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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 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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 16° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 20°
TEMP 40° 36° 32° 29° 27° 25° 23° 22° 20° 18° 18° 16° 13° 13° 14° 16° 18° 20° 20° 20° 18° 18°
SKY COVER 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 97% 94% 90% 75% 60% 46% 38% 31% 24% 25% 25% 26% 34% 42%
Clouds
DEW PT 36° 32° 31° 27° 23° 22° 20° 18° 16° 13° 13° 11° 11°
RH 88% 88% 92% 91% 84% 84% 84% 84% 80% 80% 80% 83% 87% 84% 79% 76% 67% 61% 59% 58% 64% 63%
POP 12HR -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 93% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- -- -- 0.30in -- -- -- -- -- 0.12in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 1in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 15 17 21 22 21 18 17 17 16 16 15 15 13 13 10 10 10 13 13 10 9 8
WIND Gust(MPH) 21 32 33 38 37 37 33 31 31 29 23 21 17 16 15 15 15 16 16 15 15 13
WIND DIR N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N NW NW NW
DEW -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Freeze --
HeatIndex 31 25 21 16 14 12 9 7 6 4 4 1 0 0 1 2 6 7 8 9 7 6
Snow -- -- Definite Definite Definite Definite Likely Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Rain Definite Definite -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Freezing Rain -- -- Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Ice Pellets -- Slight Chance -- Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL 32° 26° 20° 16° 14° 12° 10°
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° -- -- 40° 47° -- -- 27° 34° -- -- 22° 31° -- -- 16° 29° --
TEMP 16° 14° 13° 13° 11° 11° 11° 11° 11° 16° 22° 25° 18° 18° 20° 20° 22° 32° 45° 47° 41° 45° 47° 41° 36° 29° 27° 34° 32° 29° 22° 31° 25° 20° 16° 29° 27°
SKY COVER 50% 59% 57% 55% 51% 46% 42% 37% 33% 28% 30% 33% 35% 33% 29% 34% 48% 40% 24% 37% 20% 37% 29% 50% 80% 90% 98% 98% 97% 96% 88% 77% 55% 56% 66% 63% 57% 66% 62% 63% 68% 74%
Clouds
DEW PT 11° 18° 25° 29° 29° 38° 40° 38° 31° 27° 25° 25° 25° 25° 20° 20° 16° 13° 13° 18° 18°
RH 70% 66% 69% 76% 80% 79% 79% 83% 83% 83% 83% 83% 79% 91% 76% 51% 50% 61% 67% 59% 67% 59% 56% 47% 49% 59% 79% 76% 89% 81% 92% 88% 66% 72% 81% 91% 60% 68% 76% 84% 63% 68%
POP 12HR 1% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0% -- -- -- -- 0% -- -- -- 2% -- -- -- 6% -- 84% -- 84% -- 46% -- 8% -- 12% -- 10% -- 24% -- 34%
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 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 5 6 7 7 7 7 7 10 13 14 15 16 14 9 8 7 6 7 7 7 8 8 7 7 9 9 8
WIND DIR NW NW NW N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW N N N NE E E E E E SE SE S S S S S SW W W NW NW W W W W W W W SW SW W
HeatIndex 6 6 6 5 4 5 5 4 4 3 2 1 1 3 10 15 19 9 9 11 11 12 24 38 47 34 37 47 36 30 22 21 28 26 22 13 24 17 10 4 19 18
Snow -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance
Rain -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Chance Definite Definite Likely Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Freezing Rain -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Ice Pellets -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 16° 18° 11° 11° 14° 24° 39° -- 33° 38° -- 35° 30° 22° 21° 28° 26° 22° 13° 24° 17° 11° 21° 19°
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 FRANKLIN County, Kentucky
Issued at 800 PM EST SAT JAN 19 2019
...CENTRAL KENTUCKY...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
MT STERLING*   RAIN      50  50 100 CALM      29.41R                  
FLEMING/MASON* LGT RAIN  39  39 100 N15       29.46F WCI  31          
DANVILLE*      DRIZZLE   50  50 100 CALM      29.40R                  
LEXINGTON      LGT RAIN  46  43  89 N13       29.41S                  
FRANKFORT      LGT RAIN  38  36  92 N14G26    29.44R WCI  30          
LOUISVILLE     FLURRIES  36  32  85 N24G37    29.53R WCI  24          
LEBANON*       CLOUDY    41  41 100 NW17G26   29.46R FOG              
GLASGOW*       LGT RAIN  42  40  96 NW13G22   29.47R                  
BOWLING GREEN  CLOUDY    41  37  86 NW13G25   29.53R                  


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: Sat Jan 19 20:05:01 EST 2019


                      Today        Tonight      Sat          

CLOUD COVER           MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy       
PRECIP TYPE           None         Showers      Showers      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            60           100          
TEMP (24H TREND)      41 (-2)      35 (-1)      52           
RH % (24H TREND)      76 (-11)     94 (-6)      73           
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)   Lgt/Var                   E  7         
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   Lgt/Var      E  5         NE  9 G19    
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.10         1.20         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2612                      1022         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  3                      N 16         
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     13060                     19361        
DISPERSION            Poor                      Poor         
DSI                   STBL         STBL         STBL         
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2            
ADI EARLY             13 GEN POOR  11 POOR      20 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              10 POOR      18 GEN POOR  15 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            5            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            5            5            

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

.SUNDAY...Snow showers, rain showers and chance of freezing rain.
Lows around 17. Highs in the lower 20s. North winds around
15 mph. 
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 7. Highs in the mid 20s.
North winds around 5 mph. 
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of rain showers.
Not as cool. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the upper 40s. South
winds 5 to 15 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY...Snow showers with rain showers likely. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the upper 30s. West winds 5 to 15 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow
showers. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid 30s. West winds
5 to 10 mph. 

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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 FRANKLIN County, Kentucky
314 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019 /214 PM CST Sat Jan 19 2019/

 DAY ONE  Tonight

Cold air will filter into the region with temperatures falling 
into the 20s overnight. A band of snow is expected to move through
the region and will bring significant snowfall to southern 
Indiana and parts of Kentucky. The area at most risk for 
significant snowfall will be in areas west of I-65 and north of 
I-64. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories have 
been issued for the outlook area. Please see the Winter Weather 
Message product for more details.

Very hazardous driving conditions are expected late this evening
and into the overnight period.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday

The next weather system to affect the region looks to arrive 
around Wednesday bringing a round of rain and snow to the area.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotters are asked to report precipitation type and snowfall 
amounts tonight and Sunday morning.

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


7-Day Forecast For FRANKLIN County, KY


WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST SUNDAY

TONIGHT
Colder. Rain possibly mixed with snow and sleet in the evening, then snow after midnight. Snow and sleet accumulation around 2 inches. Lows around 15. North winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 40 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

SUNDAY
Colder. Partly cloudy. Highs around 20. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Wind chill readings 2 below to 8 above zero.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 7. Northwest winds up to 10 mph. Wind chill readings 2 below to 8 above zero.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 20s. Northeast winds around 5 mph. Wind chill readings 2 below to 8 above zero.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. East winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Not as cool. Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Not as cool. Rain. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Rain. Highs in the upper 40s. Temperatures falling into the 30s in the afternoon. Chance of rain 80 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of light snow possibly mixed with rain. Lows in the upper 20s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 30s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of light snow. Lows around 16.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of light snow. Highs around 30.

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