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

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

ISSUED AT 11:00 UTC ON SUNDAY AUG 19 2018
DAY SUNDAY
EDT 3HR 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P
MAX/MIN 67° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 81°
TEMP 68° 70° 72° 74° 76° 79° 81° 81° 81° 81° 81° 79°
SKY COVER 79% 74% 68% 63% 59% 55% 51% 50% 49% 48% 40% 32%
Clouds
DEW PT 67° 68° 70° 70° 70° 68° 68° 68° 68° 68° 68° 70°
RH 96% 93% 90% 84% 79% 71% 66% 65% 64% 64% 67% 71%
POP 12HR 20% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 5 5 5 5 2
WIND Gust(MPH) 7 6 2 1 1 1 2 5 5 5 5 2
WIND DIR N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
DEW Hvy Dew Hvy Dew Hvy Dew Hvy Dew Lgt Dew -- -- -- -- -- -- Lgt Dew
HeatIndex 68 70 72 74 76 79 84 85 85 85 84 83
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fog Patchy Patchy -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 67.80 69.57 71.27 72.66 74.01 75.78 76.85 76.73 76.60 76.60 76.97 75.78



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 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P 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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 68° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 85° -- -- -- -- 70° -- -- 81° -- -- 63° 77° -- -- 56° 79° -- -- 58° 83° -- -- 63° 85° --
TEMP 77° 76° 72° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 68° 68° 68° 68° 68° 72° 76° 81° 83° 85° 85° 85° 83° 83° 81° 79° 77° 74° 72° 72° 72° 76° 81° 79° 74° 68° 65° 76° 72° 61° 58° 79° 72° 63° 59° 81° 76° 65° 67° 83° 76°
SKY COVER 24% 22% 20% 18% 23% 28% 33% 37% 41% 45% 45% 46% 46% 49% 56% 59% 63% 72% 76% 78% 83% 85% 84% 81% 80% 80% 89% 89% 88% 78% 82% 68% 68% 50% 37% 37% 39% 21% 12% 17% 8% 5% 5% 8% 10% 25% 32% 29% 24%
Clouds
DEW PT 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 68° 68° 68° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 70° 72° 72° 74° 74° 74° 74° 74° 74° 74° 72° 72° 70° 70° 70° 70° 72° 72° 68° 67° 65° 61° 61° 61° 58° 56° 58° 59° 58° 56° 61° 63° 61° 63° 67° 67°
RH 76% 82% 89% 96% 99% 97% 96% 96% 96% 96% 96% 97% 96% 93% 84% 76% 73% 69% 70% 69% 72% 74% 79% 78% 84% 90% 93% 96% 96% 84% 73% 69% 78% 90% 90% 59% 65% 89% 93% 49% 63% 84% 90% 49% 66% 87% 90% 56% 71%
POP 12HR 7% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 22% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 58% -- -- -- 59% -- -- -- 57% -- 18% -- 11% -- 2% -- 2% -- 1% -- 1% -- 1% -- 16%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.01in -- -- -- -- -- 0.20in -- 0.25in -- 0.20in -- 0.14in -- 0.04in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 5 5 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 7 7 8 9 14 15 15 13 7 7 7 7 5 5 6 5 2 2 6 5 2 2 6 5
WIND DIR E E E E E E E E E E E SE SE SE S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S SW SW W W NW NW NW N N NE NE NE E E E E SE SE S S
HeatIndex 77 76 72 70 70 70 70 70 68 68 68 68 68 72 76 85 89 92 92 92 91 89 86 84 77 74 72 72 72 76 85 82 74 68 65 76 72 61 58 79 72 63 59 82 76 65 67 86 76
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Chance Chance Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fog -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 74.60 74.30 71.20 69.75 69.94 69.82 69.75 69.75 67.80 67.80 67.80 67.85 67.80 71.49 74.49 78.07 79.41 80.53 80.68 80.53 79.27 79.54 78.44 76.56 75.40 73.16 71.49 71.71 71.71 74.49 77.70 75.56 72.16 67.49 64.66 72.12 69.46 60.87 58.03 73.33 69.31 62.63 58.99 74.77 72.78 64.56 66.55 77.14 73.26

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For FRANKLIN County, Kentucky
Issued at 700 AM EDT SUN AUG 19 2018
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      FAIR      67  65  93 CALM      29.95R FOG              
COVINGTON      FAIR      70  67  90 NE6       29.96R                  
FRANKFORT      FOG       67  66  97 NW3       29.94R VSB 1/4          


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 FRANKLIN County, KY
Provided by the National Weather Service:

Issued at: Sun Aug 19 07:05:01 EDT 2018


                      Today        Tonight      Mon          

CLOUD COVER           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         tstms        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            50           
TEMP (24H TREND)      82 (+2)      68 (0)       84           
RH % (24H TREND)      62 (-11)     98 (-2)      65           
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)   Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var      
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      S  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.10         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5397                      4693         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE  5                     SW 10        
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     26935                     44290        
DISPERSION            Poor                      Fair         
DSI                   SLGT UNSTBL  SLGT UNSTBL  SLGT UNSTBL  
LAL                   2            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             13 GEN POOR  2 VERY POOR  24 FAIR      
ADI LATE              21 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  30 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            7            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            8            3            

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

.TUESDAY...Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Lows in
the lower 70s. Highs around 80. South winds around 5 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the
upper 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. Northeast winds around 5 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. South winds around 5 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid
60s. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds around 5 mph. 

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For FRANKLIN County, Kentucky
313 AM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018 /213 AM CDT Sun Aug 19 2018/

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Pockets of locally dense fog may reduce visibilities to a half mile
or less in a few spots this morning. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Thunderstorms are possible Monday into Tuesday. A few stronger storms
will produce gusty winds and locally heavy rainfall. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotters should report any high rainfall amounts, flooding, and 
strong wind gusts or damage Monday into Tuesday.

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


7-Day Forecast For FRANKLIN County, KY

TODAY
Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the lower 80s. Light winds becoming northeast up to 5 mph in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. East winds up to 5 mph.

MONDAY
Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds up to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

TUESDAY
Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

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