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

ISSUED AT 01:00 UTC ON SUNDAY JAN 20 2019
DAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
EDT 3HR 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 22° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 23°
TEMP 52° 52° 49° 45° 40° 38° 32° 29° 27° 25° 23° 23° 22° 20° 20° 20° 20° 20° 22° 22° 20° 18°
SKY COVER 100% 100% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 100% 100% 100% 100% 98% 95% 93% 91% 89% 86% 81% 76% 71% 66% 61%
Clouds
DEW PT 50° 50° 47° 41° 38° 34° 29° 25° 25° 22° 20° 18° 16° 16° 13° 13° 11° 11°
RH 92% 92% 92% 88% 88% 85% 88% 88% 88% 88% 87% 80% 76% 81% 73% 70% 71% 64% 59% 51% 54% 58%
POP 12HR -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 92% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- -- -- 0.19in -- -- -- -- -- 0.12in -- -- -- -- -- 0.01in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 6 6 6 7 8 9 9 9 9 8 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
WIND Gust(MPH) 7 7 7 9 17 17 18 21 21 18 18 15 15 15 7 7 14 14 7 7 7 7
WIND DIR S SW W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
DEW -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Freeze Freeze Freeze -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 52 52 49 41 35 31 24 19 18 15 14 14 13 11 12 12 10 11 13 13 12 9
Snow -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Snow Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- Definite Likely Likely Definite Likely Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance -- -- --
Rain -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Rain Showers Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- 41° 35° 32° 24° 21° 18° 17° 15° 15° 14° 11° 11° 11° 11° 11° 14° 14° 11°
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 11A 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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 25° -- -- -- -- 18° -- -- 47° -- -- 38° 52° -- -- 29° 36° -- -- 25° 34° -- -- 18° 31° --
TEMP 14° 13° 13° 13° 13° 11° 11° 14° 20° 25° 20° 18° 18° 20° 20° 31° 43° 47° 40° 45° 52° 50° 45° 34° 29° 36° 31° 27° 25° 34° 27° 22° 20° 31° 27°
SKY COVER 55% 53% 51% 48% 46% 43% 41% 39% 37% 35% 34% 32% 30% 29% 25% 21% 30% 23% 21% 26% 19% 33% 23% 36% 48% 72% 85% 97% 98% 98% 98% 89% 70% 61% 61% 63% 62% 68% 63% 60% 65% 75%
Clouds
DEW PT 13° 20° 23° 25° 36° 40° 43° 40° 31° 27° 25° 25° 23° 23° 23° 20° 14° 13° 18° 18°
RH 63% 69% 69% 73% 73% 72% 76% 79% 83% 83% 87% 87% 87% 83% 69% 46% 38% 47% 59% 56% 64% 59% 49% 38% 38% 52% 70% 65% 77% 82% 88% 92% 63% 75% 88% 92% 66% 72% 70% 77% 61% 68%
POP 12HR 55% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 6% -- -- -- -- 2% -- -- -- 2% -- -- -- 5% -- 54% -- 87% -- 76% -- 35% -- 15% -- 15% -- 13% -- 19%
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) 7 6 5 5 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 1 2 5 2 2 5 7 7 7 13 9 7 6 5 5 5 5 6 7 7 6 6 7 7 7
WIND DIR NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW N E E E E E SE S S S S S S SW W NW NW W W W W W W W W SW W
HeatIndex 5 5 6 5 5 5 4 3 9 9 9 1 1 3 14 16 25 20 13 12 14 14 26 39 47 36 38 52 50 41 31 25 33 27 20 18 27 21 15 11 23 20
Snow -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Likely Chance -- -- -- Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance
Snow Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Chance -- --
Rain -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Likely Definite Definite Likely -- Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 11° -- -- 26° 39° -- 35° 39° -- -- 42° 30° 24° 32° 26° 21° 17° 28° 21° 15° 11° 25° 20°
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 BREATHITT County, Kentucky
Issued at 800 PM EST SAT JAN 19 2019
...EASTERN KENTUCKY...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
JACKSON        CLOUDY    51  50  96 VRB5      29.43F                  
LONDON         CLOUDY    54  51  90 S8        29.41S                  
SOMERSET*      RAIN      52  52 100 SW7       29.42S                  
MONTICELLO*    HVY RAIN  55  53  93 W23G32    29.43R                  
WILLIAMSBURG*  MOCLDY    54  52  94 S3        29.43S                  
MIDDLESBORO*   RAIN      51  51 100 SE3       29.48F                  
HARLAN APT*    CLOUDY    52  49  89 S3        29.47F                  
PIKE CO APT*   RAIN      50  50 100 SE7       29.49F                  
BIG SANDY APT* LGT RAIN  52  52 100 SE20G25   29.43F                  
MOREHEAD APT*  CLOUDY    50  48  93 SE3       29.42F                  
ASHLAND*       LGT RAIN  49  48  97 S8        29.42F                  


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 BREATHITT County, KY
Provided by the National Weather Service:

Issued at: Sat Jan 19 20:05:01 EST 2019


                      Today        Tonight      Sun          

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy        
Chance precip (%)     100          100          50           
Precip type           rain         snow/rain    snow         
Temp (24H TREND)      50-51 (+8)   16-26 (-12)  24-27        
Rh % (24H TREND)      83-88 (+7)   89-100 (+2)  54-63        
20ftwnd-AM(mph)       SE 4-8 G20                NW 9-13 G29  
20ftwnd-PM(mph)       S 6-10 G22   S 5-9 G24    NW 7-11 G19  
Precip duration       6            7            2            
Precip begin          7 AM         Continuing                
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing                
Precip amount         1.02         0.36         0.01         
LAL                   1            1            1            
Haines Index (MID)    3                         2            
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    400                       3000         
Transport wnd (mph)   S 28                      NW 17        
Vent rate (kt-ft)     8612                      45837        
ADI Early             28 Fair      19 Gen Poor  50 Gen Good  
ADI Late              30 Fair      49 Gen Good  42 Gen Good  
Max LVORI Early       5            5            3            
Max LVORI Late        5            5            3            

REMARKS...RANGES OF MIN T EXCEEDING 8 DEGREES & RANGES OF MAX RH        
EXCEEDING 10% INDICATE THE LIKELIHOOD OF THERMAL BELTS. ADI IS        
ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS. DISPERSION INDEX IS        
MAGNITUDE OF VENT RATE DIVIDED BY 1000.


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 BREATHITT County, Kentucky
400 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

   WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO NOON EST
SUNDAY  

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of eastern Kentucky.

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon through Tonight.

Times of moderate to heavy rain could lead to localized flooding
into this evening. A sharp cold front will then bring frigid
temperatures and some light snow accumulations to the area 
tonight. Winds could gust to as high as 40 mph late this evening
and early overnight. From this, blowing snow and reduced 
visibilities will be possible overnight along with icy spots on 
area roads. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

A sharp cold front will lead to some additional light snow 
accumulations Sunday. This will be followed by a quick burst of 
very cold air with wind chills down into the single digits to near
zero Sunday night and Monday morning.

Accumulating snow will also be possible Wednesday night into 
Thursday, as another potent area of low pressure moves across the
region.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotters are asked to call in snowfall reports tonight into
Sunday.

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


7-Day Forecast For BREATHITT County, KY


WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO NOON EST SUNDAY

TONIGHT
Rain showers in the evening, then snow showers. Patchy fog. Snow accumulation around 1 inch. Lows in the lower 20s. Southwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the northwest late. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

SUNDAY
Much cooler. Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely early, then a chance of snow showers. Little or no snow accumulation. Highs in the mid 20s. Northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of snow 60 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Cold. Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 10 above. Northwest winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

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

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper teens. Light winds.

TUESDAY
Warmer. Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.

WEDNESDAY
Rain. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 90 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Rain with snow likely. Light snow accumulations. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow and a slight chance of rain. Highs in the upper 30s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow. Lows in the mid 20s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of snow. Highs in the mid 30s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows around 20.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny. Flurries possible. Highs in the lower 30s.

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