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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 20:00 UTC ON THURSDAY SEP 20 2018
DAY THURSDAY
CDT 3HR 4P 5P 6P
MAX/MIN -- -- 94°
TEMP 94° 92° 88°
SKY COVER 5% 3% 5%
Clouds
DEW PT 67° 68° 70°
RH 42% 46% 53%
POP 12HR -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 8 7 6
WIND Gust(MPH) 8 7 6
WIND DIR S S S
DEW -- -- --
HeatIndex 98 97 94
Rain Showers -- -- --
Thunder Storm -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 82.77 82.14 80.45



DAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY
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 2A 3A 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° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 88° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 61° -- -- 70° -- -- 59° 76° -- -- 63° 79° -- -- 67° 81° -- -- 63° 74° --
TEMP 85° 83° 81° 79° 77° 76° 76° 76° 74° 74° 72° 72° 72° 76° 79° 83° 85° 86° 86° 88° 88° 86° 85° 81° 77° 76° 74° 72° 70° 70° 67° 65° 65° 63° 61° 63° 70° 70° 65° 63° 61° 76° 68° 65° 63° 79° 74° 70° 67° 81° 74° 67° 63° 74° 72°
SKY COVER 4% 2% 3% 4% 5% 9% 10% 16% 25% 31% 29% 31% 21% 35% 50% 64% 64% 64% 64% 68% 72% 76% 76% 77% 77% 79% 82% 84% 84% 83% 83% 84% 88% 90% 88% 92% 87% 89% 84% 83% 82% 69% 68% 66% 68% 68% 75% 60% 71% 67% 71% 73% 75% 74% 56%
Clouds
DEW PT 68° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 70° 70° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 70° 70° 70° 68° 67° 67° 65° 63° 63° 61° 59° 58° 58° 61° 61° 61° 61° 58° 63° 63° 63° 61° 67° 67° 67° 65° 70° 68° 65° 61° 61° 59°
RH 56% 61% 62% 64% 69% 70% 73% 73% 76% 79% 81% 87% 84% 81% 74% 67% 65% 63% 63% 61% 58% 61% 64% 71% 79% 81% 84% 84% 86% 84% 86% 89% 86% 87% 90% 86% 76% 72% 87% 89% 92% 66% 83% 90% 93% 68% 79% 89% 93% 66% 84% 93% 93% 63% 66%
POP 12HR 6% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 9% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 50% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 50% -- -- -- 51% -- 36% -- 31% -- 25% -- 39% -- 37% -- 51% -- 52% -- 24%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.02in -- -- -- -- -- 0.10in -- -- -- -- -- 0.12in -- -- -- 0.08in -- 0.15in -- 0.05in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 5 5 5 5 6 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 7 8 7 7 6 6 6 7 6 5 2 7 7 7 7 7 7 5 7 9 6
WIND DIR S S S S S S S S S S S S S S SW SW SW SW W W SW SW W NW N N N N N N N N N N N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE E E E SE S S S S S SW N N N
HeatIndex 90 86 83 82 77 76 76 76 74 74 72 72 72 76 83 89 93 94 94 95 94 93 90 85 77 76 74 72 70 70 67 65 65 63 61 63 70 70 65 63 61 76 68 65 63 79 74 70 67 85 74 67 63 74 72
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance -- --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 78.66 77.81 76.36 75.00 73.90 73.16 73.45 73.45 71.99 72.24 70.62 71.06 70.84 74.20 76.11 78.61 79.96 80.46 80.46 81.74 81.25 80.17 79.81 77.46 74.90 74.20 72.66 70.84 69.14 69.01 66.37 64.62 64.52 62.70 60.88 62.68 68.52 68.28 64.56 62.75 60.90 72.78 67.14 64.66 62.84 75.44 72.24 69.32 66.68 76.85 72.66 66.68 62.84 70.91 69.53

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For BALLARD County, Kentucky
Issued at 400 PM EDT THU SEP 20 2018
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PADUCAH        PTSUNNY   97  67  37 SW9       29.97F HX 101           
HENDERSON      FAIR      95  68  41 S7        29.98F HX  99           
OWENSBORO      FAIR      94  69  44 VRB5      29.99F HX  99           
HOPKINSVILLE   FAIR      94  62  33 S9        30.01F HX  95           
BOWLING GREEN  FAIR      94  65  38 S8        30.02F HX  96           
GLASGOW        FAIR      94  64  37 S5        30.04F HX  96           


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: Thu Sep 20 16:05:01 EDT 2018

Cloud Cover           MClear       PCldy        MCldy        Cloudy       
Precip Type           NONE         tstms        tstms        showers      
Chance Precip (%)     0            60           70           70           
High Temperature(F)                86-90                     67-71        
Minimum RH(%)                      52-57                     73-78        
Low Temperature(F)    70-74                     59-63                     
Maximum RH(%)         79-84                     88-93                     
Temp (24h Trend)      72 (+3)      90 (-6)      61           70           
RH % (24h Trend)      82 (-13)     55 (+19)     91           76           
20FTWND-AM(MPH)                    SW 6-10                   NE 7-11      
20FTWND-PM(MPH)       Lgt/Var      W 4-8        N 4-8        NE 6-10      
Precip Amount         0.00         0.12         0.32         0.50         
Precip Duration                    3            6            9            
Precip Begin                       7 AM         Continuing   Continuing   
Precip End                         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   
1700'Mix Hgt Temp                  85                        69           
Mixing Hgt(FT-AGL)                 5600                      1500         
Transport Wind (KTS)               W  8                      NE 11        
Transport Wind (M/S)               W  4                      NE  6        
Vent Rate (M/S-M)                  6932                      2778         
Dispersion Index                   Fair to Good              Poor to Fair 
LAL                   1            3            3            1            
Haines Index          4            3            2            2            
Stability(DSI)        MOD UNSTBL   SLGT UNSTBL  SLGT UNSTBL  STBL         

Remarks...None.

.Forecast for days 3 through 7...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain
showers. Lows in the lower 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. East winds around 5 mph. 
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Highs around 80. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the
lower 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest
after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. North
winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For BALLARD County, Kentucky
333 PM CDT Thu Sep 20 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight

A few locations mainly in southern Illinois will see heat index
values just over 100 for another hour or two this afternoon.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday

A chance of thunderstorms is forecast along and ahead of a cold
front Friday afternoon and evening. A few strong wind gusts will
be possible in the Evansville Tri State, but locally heavy
rainfall and lightning will be the primary concerns. 

A chance of thunderstorms is forecast for all or a portion of the
area Sunday through Wednesday. The greatest chances will be with 
a warm front Monday, and a cold front Tuesday night. A few strong 
storms cannot be ruled out, but the primary concern will be heavy 
rainfall as we receive multiple rounds of showers and storms from 
the weekend through the first half of next week. Some flooding 
issues cannot be ruled out at this time.

 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

LATE THIS AFTERNOON
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 90s. South winds around 10 mph.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds around 5 mph.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

SATURDAY
Showers likely. Highs in the upper 60s. Northeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows around 60. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

MONDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 80. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. Highs in the mid 70s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

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