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UKAWC 1st Detectors/1st Responders Precision Weather Forecast For BUTLER 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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 72° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 90°
TEMP 76° 74° 74° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 74° 76° 79° 83° 85° 85° 86° 86° 88° 88° 85° 85°
SKY COVER 9% 10% 11% 12% 15% 18% 21% 25% 28% 31% 34% 37% 39% 42% 45% 48% 44% 41% 37% 34% 30%
Clouds
DEW PT 72° 72° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 72° 72° 72° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70°
RH 87% 90% 90% 93% 89% 93% 93% 93% 93% 90% 81% 76% 69% 65% 61% 59% 59% 57% 56% 60% 62%
POP 12HR -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 15% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 5 5 2 2 2 2 2 5 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 7
WIND Gust(MPH) 7 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 8 9 10 10 10 10 13 14 14 13 10
WIND DIR SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW W W W W W W W W W W W
DEW Lgt Dew Lgt Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Lgt Dew Lgt Dew Lgt Dew -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 76 74 74 72 72 72 72 72 72 74 76 83 88 90 91 92 92 94 94 91 90
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 74.77 73.16 73.16 71.49 71.20 71.49 71.49 71.49 71.49 73.16 74.20 76.33 78.87 79.96 79.38 79.87 79.87 81.09 80.93 79.24 79.52



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° -- -- -- -- 88° -- -- -- -- 70° -- -- 83° -- -- 68° 85° -- -- 68° 88° -- -- 68° 90° -- -- 70° 88° --
TEMP 83° 83° 81° 77° 76° 76° 76° 74° 72° 72° 72° 72° 74° 77° 81° 85° 88° 88° 83° 74° 72° 70° 70° 76° 83° 83° 79° 70° 70° 85° 81° 70° 70° 86° 81° 72° 72° 88° 83° 74° 72° 88° 83°
SKY COVER 27% 39% 39% 40% 41% 44% 45% 45% 43% 42% 44% 47% 49% 50% 52% 53% 59% 68% 62% 72% 73% 80% 87% 91% 90% 89% 87% 89% 82% 79% 75% 67% 55% 61% 52% 58% 66% 62% 54% 47% 48% 50% 49%
Clouds
DEW PT 72° 70° 70° 70° 70° 68° 68° 68° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 68° 68° 70° 70° 70° 72° 68° 68° 68° 68° 70° 72° 70° 72° 70° 70° 72° 70° 68° 68° 70° 70° 68° 70° 74° 74° 72° 70° 74° 72°
RH 69% 64% 71% 76% 79% 79% 78% 82% 84% 87% 87% 83% 78% 73% 67% 61% 55% 56% 67% 82% 87% 93% 93% 78% 67% 66% 76% 99% 96% 67% 71% 93% 93% 57% 66% 89% 93% 61% 71% 93% 93% 63% 69%
POP 12HR 23% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 9% -- -- -- -- -- 41% -- -- -- 34% -- -- -- 62% -- 64% -- 63% -- 48% -- 30% -- 52% -- 57% -- 41% -- 37%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- 0.00in -- 0.02in -- 0.02in -- 0.04in -- 0.12in -- 0.09in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 7 6 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 7 7 7 8 9 7 6 5 5 5 6 7 7 6 5 6 9 8 7 8 10 8 5 7 8 7 2 5 6 5
WIND DIR W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW W W W SW W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW S S S SW S SW SW SW SW SW S SW SW SW SW W S
HeatIndex 88 88 85 77 76 76 76 74 72 72 72 72 74 77 84 89 95 94 89 74 72 70 70 76 89 87 83 70 70 91 85 70 70 92 85 72 72 98 91 74 72 96 90
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Likely Likely Chance Chance Chance Likely Chance Likely Chance Chance Slight Chance Chance -- Chance Chance Likely Chance Chance Chance Chance --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Likely Likely Chance Chance Chance Likely Chance Likely Chance Chance Slight Chance Chance -- Chance Chance Likely Chance Chance Chance Chance --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 78.87 78.21 77.46 74.60 74.01 74.01 73.92 72.50 70.84 71.06 71.06 70.77 72.16 74.30 76.97 79.38 80.77 80.93 78.61 72.50 71.06 69.57 69.57 73.92 78.61 78.47 76.33 69.94 69.75 80.24 77.46 69.57 69.57 79.57 76.85 71.20 71.49 81.74 79.14 73.41 71.49 82.06 78.87

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For BUTLER 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 BUTLER County, KY
Provided by the National Weather Service:

Issued at: Mon Jun 18 22:05:01 EDT 2018

337 AM EDT Mon Jun 18 2018 /237 AM CDT Mon Jun 18 2018/

                      Today        Tonight      Tue          

CLOUD COVER           MClear       PCldy        PCldy        
PRECIP TYPE           tstms        NONE         tstms        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           0            0            
TEMP (24H TREND)      94 (+2)      71 (0)       91           
RH % (24H TREND)      44 (-1)      96 (0)       50           
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)   Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var      
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      W  6         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.00         0.00         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5352                      5906         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  8                      W 13         
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     48763                     72690        
DISPERSION            Fair                      Good         
DSI                   MOD UNSTBL   MOD UNSTBL   SLGT UNSTBL  
LAL                   3            2            2            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  59 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              37 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  61 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            5            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            1            

REMARKS...ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.        
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.

.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Highs in the upper 80s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Highs in the mid 80s. West
winds around 5 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.
Southwest winds up to 10 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Highs in the lower 90s. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph. 

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 BUTLER County, Kentucky
335 PM EDT Mon Jun 18 2018 /235 PM CDT Mon Jun 18 2018/

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight.

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will be possible across the
outlook area this afternoon and evening. Locally heavy rainfall,
gusty winds, and frequent lightning will be the main threats.

In addition, heat index values will top out in the upper 90s to near
100 degrees. Take necessary precautions if planning to be outdoors
this afternoon. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

Another hot and humid day is expected on Tuesday with afternoon heat
indices topping out in the upper 90s to near 100.

The latest weather forecasts suggests that the overall weather
pattern will become quite unsettled for the mid to late week period.
Thunderstorms will be possible each day from Wednesday through
Friday. Some strong storms will be possible during the period.
However, torrential rainfall, gusty winds, and frequent lightning
will be the main weather hazards.  

Training of storms will be possible Wednesday through Friday and this
may result in localized flood issues in some areas.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation may be required later this week as the weather
pattern becomes more active. 

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


7-Day Forecast For BUTLER County, KY

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds up to 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90. West winds up to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

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
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

FRIDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

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

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.

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

SUNDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs around 90. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s.

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

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