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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 15:00 UTC ON MONDAY AUG 21 2017
DAY MONDAY
CDT 3HR 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 92°
TEMP 88° 88° 88° 90° 92° 92° 90° 88°
SKY COVER 41% 16% 15% 35% 5% 42% 54% 100%
Clouds
DEW PT 68° 68° 68° 67° 67° 67° 67° 65°
RH 51% 51% 51% 48% 43% 42% 46% 46%
POP 12HR -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 5 5 6 2 5 5 6 6
WIND Gust(MPH) 7 7 7 5 6 6 7 7
WIND DIR SW S S S S S S S
DEW -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 93 93 93 94 96 96 94 91
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 80.13 80.13 80.13 81.08 81.59 81.41 80.73 79.33



DAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
CDT 6HR 7P 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 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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 74° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 88° -- -- -- -- -- -- 67° -- -- 81° -- -- 58° 81° -- -- 56° 81° -- -- 58° 83° -- -- 61° 83° --
TEMP 85° 83° 79° 77° 76° 76° 76° 76° 74° 74° 74° 74° 74° 77° 81° 83° 86° 88° 88° 88° 88° 88° 85° 83° 79° 77° 76° 74° 72° 70° 67° 74° 81° 81° 76° 63° 59° 79° 74° 63° 59° 79° 76° 63° 61° 81° 76° 65° 63° 83° 77°
SKY COVER 59% 51% 44% 25% 23% 25% 26% 26% 27% 30% 35% 39% 44% 45% 47% 53% 54% 67% 85% 85% 85% 95% 95% 95% 86% 84% 79% 77% 77% 77% 73% 44% 38% 20% 22% 12% 7% 10% 4% 4% 10% 18% 22% 24% 33% 31% 21% 29% 45% 43% 47%
Clouds
DEW PT 67° 67° 67° 68° 68° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 68° 68° 70° 70° 72° 74° 74° 72° 72° 72° 74° 74° 74° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 70° 70° 67° 65° 61° 61° 59° 56° 56° 56° 56° 56° 56° 56° 58° 56° 56° 59° 61° 59° 61° 63° 63°
RH 54% 58% 67% 73% 76% 81% 81% 82% 84% 84% 84% 84% 84% 78% 73% 72% 65% 61% 59% 59% 61% 63% 67% 71% 78% 84% 87% 93% 93% 96% 96% 73% 52% 50% 56% 81% 87% 46% 53% 77% 86% 44% 52% 78% 84% 47% 57% 81% 89% 50% 62%
POP 12HR 5% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 15% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 75% -- -- -- -- -- 45% -- -- -- 0% -- 0% -- 1% -- 1% -- 1% -- 2% -- 4% -- 2% -- 5%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.01in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.02in -- -- -- -- -- 0.25in -- -- -- 0.08in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 1 1 1 2 2 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 7 7 8 9 9 9 9 9 8 7 7 7 6 5 2 2 5 6 7 7 7 6 5 5 7 7 5 5 7 6 5 5 7 5 2 2 6 5
WIND DIR S S S S S S S S S S S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW W W W W W W W W W NW N N N N N N N NE NE N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE E E SE SE
HeatIndex 89 85 82 77 76 76 76 76 74 74 74 74 74 77 85 91 95 95 97 97 98 96 94 88 84 77 76 74 72 70 67 74 82 81 76 63 59 79 74 63 59 80 76 63 61 82 76 65 63 84 77
Rain Showers Isolated -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Scattered Scattered Scattered Numerous Numerous Numerous Widespread Widespread Widespread Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Thunder Storm Isolated -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Scattered Scattered Scattered Numerous Numerous Numerous Widespread Widespread Widespread Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 78.37 77.41 75.33 74.30 73.73 74.20 74.20 74.30 72.66 72.66 72.66 72.66 72.66 74.80 77.70 79.27 80.76 81.74 81.42 81.42 81.74 82.06 80.24 79.14 76.56 75.40 74.77 73.41 71.49 69.75 66.82 71.74 75.14 74.89 71.84 62.56 58.99 73.00 70.07 62.47 58.98 72.78 71.46 62.49 60.81 74.53 71.93 64.35 62.75 76.34 73.20

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For HOPKINS County, Kentucky
Issued at 1100 AM EDT MON AUG 21 2017
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PADUCAH        SUNNY     87  72  60 S6        30.14S HX  93           
HENDERSON      SUNNY     85  71  63 SW7       30.15R HX  90           
OWENSBORO      SUNNY     84  72  67 S6        30.15F                  
HOPKINSVILLE   SUNNY     86  71  60 SW3       30.16S HX  92           
BOWLING GREEN  SUNNY     85  71  63 W5        30.18S HX  90           
GLASGOW        MOSUNNY   85  71  61 CALM      30.18F HX  90           


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: Mon Aug 21 11:05:01 EDT 2017

Precip Type           NONE         NONE         tstms        
Chance Precip (%)     0            0            80           
High Temperature(F)   89-93                     86-90        
Minimum RH(%)         40-45                     52-57        
Low Temperature(F)                 70-74                     
Maximum RH(%)                      93-98                     
Temp (24h Trend)      92 (-1)      72 (+4)      89           
RH % (24h Trend)      43 (+3)      96 (-1)      55           
20FTWND-AM(MPH)       Lgt/Var                   SW 6-10      
20FTWND-PM(MPH)       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      W 7-11       
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.30         
Precip Duration                                 5            
Precip Begin                                    10 AM        
Precip End                                      Continuing   
1700'Mix Hgt Temp     90                        88           
Mixing Hgt(FT-AGL)    8170                      7522         
Transport Wind (KTS)  S  6                      SW 22        
Transport Wind (M/S)  S  3                      SW 11        
Vent Rate (M/S-M)     7470                      25223        
Dispersion Index      Fair to Good              Very Good    
LAL                   1            1            4            
Haines Index          3            3            3            
Stability(DSI)        MOD UNSTBL   N/A          SLGT UNSTBL  

Remarks...None.

.Forecast for days 3 through 7...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. North winds
5 to 10 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. North
winds around 5 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Northeast winds
around 5 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. East
winds around 5 mph. 
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph. 

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For HOPKINS County, Kentucky
451 AM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

Heat index values between 100 and 105 degrees will be possible
across southeast Missouri, Southern Illinois, and the Purchase
area of West Kentucky between Noon and 6 pm CDT.

Scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop near the I-64
corridor in southern Illinois and southwest Indiana, as well as
the foothills of southeast Missouri around 1 pm and work southward
into west Kentucky during the early evening. Another round of
thunderstorms are expected after midnight near the I-64 corridor.

Some of the thunderstorms in southern Illinois and southeast
Missouri may produce isolated wind gusts between 40 to 55 mph 
during the afternoon. Locally heavy rain and lightning will also 
be a hazard with these thunderstorms.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday

The Storm Prediction Center continues outlook a Marginal to 
Slight Risk of Severe Thunderstorms for the entire area for 
Tuesday and Tuesday night. The Slight risk of Severe Thunderstorms
stretches east of a line from Benton Illinois and Benton 
Kentucky, and includes all of southwest Indiana, most of the 
Pennyrile region of west Kentucky, and part of southeast 
Illinois.

Damaging wind and Hail will be the primary hazards Tuesday
afternoon and evening. Locally heavy rain, capable of producing 
isolated flooding, may be possible during the evening.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Skywarn spotter activation may be requested for Tuesday and
Tuesday night. 

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. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds around 5 mph.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds around 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then numerous showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

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

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 50s.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.

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

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.

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

SUNDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.

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