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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 02:00 UTC ON TUESDAY JUN 19 2018
DAY MONDAY TUESDAY
CDT 3HR 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 74° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 94°
TEMP 79° 79° 77° 77° 76° 76° 76° 74° 74° 76° 79° 83° 86° 90° 90° 92° 94° 94° 94° 92° 92°
SKY COVER 8% 8% 7% 6% 7% 7% 8% 8% 9% 9% 11% 12% 14% 18% 21% 25% 25% 26% 26% 27% 29%
Clouds
DEW PT 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 72° 72° 72° 72° 70° 70° 68° 68° 68° 68° 70°
RH 73% 76% 78% 76% 81% 81% 82% 84% 87% 81% 76% 71% 63% 56% 52% 47% 44% 44% 43% 45% 48%
POP 12HR -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 17% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 5 6 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 8 8 9 10 10 9 8
WIND Gust(MPH) 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 7 7 7 7 8 8 15 16 16 15 15
WIND DIR S S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW W W W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
DEW -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Lgt Dew Lgt Dew -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 83 79 77 77 76 76 76 74 74 76 83 88 94 97 97 99 99 99 99 98 97
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 76.00 76.33 74.80 74.60 74.20 74.20 74.30 72.66 72.91 74.20 76.33 79.14 80.46 82.45 81.76 82.32 83.16 83.16 82.96 81.96 82.50



DAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY
CDT 6HR 7P 8P 9P 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 72° -- -- -- -- 90° -- -- -- -- 72° -- -- 85° -- -- 70° 86° -- -- 70° 88° -- -- 70° 90° -- -- 72° 90° --
TEMP 88° 85° 81° 79° 76° 76° 74° 74° 74° 72° 72° 74° 74° 77° 79° 83° 90° 88° 85° 76° 74° 72° 72° 77° 83° 85° 81° 72° 72° 85° 81° 72° 72° 85° 83° 74° 72° 88° 85° 76° 74° 90° 85°
SKY COVER 30% 30% 31% 31% 30% 30% 29% 32% 34% 37% 40% 44% 47% 49% 52% 54% 64% 62% 70% 65% 78% 86% 87% 85% 82% 79% 80% 76% 75% 65% 72% 57% 50% 65% 58% 64% 52% 50% 45% 40% 35% 43% 45%
Clouds
DEW PT 70° 70° 68° 68° 68° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 68° 68° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 72° 74° 72° 72° 70° 70° 70° 70° 67° 68° 70° 70° 70° 70° 76° 76° 72° 72° 74° 74°
RH 53% 58% 64% 72% 76% 76% 78% 81% 81% 84% 87% 83% 84% 76% 74% 65% 53% 56% 62% 82% 87% 93% 93% 81% 71% 67% 76% 93% 90% 61% 66% 84% 90% 61% 64% 86% 93% 65% 71% 87% 90% 59% 67%
POP 12HR 16% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 8% -- -- -- -- -- 31% -- -- -- 34% -- -- -- 49% -- 52% -- 44% -- 24% -- 20% -- 57% -- 25% -- 30% -- 28%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- 0.00in -- 0.01in -- 0.01in -- 0.25in -- 0.10in -- 0.19in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 8 9 7 6 6 5 6 6 7 7 6 5 7 10 8 6 7 10 8 5 7 9 7 6 6 6 5
WIND DIR SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW W SW SW SW SW SW S SW SW SW SW S SW SW SW SW SW SW W SW S S SW SW SW SW W SW
HeatIndex 94 90 85 79 76 76 74 74 74 72 72 74 74 77 83 88 96 94 90 76 74 72 72 77 91 91 85 72 72 91 85 72 72 91 88 74 72 100 95 76 74 99 94
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance -- Slight Chance Slight Chance -- Likely -- Chance Chance Slight Chance -- Chance Slight Chance
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance -- Slight Chance Slight Chance -- Likely -- Chance Chance Slight Chance -- Chance Slight Chance
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 80.45 78.95 76.60 75.89 73.73 73.73 72.16 72.41 72.41 70.84 71.06 72.58 72.66 74.60 76.11 78.34 81.93 80.93 79.52 74.30 72.91 71.49 71.49 75.10 79.14 80.24 78.07 71.49 71.27 79.38 76.85 70.84 71.27 79.38 78.21 72.83 71.49 82.38 80.82 74.77 73.16 82.96 80.24

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 1000 PM EDT MON JUN 18 2018
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PADUCAH        FAIR      83  70  64 S3        30.01R                  
HENDERSON      NOT AVBL                                               
OWENSBORO      FAIR      82  75  79 SW5       30.02R                  
HOPKINSVILLE   FAIR      83  73  72 S6        30.04S                  
BOWLING GREEN  FAIR      84  70  62 SW5       30.04R                  
GLASGOW        FAIR      79  70  72 CALM      30.05R                  


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: Mon Jun 18 22:05:02 EDT 2018

Cloud Cover           MClear       MClear       PCldy        PCldy        
Precip Type           NONE         tstms        NONE         tstms        
Chance Precip (%)     0            20           0            40           
High Temperature(F)                89-93                     86-90        
Minimum RH(%)                      44-49                     50-55        
Low Temperature(F)    70-74                     70-74                     
Maximum RH(%)         84-89                     82-87                     
Temp (24h Trend)      72 (-1)      93 (+2)      72           89           
RH % (24h Trend)      87 (-6)      47 (-2)      85           53           
20FTWND-AM(MPH)                    SW 5-9                    SW 5-9       
20FTWND-PM(MPH)       S 3-7        SW 7-11 G17  SW 4-8       SW 7-11      
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.03         
Precip Duration                    1                         2            
Precip Begin                       1 PM                      7 AM         
Precip End                         6 PM                      Continuing   
1700'Mix Hgt Temp                  84                        81           
Mixing Hgt(FT-AGL)                 6229                      5288         
Transport Wind (KTS)               SW 17                     SW 17        
Transport Wind (M/S)               SW  9                     SW  9        
Vent Rate (M/S-M)                  17091                     14508        
Dispersion Index                   Very Good                 Good         
LAL                   1            2            1            3            
Haines Index          3            3            3            3            
Stability(DSI)        N/A          SLGT UNSTBL  SLGT UNSTBL  SLGT UNSTBL  

Remarks...None.

.Forecast for days 3 through 7...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 5 to
15 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds
5 to 10 mph. 
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs around 90. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs around 90. Southwest winds around 5 mph. 

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For BALLARD County, Kentucky
602 PM CDT Mon Jun 18 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday

A few locations may see heat index values briefly reach 100 
Tuesday afternoon, mainly over southern Illinois and southwest
Indiana.

Isolated thunderstorms are possible Tuesday afternoon, but a good
chance of thunderstorms is forecast throughout the area Wednesday
through Friday. Lesser chances will continue through the weekend.
The best chances will be in the afternoon and evening Thursday and
Friday. The potential exists for a few stronger storms Friday and
again Sunday. Otherwise, locally heavy rainfall and lightning
will be the primary concerns.

Afternoon heat index values will reach triple digits over portions
of the area Sunday and Monday. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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
Clear. Lows in the mid 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Highest heat index readings around 100.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 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 in the lower 70s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows around 70.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 90.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s.

MONDAY
Partly sunny. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s.

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