIGHTNING.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

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7-Day Forecast For OLDHAM County, KY
318 PM EDT TUE JUN 28 2016

TONIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

WEDNESDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.

THURSDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.

THURSDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.

FRIDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

FRIDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.

SATURDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

SATURDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.

SUNDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

SUNDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.

INDEPENDENCE DAY
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

MONDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.

TUESDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.

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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 
                 JUL 4-JUL 8 JUL 6-JUL 12    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     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: NEAR NORMAL           (PDSI=  -0.58)
Rainfall Needed:  1.45 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Prospects Improved But Rain Still Needed     (CMI=  -0.20)
Change From Previous Week: NO CHANGE  SOILS ( -0.00)

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 06-21-2016 to 06-27-2016

Temperatures for the period averaged 79 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees warmer than normal and 2 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 91 in the West to 87 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 73 degrees in the West to 68 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 8 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 7 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 97 degrees at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS and the extreme low was 58 degrees at VANCEBURG 6W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.58 inches statewide which was 0.58 inches above normal and 158% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.95 inches, Central 1.66 inches, Bluegrass 1.68 inches and East 2.04 inches, which was -0.05, 0.67, 0.69 and 1.01 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.03 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS to a high of 5.47 inches at LOUISA 1S.

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Almanac Information
Tuesday June 28, 2016 the 180th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 23.200000
Distance 0.999715 AU
Rise 06:19 EDT Set 21:05 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:41 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:48 EDT Ends 21:35 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 87 / 64
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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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JUNE 28TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1788...
The Battle of Monmouth in central New Jersey was fought in sweltering heat.
The temperature was 96 degrees in the shade, and there were more casualties
from the heat than from bullets. (David Ludlum)
...1892...
The temperature at Orogrande UT soared to 116 degrees to establish a record
for the state. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders)
...1923...
A massive tornado hit Sandusky OH, then swept across Lake Erie to strike
the town of Lorain. The tornado killed 86 persons and caused twelve million
dollars damage. The tornado outbreak that day was the worst of record for
the state of Ohio up til that time. (David Ludlum)
...1975...
Lee Trevino and two other golfers are struck by lightning at the Western
Open golf tournament in Oak Brook IL. (The Weather Channel)
...1980...
The temperature at Wichita Falls TX soared to 117 degrees, their hottest
reading of record. Daily highs were 110 degrees or above between the 24th
of June and the 3rd of July. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Thunderstorms developing along a cold front produced severe weather in the
north central U.S. Thunderstorms in Nebraska produced wind gusts to 70 mph
and baseball size hail at Arapahoe, and wind gusts to 80 mph along with
baseball size hail at Wolback and Belgrade. Six cities in the Ohio Valley
reported record low temperatures for the date, including Cincinnati OH with
a reading of 50 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)