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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 08:00 UTC ON SUNDAY SEP 15 2019
DAY SUNDAY
CDT 3HR 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- 59° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 94°
TEMP 63° 61° 61° 59° 68° 76° 81° 85° 88° 90° 92° 92° 92° 90° 88°
SKY COVER 15% 13% 10% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 3% 4% 6% 8% 9%
Clouds
DEW PT 58° 56° 56° 58° 61° 65° 67° 68° 68° 63° 63° 63° 63° 65° 65°
RH 83% 83% 86% 93% 75% 66% 60% 57% 51% 42% 40% 38% 38% 42% 46%
POP 12HR -- -- -- 0% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1
WIND Gust(MPH) 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 6 5 5 5 2 2 2 2
WIND DIR E E E E E S S SW SW W SW SW SW SW SW
DEW Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Lgt Dew -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 63 61 61 59 68 76 84 90 93 91 93 94 94 93 89
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 62.61 60.79 60.83 58.99 66.73 72.78 76.12 78.80 80.13 80.05 81.04 80.68 80.68 80.05 79.33



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 2P 3P 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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 67° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 94° -- -- -- -- 68° -- -- 92° -- -- 67° 92° -- -- 65° 92° -- -- 67° 88° -- -- 67° 88° --
TEMP 83° 81° 77° 74° 74° 72° 72° 72° 70° 68° 67° 67° 67° 72° 79° 85° 88° 92° 94° 95° 95° 94° 85° 77° 74° 70° 70° 83° 90° 92° 83° 70° 67° 90° 83° 70° 67° 90° 83° 72° 68° 88° 81° 70° 67° 86° 79°
SKY COVER 11% 10% 9% 8% 7% 6% 6% 7% 8% 10% 11% 13% 14% 14% 13% 13% 12% 12% 11% 14% 18% 21% 25% 22% 19% 21% 23% 16% 21% 20% 27% 21% 12% 25% 27% 25% 24% 24% 38% 35% 45% 44% 44% 31% 35% 32% 29%
Clouds
DEW PT 65° 65° 65° 65° 65° 65° 65° 65° 65° 63° 63° 63° 63° 65° 67° 68° 70° 68° 68° 67° 67° 67° 68° 67° 67° 65° 65° 68° 67° 65° 65° 63° 63° 65° 63° 63° 63° 67° 67° 65° 63° 67° 67° 65° 63° 65° 65°
RH 55% 60% 67% 73% 76% 76% 78% 78% 81% 84% 87% 87% 84% 81% 68% 58% 54% 47% 44% 40% 38% 40% 57% 71% 81% 84% 87% 60% 47% 41% 54% 78% 87% 45% 53% 81% 87% 45% 56% 81% 84% 51% 64% 81% 83% 47% 60%
POP 12HR 0% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 12% -- -- -- 12% -- -- -- 4% -- 1% -- 4% -- 0% -- 4% -- 8% -- 16% -- 11% -- 12%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 5 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 1 7 1 1 1 7 1
WIND DIR SW S S S S S S SW SW SW SW SW N W W W W NW NW NW N N N NW NE NE NE NE NE NE NE E E NE E SE E S S S S S S S S SW W
HeatIndex 86 83 77 74 74 72 72 72 70 68 67 67 67 72 79 88 94 97 99 101 100 99 90 77 74 70 70 87 95 94 86 70 67 92 84 70 67 94 86 72 68 91 83 70 67 88 81
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance -- -- -- -- --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 77.01 76.12 73.70 71.74 71.99 70.26 70.40 70.40 68.83 67.19 66.41 66.41 66.28 70.62 75.44 78.95 80.61 82.32 83.16 83.05 82.66 82.38 78.80 74.10 72.41 69.01 69.20 77.68 80.91 81.23 76.88 68.64 66.41 80.56 76.74 68.83 66.41 80.56 77.14 70.62 67.19 80.13 76.60 68.83 66.23 78.07 74.56

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For BALLARD County, Kentucky
Issued at 400 AM EDT SUN SEP 15 2019
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PADUCAH        FAIR      64  61  90 CALM      30.14F                  
HENDERSON      FAIR      57  55  93 CALM      30.18S                  
OWENSBORO      FAIR      63  56  78 CALM      30.18F                  
HOPKINSVILLE   FAIR      67  56  67 CALM      30.16F                  
BOWLING GREEN  FAIR      64  56  75 CALM      30.18F                  
GLASGOW        FAIR      61  53  74 CALM      30.19F                  


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 Sep 15 04:05:01 EDT 2019

Cloud Cover           MClear       Clear        Clear        MClear       
Precip Type           None         None         None         None         
Chance Precip (%)     0            0            0            10           
High Temperature(F)                89-93                     91-95        
Minimum RH(%)                      33-38                     33-38        
Low Temperature(F)    59-63                     63-67                     
Maximum RH(%)         84-89                     91-96                     
Temp (24h Trend)      60 (-4)      93 (+6)      64           94           
RH % (24h Trend)      87 (+4)      36 (+1)      94           36           
20FTWND-AM(MPH)                    Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var      
20FTWND-PM(MPH)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
Precip Duration                                              0            
Precip Begin                                                              
Precip End                                                                
1700'Mix Hgt Temp                  85                        88           
Mixing Hgt(FT-AGL)                 5954                      6464         
Transport Wind (KTS)               N  2                      N  4         
Transport Wind (M/S)               N  1                      N  2         
Vent Rate (M/S-M)                  1871                      4062         
Dispersion Index                   Poor                      Fair         
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          4            5            5            4            
Stability(DSI)        N/A          SLGT UNSTBL  N/A          MOD UNSTBL   

Remarks...None.

.Forecast for days 3 through 7...

.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. Light Winds.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. Northeast winds around
5 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. East winds
around 5 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. East winds around
5 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. East winds
around 5 mph in the evening becoming light. 
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds around
5 mph. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. South
winds around 5 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds
around 5 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph. 

SPC's Fire Weather Web Tool (Excellent!), SPC's Fire Weather Outlooks, NWS Fire Weather WEB, Fire Danger Class Map,
Keetch-Byram Drought Index, ROMAN Web, Haines Index ,
WFAS's 10-hr Dead Fuel Moist., WFAS's 100-hr Dead Fuel Moist., Probablity of Ignition, Visual blackness Map, Palmer Drought Index, HPC's Rainfall Forecast Maps


Hazardous Weather Outlook For BALLARD County, Kentucky
248 PM CDT Sat Sep 14 2019

 DAY ONE  Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday

Heat index values near 100 are forecast for part of the outlook
area Monday afternoon. 

A small chance of thunderstorms returns to the forecast Thursday
afternoon and again on Friday. Heavy rain and lightning will be 
the primary storm hazards, should any storms develop.

 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

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. East winds around 5 mph.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. Calm winds in the morning becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 60s. Calm winds.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 90s. Calm winds in the morning becoming northwest 5 mph in the afternoon.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. Calm winds.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 90s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 90s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 90s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

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