Oldham County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Regional Hourly Observations For OLDHAM County, Kentucky
Issued at 300 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016
NORTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LOUISVILLE/SDF PTSUNNY   91  71  51 VRB3      29.99F HX  97           
LOUISVILLE/LOU MOSUNNY   93  70  46 MISG      29.99F HX  99           
FORT KNOX      MOSUNNY   91  73  56 VRB3      30.00S HX  99           

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 300pm EDT, Saturday July 23, 2016

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 90 degrees west, near 92 degrees central, and near 90 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly sunny west, mostly sunny central, and mostly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The heat index is near 99 degrees west. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 48%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. The heat index is near 97 degrees central. In the east, relative humidity is near 53%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. The heat index is near 96 degrees east. Current drying conditions are fair west, good central, and fair east. The livestock heat stress category is danger west, danger central, and danger east. Winds are variable at 3 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 3 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 93 degrees at Louisville Bowman. The lowest temperature is 88 degrees at Somerset.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For OLDHAM County, Kentucky
339 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016 /239 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016/

   HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING  

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
INDIANA AND CENTRAL KENTUCKY.

 DAY ONE  TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THE COMBINATION OF TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER 90S AND HIGH
HUMIDITY WILL LEAD TO LATE AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES PEAKING IN THE
102 TO 107 DEGREE RANGE. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA THIS AFTERNOON. ANY STORM WILL BE CAPABLE
OF HEAVY RAINFALL  GUSTY WINDS AND INTENSE CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED AT TIMES SATURDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY IN AN UNSETTLED WEATHER PATTERN. THE BEST CHANCE FOR RAIN
LOOKS TO BE AHEAD OF A FRONT APPROACHING THE AREA MONDAY. LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL  GUSTY WINDS  AND LIGHTNING WILL BE A THREAT WITH
ANY STORM.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED.

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7-Day Forecast For OLDHAM County, KY
955 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016


HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING

TODAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.

TONIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.

SUNDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.

SUNDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.

MONDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.

MONDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.

TUESDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.

TUESDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.

WEDNESDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.

THURSDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

THURSDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70.

FRIDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 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 28-AUG 1 JUL 30-AUG 5    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:      Above        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=   0.06)
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=   0.31)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -0.33)

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 07-16-2016 to 07-22-2016

Temperatures for the period averaged 79 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal and 2 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 90 in the West to 88 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 0 degrees from normal in the West to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 72 degrees in the West to 67 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 96 degrees at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS and the extreme low was 61 degrees at PAINTSVILLE 4W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.45 inches statewide which was 0.52 inches below normal and 47% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.73 inches, Central 0.53 inches, Bluegrass 0.30 inches and East 0.23 inches, which was 0.19, 0.46, 0.64 and 0.78 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at CARLISLE 5SW to a high of 3.44 inches at HARTFORD 3E.

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Almanac Information
Saturday July 23, 2016 the 205th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 19.770000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:35 EDT Set 20:55 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:44 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:06 EDT Ends 21:23 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 88 / 65
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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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JULY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1788...
A weather diary kept by George Washington recorded that the center of a
hurricane passed directly over his Mount Vernon home. The hurricane crossed
eastern North Carolina and Virginia before moving into the Central
Appalachians. Norfolk VA reported houses destroyed, trees uprooted, and
crops leveled to the ground. (David Ludlum)
...1898...
A two hour thunderstorm deluged Atlanta GA with 4.32 inches of rain. More
than a foot of water flooded Union Depot. Many street car motors burned out
while trying to run through flooded streets. It grew so dark before the
afternoon storm that gas lights were needed. (The Weather Channel)
...1923...
Sheridan WY was drenched with 4.41 inches of rain, an all-time 24 hour
record for that location. Associated flooding washed out 20 miles of
railroad track. (22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Thunderstorms produced a record ten inches of rain in six and a half hours
at Minneapolis MN, including 5.26 inches in two hours. Flash flooding
claimed two lives and caused 21.3 million dollars damage. Streets in
Minneapolis became rushing rivers, parking lots became lakes, and storm
sewers spouted like geysers. A tornado hit Maple Grove MN causing five
million dollars damage. Baseball size hail was reported at Olivia MN. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather in Lower Michigan and northern Ohio,
over eastern sections of the Dakotas, and over the Central High Plains
Region. Showers and thunderstorms soaked Wilmington NC with another two
inches of rain, following six and a half inches the previous day. (The
National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Morning thunderstorms in the central U.S. drenched central Oklahoma with up
to six inches of rain. Afternoon thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 85
mph at Fort Smith AR. Evening thunderstorms over Florida spawned a tornado
which touched down three times in south Fort Myers causing nearly three
quarters of a million dollars damage. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)