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

ISSUED AT 09:00 UTC ON THURSDAY MAY 23 2019
DAY THURSDAY
CDT 3HR 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P
MAX/MIN -- -- 74° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 88°
TEMP 74° 74° 74° 76° 79° 81° 83° 85° 88° 88° 88° 88° 86° 86°
SKY COVER 62% 60% 65% 62% 61% 61% 63% 61% 59% 55% 52% 49% 42% 32%
Clouds
DEW PT 67° 67° 67° 68° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70°
RH 79% 79% 79% 79% 73% 71% 65% 60% 57% 56% 55% 55% 57% 56%
POP 12HR -- -- 18% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- 0.01in -- -- -- -- -- 0.02in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 7 7 7 7 8 9 10 10 10 10 9 8 7 7
WIND Gust(MPH) 8 8 8 10 13 15 15 15 15 15 14 13 10 8
WIND DIR S S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
DEW Lgt Dew Lgt Dew Lgt Dew Lgt Dew Lgt Dew -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 74 74 74 76 79 85 88 91 94 94 93 93 92 92
Rain Showers -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Thunder Storm -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 72.24 72.24 72.24 74.01 76.00 77.46 78.34 79.24 81.09 80.93 80.77 80.77 79.57 79.42



DAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY
CDT 6HR 7P 8P 9P 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 68° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 90° -- -- -- -- 70° -- -- 90° -- -- 68° 88° -- -- 67° 88° -- -- 67° 88° -- -- 70° 85° --
TEMP 85° 83° 81° 79° 76° 74° 72° 70° 70° 68° 68° 68° 70° 74° 77° 81° 85° 86° 88° 88° 90° 90° 85° 76° 72° 70° 70° 83° 88° 90° 85° 72° 70° 86° 83° 72° 68° 85° 81° 72° 70° 88° 83° 74° 70° 85° 81°
SKY COVER 25% 25% 26% 26% 21% 16% 11% 13% 15% 17% 15% 13% 11% 10% 10% 9% 14% 20% 25% 28% 30% 33% 22% 19% 19% 21% 22% 13% 25% 19% 19% 22% 25% 49% 61% 56% 64% 65% 60% 39% 37% 28% 23% 46% 54% 57% 47%
Clouds
DEW PT 70° 70° 68° 68° 68° 67° 67° 67° 65° 65° 65° 65° 65° 65° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 65° 65° 67° 67° 67° 65° 67° 67° 65° 65° 67° 63° 65° 65° 67° 65° 65° 67° 67° 65° 65° 65° 65° 65° 65° 63° 63°
RH 60% 64% 67% 71% 78% 81% 83% 87% 87% 87% 87% 86% 86% 75% 68% 60% 55% 51% 50% 48% 45% 45% 55% 71% 81% 84% 87% 58% 46% 44% 54% 73% 84% 49% 57% 81% 90% 54% 60% 78% 86% 46% 53% 74% 86% 49% 56%
POP 12HR 17% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 5% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 6% -- -- -- 5% -- -- -- 5% -- 3% -- 7% -- 6% -- 15% -- 3% -- 6% -- 12% -- 20%
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) 6 6 5 5 5 2 2 2 2 2 2 5 5 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 5 5 6 6 8 10 10 7 6 5 8 7 2 5 7 7 6 7 13 9 8 9 14 9
WIND DIR SW SW SW S S S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW S S S S S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW S S SW SW SW SW SW SW
HeatIndex 89 87 84 79 76 74 72 70 70 68 68 68 70 74 77 84 87 89 91 92 92 92 89 76 72 70 70 85 89 92 87 72 70 89 86 72 68 87 84 72 70 89 85 74 70 86 82
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 79.24 78.21 76.97 75.78 73.92 72.41 70.77 69.20 69.20 67.34 67.34 67.29 69.14 71.91 73.80 76.12 78.52 78.67 79.97 79.65 80.56 80.56 78.52 73.26 70.62 69.01 69.20 77.41 79.33 80.39 78.37 70.04 69.01 78.37 77.28 70.62 67.49 78.37 76.12 70.40 69.14 79.33 76.74 71.83 69.14 77.65 75.63

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For HOPKINS County, Kentucky
Issued at 500 AM EDT THU MAY 23 2019
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PADUCAH        MOCLDY    77  68  73 S7        30.04R                  
HENDERSON      FAIR      73  68  84 S8        30.04R                  
OWENSBORO      FAIR      73  67  81 S7        30.06R                  
HOPKINSVILLE   FAIR      74  66  75 S6        30.08R                  
BOWLING GREEN  FAIR      72  57  59 S5        30.10R                  
GLASGOW        FAIR      70  56  62 CALM      30.11R                  


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 HOPKINS County, KY
Provided by the National Weather Service:

Issued at: Thu May 23 05:07:24 EDT 2019

Precip Type           None         None         None         
Chance Precip (%)     20           10           10           
High Temperature(F)   85-89                     87-91        
Minimum RH(%)         47-52                     40-45        
Low Temperature(F)                 65-69                     
Maximum RH(%)                      93-98                     
Temp (24h Trend)      88 (+5)      67 (-5)      90           
RH % (24h Trend)      50 (-13)     96 (+3)      43           
20FTWND-AM(MPH)       SW 7-11 G18               SW 4-8       
20FTWND-PM(MPH)       SW 8-12 G19  Lgt/Var      SW 6-10      
Precip Amount         0.01         0.00         0.00         
Precip Duration       0            0            0            
Precip Begin          7 AM                                   
Precip End            9 AM                                   
1700'Mix Hgt Temp     82                        84           
Mixing Hgt(FT-AGL)    5200                      7400         
Transport Wind (KTS)  SW 19                     SW 10        
Transport Wind (M/S)  SW 10                     SW  5        
Vent Rate (M/S-M)     15645                     11661        
Dispersion Index      Good                      Good         
LAL                   2            1            1            
Haines Index          3            3            3            
Stability(DSI)        SLGT UNSTBL  N/A          MOD UNSTBL   

Remarks...None.

.Forecast for days 3 through 7...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds
around 5 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 5 to
15 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds 10 to
20 mph. 

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For HOPKINS County, Kentucky
359 AM CDT Thu May 23 2019

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

A small chance of thunderstorms is forecast today and tonight. 
The best chance of storms will be along and north of Interstate 
64, in southern Illinois and southwest Indiana. There is a 
marginal risk a storm may become severe, with damaging winds and 
large hail as the primary severe weather hazards. Otherwise, 
locally heavy rain and lightning will be the primary storm 
hazards.

Refer to the latest river flood warnings and statements for
details on area river flooding.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday

There is an almost daily chance of thunderstorms during the period
from Saturday to Wednesday, with the main chance being during the
heat of the day. While an isolated strong storm capable of
producing gusty winds and hail cannot be ruled out, most storms
will have locally heavy rain and lightning as their primary
hazards.

Detailed information on area river flooding can be found on the
latest updated river flood warnings and statements.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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


7-Day Forecast For HOPKINS County, KY

TODAY
Partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

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

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 90. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 70. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 90. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny. A 30 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.

MEMORIAL DAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s.

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