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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 18:00 UTC ON FRIDAY JAN 17 2020
DAY FRIDAY
CDT 3HR 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- 40°
TEMP 36° 36° 36° 38° 38°
SKY COVER 96% 96% 97% 96% 96%
Clouds
DEW PT 22° 22° 23° 25° 27°
RH 56% 56% 59% 62% 64%
POP 12HR -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 10 9 10 10 9
WIND Gust(MPH) 15 15 15 15 15
WIND DIR E E E E E
DEW -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 27 29 29 30 31
Rain Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL 29° 29° 29° 31° 32°
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS



DAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY
CDT 6HR 7P 8P 9P 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P 8P 9P 10P 11P MIDN 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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 38° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 56° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 22° -- -- 31° -- -- 13° 25° -- -- 16° 34° -- -- 23° 43° -- -- 31° 49° --
TEMP 38° 40° 41° 43° 43° 45° 47° 47° 47° 47° 49° 49° 49° 49° 49° 50° 52° 52° 52° 52° 49° 47° 45° 41° 40° 36° 34° 32° 31° 31° 29° 27° 25° 25° 29° 31° 27° 20° 14° 20° 20° 18° 16° 29° 29° 25° 25° 38° 36° 34° 34° 45° 41°
SKY COVER 95% 96% 96% 97% 98% 98% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 94% 90% 85% 79% 72% 66% 61% 57% 53% 37% 20% 4% 8% 13% 17% 17% 16% 16% 10% 15% 16% 18% 9% 11% 22% 32% 16% 11% 13% 14% 10% 9% 33% 59% 71% 77% 81% 85% 85% 89%
Clouds
DEW PT 25° 27° 29° 31° 34° 36° 38° 38° 40° 41° 43° 43° 45° 47° 47° 47° 47° 45° 43° 40° 38° 34° 31° 29° 27° 25° 22° 22° 20° 20° 18° 14° 13° 11° 11° 11° 13° 16° 16° 20° 23° 25° 27° 31° 34°
RH 56% 59% 59% 65% 68% 67% 70% 73% 76% 79% 79% 82% 89% 89% 92% 89% 83% 76% 71% 66% 62% 60% 60% 60% 58% 61% 61% 63% 63% 63% 62% 59% 60% 55% 42% 40% 50% 56% 58% 44% 51% 58% 64% 43% 52% 65% 68% 46% 61% 69% 75% 58% 76%
POP 12HR 37% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 100% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 90% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0% -- -- -- 0% -- 0% -- 0% -- 1% -- 0% -- 1% -- 3% -- 8% -- 21%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.04in -- -- -- -- -- 0.26in -- -- -- -- -- 0.23in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in 0.00in 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in 0in 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 10 10 10 10 13 15 15 16 17 18 18 18 18 17 17 16 15 15 15 15 16 16 16 15 15 15 14 14 14 13 13 10 9 13 14 14 9 9 9 9 7 5 1 1 0 0 2 7 6 7 8 10 6
WIND DIR SE SE SE SE SE S S S S S S S S S SW SW SW W W W W W W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW N N N N N N N N N S S S S S S S E
HeatIndex 31 32 35 36 37 45 47 47 47 47 49 49 49 49 49 50 52 52 52 52 49 47 37 34 31 27 25 23 22 21 20 16 14 14 19 22 17 8 2 9 11 12 16 29 29 25 20 33 31 29 26 39 38
Rain -- -- Slight Chance Chance Slight Chance Chance -- Chance Chance Definite Definite Definite -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Definite Definite Definite Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Chance
WIND CHILL 31° 34° 35° 37° 36° 38° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 38° 33° 32° 27° 25° 22° 21° 21° 19° 18° 16° 14° 19° 21° 18° 10° 10° 11° 11° -- -- -- -- -- 33° 31° 28° 27° 40° 37°
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For BALLARD County, Kentucky
Issued at 100 PM EST FRI JAN 17 2020
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PADUCAH        CLOUDY    38  21  50 E15       30.50F WCI  29          
HENDERSON      FAIR      32  23  69 E15       30.56F WCI  22          
OWENSBORO      CLOUDY    35  22  58 E15       30.57F WCI  25          
HOPKINSVILLE   PTSUNNY   34  22  61 E17       30.51F WCI  24          
BOWLING GREEN  NOT AVBL                                               
GLASGOW        CLOUDY    36  22  57 E10       30.58F WCI  28          


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: Fri Jan 17 13:05:01 EST 2020

Cloud Cover           MCldy        Cloudy       MCldy        
Precip Type           Frz Rain     Showers      Showers      
Chance Precip (%)     40           100          100          
High Temperature(F)   38-42                     54-58        
Minimum RH(%)         48-53                     57-62        
Low Temperature(F)                 37-41                     
Maximum RH(%)                      85-90                     
Temp (24h Trend)      41 (-1)      39 (+10)     57           
RH % (24h Trend)      51 (+5)      88 (+12)     60           
20FTWND-AM(MPH)       E 8-12 G19                SW 16-20 G39 
20FTWND-PM(MPH)       E 8-12       SE 10-14 G25 W 14-18 G31  
Precip Amount         0.00         0.23         0.27         
Precip Duration       1            7            6            
Precip Begin          8 AM         Continuing   Continuing   
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   3 PM         
1700'Mix Hgt Temp     49                        52           
Mixing Hgt(FT-AGL)    1308                      3329         
Transport Wind (KTS)  E 18                      W 24         
Transport Wind (M/S)  E  9                      W 12         
Vent Rate (M/S-M)     3699                      12553        
Dispersion Index      Fair                      Good         
LAL                   1            1            1            
Haines Index          4            2            2            
Stability(DSI)        STBL         N/A          STBL         

Remarks...None.

.Forecast for days 3 through 7...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest
winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening. 
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 15. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph. 
.MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 20s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 17. North winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. North winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Light Winds
becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s. South winds
5 to 10 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. South
winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain
showers. Highs in the upper 40s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph. 

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For BALLARD County, Kentucky
411 AM CST Fri Jan 17 2020

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for small parts of southern
Illinois and southeast Missouri, mainly northwest of a line from
Poplar Bluff to Carbondale to Fairfield Illinois. A light glaze of
freezing rain is possible in those areas today.

Rain tonight could cause some isolated flooding of poor drainage
areas in southern Illinois and southeast Missouri. Rainfall
amounts could be up to an inch in those areas. 

Winds will become rather strong and gusty tonight. Gusts from 30
to 40 mph are expected after midnight.

Minor to moderate river flooding will continue on several area 
rivers.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday

Strong gusty winds will continue Saturday morning, with gusts from
30 to 40 mph. 

A blast of cold air is expected Sunday through Tuesday of next week. 
Gusty winds combined with lows mainly in the teens should result in 
a period of single digit wind chills across the northern half of the 
area Sunday morning, and across the entire region by Monday morning. 
Wind chills may be a few degrees below zero along and north of Route 
13 in southern Illinois Monday morning.

Widespread minor to moderate river flooding that is occurring or 
forecast will continue. Refer to the river flood warnings and 
statements for the details.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be needed. Spotters are encouraged to
report any impacts due to freezing rain or sleet today. 

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


7-Day Forecast For BALLARD County, KY

TODAY
Cloudy. A chance of rain and sleet in the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s. East winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

TONIGHT
Rain showers. Lows around 40. South winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy. Showers in the morning, then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 15.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 20s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 17.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 40s.

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