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Regional Hourly Observations For OLDHAM County, Kentucky
Issued at 300 PM EDT SUN JUL 05 2015
NORTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LOUISVILLE/SDF CLOUDY    78  67  68 N7        30.07S                  
LOUISVILLE/LOU CLOUDY    77  66  68 N5        30.08S                  
FORT KNOX      CLOUDY    77  67  70 N7        30.07S                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 300pm EDT, Sunday July 05, 2015

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 84 degrees west, near 75 degrees central, and near 71 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly sunny west, cloudy central, and light rain east. In the west, relative humidity is near 50%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, fair central, and poor east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the west at 6 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 7 mph east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 84 degrees at Paducah and Henderson. The lowest temperature is 70 degrees at London.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For OLDHAM County, Kentucky
334 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015 /234 AM CDT SUN JUL 5 2015/

 DAY ONE  TODAY AND TONIGHT.

AN UPPER LOW WILL BRING A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE
REGION TODAY  WITH THE BEST COVERAGE EXPECTED NEAR THE INTERSTATE
75 CORRIDOR. ANY STORM WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE HEAVY
RAINFALL IN A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS STORMS ARE POSSIBLE AGAIN BEGINNING TUESDAY AS 
A FRONT MOVES INTO THE OHIO VALLEY AND STALLS. HEAVY RAINFALL WILL 
AGAIN BECOME A THREAT THROUGH MIDWEEK WITH MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF 
SHOWERS AND STORMS EXPECTED.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

SPOTTERS ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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7-Day Forecast For OLDHAM County, KY
1232 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

THIS AFTERNOON
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

TONIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.

MONDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

MONDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

TUESDAY
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80.

THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For OLDHAM County, Kentucky
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 10-14    JUL 12-18   JUL        JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Below      Below                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above     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=  -0.48)
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=   0.37)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -0.12)

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 06-28-2015 to 07-04-2015

Temperatures for the period averaged 72 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees cooler than normal and 6 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 82 in the West to 79 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 6 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 7 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 67 degrees in the West to 62 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 0 degrees from normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 90 degrees at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS and the extreme low was 51 degrees at PAINTSVILLE 4W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 2.58 inches statewide which was 1.59 inches above normal and 260% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 2.28 inches, Central 3.21 inches, Bluegrass 2.59 inches and East 2.24 inches, which was 1.29, 2.23, 1.62 and 1.21 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at MONTICELLO AWOS to a high of 6.09 inches at ALBANY 1N.

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Almanac Information
Sunday July 05, 2015 the 186th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 22.720000
Distance 0.999715 AU
Rise 06:22 EDT Set 21:04 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:43 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:52 EDT Ends 21:34 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 87 / 64
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Calculations made for central point in Kentucky
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Weather History...



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JULY 5TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1891...
Sixteen horses were killed by hail, and many more have to be put to death
due to injuries from a hailstorm at Rapid City SD. (The Weather Channel)
...1900...
A spectacular three day fire began when a bolt of lightning struck a
refinery in Bayonne NJ. (David Ludlum)
...1916...
A hurricane produced 82 mph winds, an 11.6 foot tide, and a barometric
pressure of 28.92 inches at Mobile AL. (David Ludlum)
...1937...
The temperature at Medicine Lake MT soared to 117 degrees to establish a
state record. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987)
Midale and Yellow Grass in Saskatchewan hit 113 degrees to establish an
all-time record high for Canada that same day. (The Weather Channel)
...1970...
The morning low at Death Valley CA was 103 degrees, and the high that
afternoon was 120 degrees. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Severe thunderstorms raked south central Kansas for the second morning in a
row. Thunderstorm winds again gusted to 80 mph at Clearwater, and in the
Wichita area reached 100 mph. Twenty-five persons were injured at a trailer
park at El Dorado Lake. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Afternoon and evening thunderstorms spawned eleven tornadoes in Montana and
three in North Dakota. Baseball size hail was reported at Shonkin MT, and
wind gusts to 85 mph were reported south of Fordville ND. Twenty cities in
the north central U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date,
including Fargo ND with a reading of 106 degrees. Muskegon MI equalled
their July record with a high of 95 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Moisture from what once was Tropical Storm Allison triggered thunderstorms
over the Middle Atlantic Coast Region, which deluged Wilmington DE with a
record 6.83 inches of rain in 24 hours, including 6.37 inches in just six
hours. Up to ten inches of rain was reported at Claymont, northeast of
Wilmington. July 1989 was thus the wettest month in seventy years for
Wilmington, with a total of 12.63 inches of rain. Alamosa CO reported an
all-time record high of 94 degrees, and Pierre SD hit 113 degrees. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)