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UKAWC 1st Detectors/1st Responders Precision Weather Forecast For BALLARD County, Kentucky
(based on the NWS County Digital Forecast)

ISSUED AT 06:00 UTC ON SUNDAY FEB 18 2018
DAY SUNDAY
CDT 3HR 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- -- 31° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 56°
TEMP 34° 34° 34° 32° 31° 31° 34° 36° 40° 43° 47° 50° 54° 56° 56° 56° 54°
SKY COVER 6% 6% 7% 14% 22% 29% 31% 33% 35% 36% 38% 40% 42% 43% 45% 52% 67%
Clouds
DEW PT 32° 34° 32° 32° 31° 31° 32° 34° 36° 36° 36° 38° 38° 38° 40° 40° 40°
RH 95% 96% 96% 100% 99% 99% 96% 92% 84% 76% 68% 60% 57% 53% 53% 57% 59%
POP 12HR -- -- -- -- -- 3% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 1 1 1 1 1 2 5 6 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 7 7
WIND Gust(MPH) 1 2 2 2 2 5 6 7 7 8 9 13 13 13 13 9 7
WIND DIR SW SW SW S SE E E SE SE SE SE SE SE S S S S
DEW Frost Patchy Frost Frost Frost Frost Frost Frost Patchy Frost Lgt Dew -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 34 34 34 32 31 28 29 32 35 39 47 50 54 56 56 56 54
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fog Patchy Patchy Patchy Patchy Patchy -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- 30° 31° 35° 39° -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS



DAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
CDT 6HR 7P 8P 9P 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 4P 7P 10P 1A 4A 7A 10A 1P 4P 7P 1A 7A 1P 7P 1A 7A 1P 7P 1A 7A 1P 7P 1A 7A 1P 7P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 52° -- -- -- -- -- -- 72° -- -- -- -- 63° -- -- 74° -- -- 43° 47° -- -- 34° 49° -- -- 40° 58° -- -- 49° 59° --
TEMP 52° 52° 52° 54° 54° 56° 56° 56° 58° 59° 59° 61° 61° 61° 61° 63° 63° 65° 67° 72° 67° 67° 65° 65° 63° 65° 70° 74° 70° 63° 45° 45° 43° 38° 36° 49° 47° 45° 43° 56° 58° 56° 49° 59° 54°
SKY COVER 68% 73% 82% 87% 89% 94% 96% 97% 98% 98% 98% 98% 98% 96% 92% 91% 90% 88% 88% 79% 83% 74% 88% 80% 94% 94% 93% 86% 88% 99% 97% 91% 89% 93% 89% 76% 71% 74% 85% 93% 94% 95% 89% 88% 83%
Clouds
DEW PT 40° 40° 41° 43° 45° 47° 49° 49° 50° 52° 52° 54° 54° 54° 56° 56° 56° 56° 58° 58° 58° 58° 58° 59° 59° 61° 61° 61° 59° 56° 41° 38° 36° 34° 32° 36° 38° 40° 40° 50° 50° 50° 49° 50° 47°
RH 61% 64% 66% 66% 68% 71% 77% 77% 77% 75% 77% 78% 80% 80% 80% 77% 78% 72% 70% 61% 70% 69% 78% 80% 89% 84% 71% 63% 67% 77% 88% 76% 78% 85% 88% 63% 70% 85% 92% 80% 77% 80% 96% 71% 74%
POP 12HR 5% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 64% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 29% -- -- -- 33% -- -- -- 52% -- 89% -- 69% -- 54% -- 16% -- 44% -- 66% -- 73% -- 66%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.09in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.02in -- 0.13in -- 0.09in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 7 7 8 9 9 9 9 10 10 13 13 14 14 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 14 15 14 15 15 16 18 17 15 10 14 13 9 8 8 7 7 5 7 7 7 7 14 7 10
WIND DIR S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S W N N N N N NE NE E E SW SW SW SW W S
HeatIndex 52 52 52 54 54 56 56 56 58 59 59 61 61 61 61 63 63 65 67 72 67 67 65 65 63 65 70 74 70 63 38 45 37 32 29 49 47 42 38 56 58 56 49 59 54
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Likely Chance Chance Chance Chance Definite Likely Chance Chance Chance -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Likely Chance Likely Likely Likely Chance Chance
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance -- -- --
Fog -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 39° 39° 38° 32° 30° -- -- 43° 39° -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS

Click on individual weather variable above in left-hand column (ie., TEMP, RH, QPF 12HR) to view state forecast maps






NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For BALLARD County, Kentucky
Issued at 100 AM EST SUN FEB 18 2018
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PADUCAH        FAIR      33  30  88 CALM      30.27R FOG              
HENDERSON      FAIR      32  31  96 S5        30.27R WCI  27          
OWENSBORO      FAIR      34  32  92 CALM      30.27R                  
HOPKINSVILLE   FAIR      38  38  99 CALM      30.27R                  
BOWLING GREEN  FAIR      40  37  89 CALM      30.28R                  
GLASGOW        FAIR     N/A N/A N/A CALM      30.26R                  


Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.


Fire Weather Forecast For BALLARD County, KY
Provided by the National Weather Service:

Issued at: Sun Feb 18 01:05:01 EST 2018

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        MCldy        MCldy        
Precip Type           NONE         NONE         showers      showers      
Chance Precip (%)     0            0            70           30           
High Temperature(F)                55-59                     69-73        
Minimum RH(%)                      44-49                     55-60        
Low Temperature(F)    30-34                     51-55                     
Maximum RH(%)         95-100                    81-86                     
Temp (24h Trend)      32 (-4)      58 (+15)     53           72           
RH % (24h Trend)      100 (+5)     47 (-32)     84           58           
20FTWND-AM(MPH)                    SE 5-9                    S 12-16 G31  
20FTWND-PM(MPH)       Lgt/Var      SE 6-10      S 7-11 G20   S 13-17 G31  
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.06         0.00         
Precip Duration                                 5            1            
Precip Begin                                    12 AM        Continuing   
Precip End                                      Continuing   12 PM        
1700'Mix Hgt Temp                  50                        66           
Mixing Hgt(FT-AGL)                 2735                      2901         
Transport Wind (KTS)               S 15                      SW 28        
Transport Wind (M/S)               S  8                      SW 14        
Vent Rate (M/S-M)                  6672                      12376        
Dispersion Index                   Fair to Good              Good         
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          3            4            3            3            
Stability(DSI)        STBL         STBL         STBL         SLGT UNSTBL  

Remarks...None.

.Forecast for days 3 through 7...

.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 60s. South winds 10 to 15 mph with
gusts to around 30 mph. 
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 15 to 20 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Cooler. Lows in the upper 40s. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph shifting to the west after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...Rain showers likely. Much cooler. Highs in the lower
50s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Rain showers likely. Colder. Lows in the upper
30s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain
showers. Highs in the lower 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain
showers. Lows in the lower 40s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Not as
cool. Highs in the lower 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Rain showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Southwest winds 5 to
15 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers.
Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. 

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For BALLARD County, Kentucky
343 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

Flooding is forecast to continue along the Green and Ohio rivers.
Refer to those warnings and statements for details.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday

A prolonged period of wet weather is forecast to set up over the 
Ohio and Mississippi river valleys next week. The potential for 
flooding will need to be monitored in the coming days as we gain a 
better idea of where and exactly how much rainfall may occur.

There is a chance of thunderstorms late Tuesday. Heavy rainfall will 
be the main hazard. Severe weather is not anticipated.

Flooding is forecast to continue along the Green and Ohio rivers.
Refer to those warnings and statements for details.


 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be needed.

Latest BALLARD County, Kentucky Watches, Warnings and Advisories.
Additional Drought Info.: UKAWC Drought Page, Kentucky Drought Watch


7-Day Forecast For BALLARD County, KY


DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING

Overnight
Mostly clear. Areas of dense fog. Lows in the lower 30s. Calm winds.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny. Areas of dense fog in the morning. Highs in the upper 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds around 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s. South winds around 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Locally heavy rainfall possible after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 40s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain showers
possibly mixed with snow showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Highs around 50.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s.

FRIDAY
Cloudy. Showers likely in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs around 60. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Showers likely in the evening, then showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows around 50. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky