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

ISSUED AT 06:00 UTC ON SUNDAY FEB 18 2018
DAY SUNDAY
EDT 3HR 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- -- 34° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 56°
TEMP 40° 38° 36° 36° 34° 34° 34° 38° 40° 43° 47° 50° 54° 56° 56° 54° 52°
SKY COVER 82% 82% 82% 70% 57% 45% 40% 36% 32% 25% 19% 13% 11% 10% 9% 16% 23%
Clouds
DEW PT 38° 36° 34° 34° 32° 32° 32° 32° 34° 34° 34° 34° 34° 34° 34° 36° 36°
RH 92% 92% 92% 92% 91% 95% 92% 82% 78% 73% 63% 53% 48% 43% 43% 49% 54%
POP 12HR -- -- -- -- -- 18% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 6 5 5 5 2 2 2 2 2 2 5 5 5 6 6 6 5
WIND Gust(MPH) 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
WIND DIR W NW NW NW N N N NE E E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
DEW Mod Dew Mod Dew Patchy Frost Patchy Frost Frost Frost Frost Frost Patchy Frost Lgt Dew -- -- -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 37 35 33 32 32 31 32 35 37 41 47 50 54 56 56 54 52
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fog Patchy Patchy Patchy Patchy Patchy -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL 36° 35° 32° 32° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS



DAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
EDT 6HR 8P 9P 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 5P 8P 11P 2A 5A 8A 11A 2P 5P 8P 2A 8A 2P 8P 2A 8A 2P 8P 2A 8A 2P 8P 2A 8A 2P 8P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 47° -- -- -- -- -- -- 67° -- -- -- -- 56° -- -- 76° -- -- 58° 70° -- -- 50° 59° -- -- 49° 67° -- -- 54° 65° --
TEMP 49° 47° 47° 47° 47° 47° 47° 47° 49° 49° 49° 50° 52° 54° 54° 56° 59° 63° 65° 67° 63° 58° 58° 56° 56° 65° 74° 74° 67° 61° 61° 70° 61° 54° 50° 59° 56° 52° 52° 67° 63° 56° 54° 65° 61°
SKY COVER 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 89% 89% 88% 89% 89% 90% 90% 90% 90% 89% 87% 86% 80% 67% 61% 78% 66% 75% 44% 47% 33% 40% 59% 66% 77% 88% 97% 98% 96% 92% 78% 85% 76% 67% 79% 77% 83% 87%
Clouds
DEW PT 38° 38° 40° 40° 41° 43° 45° 45° 45° 47° 47° 47° 49° 49° 49° 50° 52° 54° 54° 54° 54° 56° 54° 54° 54° 58° 58° 56° 56° 56° 58° 58° 56° 52° 50° 52° 50° 49° 49° 56° 56° 54° 54° 54° 54°
RH 63% 71% 76% 79% 82% 85% 89% 93% 89% 93% 93% 89% 89% 86% 83% 80% 75% 72% 67% 63% 74% 89% 90% 92% 92% 78% 57% 53% 67% 83% 89% 63% 80% 93% 100% 77% 80% 92% 92% 70% 78% 96% 96% 67% 81%
POP 12HR 4% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 52% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 15% -- -- -- 0% -- -- -- 0% -- 10% -- 65% -- 90% -- 66% -- 18% -- 26% -- 20% -- 45%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.06in -- -- -- -- -- 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) 5 5 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 8 7 7 7 7 7 6 7 10 10 7 6 6 7 5 5 5 5 2 2 1 7 6 6 6 7 7
WIND DIR SE SE 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 SW W NW N N N E SE S S S S SW SW
HeatIndex 49 47 47 47 47 47 47 47 49 49 49 50 52 54 54 56 59 63 65 67 63 58 58 56 56 65 74 74 67 61 61 70 61 54 50 59 56 52 52 67 63 56 54 65 61
Rain Showers -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Chance Likely Definite Likely Likely Slight Chance -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance -- Slight Chance Chance --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fog -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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 BELL County, Kentucky
Issued at 100 AM EST SUN FEB 18 2018
SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
JACKSON        CLOUDY    41  38  89 MISG      30.19R                  
LONDON         CLOUDY    43  38  82 W10       30.22R                  
SOMERSET       CLOUDY    41  39  93 W7        30.26R                  
MIDDLESBORO    CLOUDY    46  42  85 NW13      30.22R                  
MONTICELLO     NOT AVBL                                               


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 BELL County, KY
Provided by the National Weather Service:

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

Elkhorn City, Pikeville, and South Williamson
422 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy with showers likely early. Patchy fog.
Min Temperature.....Around 35. 
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler. 
Max Humidity........98 percent. 
   24 hr trend......Unchanged. 
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume 
                    dominated fire growth. 
ADI.................21. 
LVORI...............6. 
Prob of precip......60 percent. 
QPF (inches)........0.08 - 0.25 inches. 

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. 
Max Temperature.....54-59. 
   24 hr trend......14 degrees warmer. 
Min Humidity........37-43 percent. 
   24 hr trend......47 percent drier. 
Wind (20 ft)........North winds around 5 mph shifting to the 
                    southeast in the afternoon. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated 
                    fire growth. 
Mixing Height.......2500 ft agl. 
Transport Winds.....North around 5 mph shifting to the southeast in 
                    the afternoon. 
Dispersion Index....22. 
Vent Rate...........Poor (22300 knot-ft). 
ADI.................25. 
LVORI...............4. 
Prob of precip......0 percent. 
QPF (inches)........0.01 inches. 

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. A 
                    slight chance of rain showers in the evening, 
                    then a chance of rain showers. 
Min Temperature.....43-48. 
   24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer. 
Max Humidity........87-97 percent. 
   24 hr trend......Unchanged. 
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated 
                    fire growth. 
ADI.................11. 
LVORI...............5. 
Prob of precip......50 percent. 
QPF (inches)........0.03 - 0.15 inches. 

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the 
                    morning. 
Max Temperature.....68-73. 
   24 hr trend......14 degrees warmer. 
Min Humidity........54-64 percent. 
   24 hr trend......17 percent wetter. 
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume 
                    dominated fire growth. 
Mixing Height.......2700 ft agl. 
Transport Winds.....South around 15 mph increasing to southwest 
                    around 25 mph early in the afternoon. 
Dispersion Index....56. 
Vent Rate...........Good (55800 knot-ft). 
ADI.................20 increasing to 53 in the afternoon. 
LVORI...............4. 
Prob of precip......30 percent. 
QPF (inches)........0.04 inches. 

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For BELL County, Kentucky
733 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Significant rises along portions of the Kentucky, Red, and 
Cumberland River basins are expected tonight.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

High water is expected along portions of the Kentucky, Red, and 
Cumberland River basins Sunday into Monday. 

Thunderstorms are possible Wednesday into Wednesday evening. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

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


7-Day Forecast For BELL County, KY

TONIGHT
Cloudy. Patchy drizzle in the evening. Patchy fog through the night. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Light winds.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance of showers. Patchy fog late. Lows in the mid 40s. Light winds. Chance of rain 50 percent.

WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers in the morning. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds around 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy with showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 70. Chance of rain 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 90 percent.

THURSDAY
Cloudy with showers likely. Highs around 60. Chance of rain 70 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows around 50.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 50s.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s.

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