1st Responders/1st Detectors/Storm Spotters Weather Summary for Carter County, KY

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

ISSUED AT 20:00 UTC ON THURSDAY SEP 20 2018
DAY THURSDAY
EDT 3HR 5P 6P 7P
MAX/MIN -- -- 88°
TEMP 88° 88° 85°
SKY COVER 33% 28% 22%
Clouds
DEW PT 68° 70° 70°
RH 53% 55% 58%
POP 12HR -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 6 5 2
WIND Gust(MPH) 7 5 2
WIND DIR S S S
DEW -- -- --
HeatIndex 92 93 90
Rain Showers -- -- --
Thunder Storm -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 80.45 80.77 78.95



DAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY
EDT 6HR 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 5A 8A 11A 2P 5P 8P 2A 8A 2P 8P 2A 8A 2P 8P 2A 8A 2P 8P 2A 8A 2P 8P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 68° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 85° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 59° -- -- 72° -- -- 58° 67° -- -- 58° 74° -- -- 63° 74° -- -- 65° 72° --
TEMP 83° 79° 77° 76° 74° 74° 72° 72° 70° 70° 70° 68° 70° 72° 74° 79° 81° 83° 85° 85° 85° 85° 85° 81° 77° 74° 70° 68° 67° 65° 65° 63° 61° 61° 59° 67° 70° 72° 67° 61° 58° 67° 65° 61° 58° 72° 70° 65° 63° 72° 70° 67° 65° 72° 67°
SKY COVER 13% 13% 13% 12% 12% 12% 11% 12% 13% 14% 18% 22% 26% 21% 16% 11% 21% 31% 41% 41% 42% 42% 42% 41% 42% 54% 66% 78% 78% 78% 78% 80% 82% 83% 89% 84% 78% 79% 80% 70% 76% 71% 67% 69% 67% 69% 62% 65% 73% 71% 71% 72% 78% 71% 64%
Clouds
DEW PT 68° 68° 68° 68° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 65° 65° 65° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 65° 65° 63° 61° 58° 56° 56° 56° 58° 58° 58° 56° 56° 58° 58° 58° 65° 65° 61° 61° 67° 67° 65° 65° 65° 63°
RH 62% 69% 73% 78% 79% 81% 84% 84% 86% 90% 89% 89% 87% 81% 76% 69% 64% 60% 56% 56% 54% 54% 56% 62% 71% 81% 90% 96% 99% 100% 99% 99% 96% 90% 87% 67% 61% 61% 70% 89% 96% 70% 80% 93% 100% 75% 84% 89% 96% 81% 87% 97% 100% 81% 84%
POP 12HR 10% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 5% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 36% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 57% -- -- -- 38% -- 36% -- 32% -- 45% -- 48% -- 40% -- 42% -- 54% -- 56%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.02in -- -- -- -- -- 0.07in -- -- -- 0.02in -- 0.01in -- 0.03in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 2 2 2 2 5 5 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 8 10 14 14 13 13 13 13 9 7 7 6 6 7 6 5 5 6 7 7 7 7 6 6 7 7 6 6 6 5 5 6 6 6 7 7 8 7 7 8 8 7
WIND DIR S S S S S S S S S S S S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW W W W W NW N N N N N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE E E E S SE SE S S S S SW SW SW
HeatIndex 86 82 77 76 74 74 72 72 70 70 70 68 70 72 74 79 83 86 88 88 89 89 88 85 77 74 70 68 67 65 65 63 61 61 59 67 70 72 67 61 58 67 65 61 58 72 70 65 63 72 70 67 65 72 67
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Likely Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance -- Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Likely Chance Chance
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Likely Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Likely Chance Chance
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 77.94 75.56 74.30 73.92 72.24 72.41 70.84 70.84 69.14 69.38 69.32 67.44 69.20 70.62 71.99 75.56 76.60 77.68 78.66 78.66 78.37 78.37 78.66 76.36 74.10 72.41 69.38 67.80 66.95 65.00 64.97 62.98 60.95 60.88 58.99 65.51 67.60 69.17 65.65 60.87 58.02 65.65 64.32 60.92 58.00 70.19 69.01 64.62 62.91 70.62 69.20 66.86 65.00 70.62 66.28

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For CARTER County, Kentucky
Issued at 400 PM EDT THU SEP 20 2018
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      FAIR      91  69  48 S10       30.07F HX  96           
COVINGTON      FAIR      89  71  55 S13       30.04F HX  95           
FRANKFORT      FAIR      91  69  48 SW7       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 CARTER County, KY
Provided by the National Weather Service:

Issued at: Thu Sep 20 16:24:19 EDT 2018

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        MCldy        MCldy        
Precip type           None         Tstms        Tstms        Showers      
Chance precip (%)     0            20           60           40           
Min/Max TEMP          68           86           64           75           
Max/Min RH %          95           54           99           59           
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                S  5                      Lgt/Var      
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      SW  8        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.12         0.10         
Precip duration                    0            5            2            
Precip begin                       2 PM         Continuing   Continuing   
Precip end                         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             6730                      1440         
Transport wnd (mph)                SW 20                     NE 13        
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  148790                    4710         
Dispersion            VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            2            3            1            
Haines Index          3            4            3            3            
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REMARKS...None.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For CARTER County, Kentucky
512 AM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

A line of thunderstorms may move into the area from the northwest
late Friday afternoon and into Friday night. A few storms may 
produce strong to severe wind gusts. Additional thunderstorms are 
also expected at times through the weekend into early next week but 
are currently forecast to be below severe limits.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation may be needed Friday afternoon and evening.

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


7-Day Forecast For CARTER County, KY

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds around 5 mph.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Hot with highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
A chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Not as warm with highs in the mid 70s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 50s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs around 70.

SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Showers likely. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening. Cooler with lows in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

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