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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 18:00 UTC ON MONDAY APR 15 2024
DAY MONDAY
CDT 3HR 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- 83°
TEMP 83° 83° 83° 83° 81°
SKY COVER 38% 56% 59% 61% 63%
Clouds
DEW PT 63° 61° 61° 61° 61°
RH 50% 48% 49% 49% 50%
POP 12HR -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 7 8 8 7 7
WIND Gust(MPH) 10 13 13 10 8
WIND DIR SW SW SW S S
DEW -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 84 84 83 83 81
Rain Showers -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance
Thunder Storm -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 76.34 76.08 76.21 76.21 74.89



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 11P MIDN 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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 63° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 81° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 65° -- -- 81° -- -- 52° 77° -- -- 56° 74° -- -- 52° 65° -- -- 45° 61° --
TEMP 77° 74° 72° 72° 70° 68° 67° 67° 67° 65° 65° 65° 63° 67° 68° 72° 74° 76° 79° 79° 79° 79° 79° 76° 76° 74° 72° 72° 70° 70° 68° 65° 65° 70° 77° 79° 74° 61° 56° 74° 72° 61° 58° 70° 67° 58° 54° 61° 59° 50° 47° 58° 56°
SKY COVER 64% 85% 80% 84% 86% 82% 79% 80% 84% 89% 92% 93% 87% 83% 79% 75% 64% 53% 42% 51% 59% 68% 74% 80% 75% 72% 69% 66% 69% 73% 76% 75% 79% 57% 57% 57% 20% 3% 7% 32% 32% 50% 67% 65% 75% 76% 73% 74% 73% 64% 57% 50% 36%
Clouds
DEW PT 61° 61° 61° 61° 61° 59° 58° 58° 58° 58° 58° 58° 58° 58° 59° 59° 59° 58° 58° 56° 54° 54° 54° 54° 54° 54° 54° 56° 56° 58° 58° 61° 61° 63° 63° 59° 58° 54° 50° 50° 52° 52° 52° 52° 50° 49° 47° 45° 41° 40° 38° 36° 36°
RH 58% 62% 65% 68% 70% 72% 72% 72% 72% 75% 77% 78% 80% 75% 73% 65% 59% 54% 48% 45% 42% 41% 41% 44% 45% 49% 53% 57% 61% 65% 70% 83% 83% 79% 60% 52% 55% 74% 83% 44% 51% 74% 80% 53% 56% 72% 76% 55% 51% 68% 70% 43% 47%
POP 12HR 16% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 22% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 14% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 86% -- -- -- 53% -- 15% -- 9% -- 44% -- 37% -- 44% -- 35% -- 26% -- 14%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.01in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.14in -- 0.13in -- 0.00in -- 0.10in 0.00in 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in 0in 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 6 6 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 7 7 8 9 10 13 13 14 15 15 15 15 14 14 15 15 16 16 16 16 15 14 17 17 17 15 7 6 8 7 8 9 13 9 8 9 14 10 9 9 13 9
WIND DIR S S S S S S S S S S SE S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S SW SW SW W NW NW NW E E N N N N N N N N N N N
HeatIndex 77 74 72 72 70 68 67 67 67 65 65 65 63 67 68 72 74 76 79 79 79 79 79 76 76 74 72 72 70 70 68 65 65 70 77 79 74 61 56 74 72 61 58 70 67 58 54 61 59 50 42 58 56
Rain Showers Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Definite Definite Definite Definite Definite Definite Definite Definite Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance -- -- --
Thunder Storm Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 72.80 70.82 69.46 69.68 68.15 66.58 65.74 65.74 65.74 64.15 64.22 64.25 62.54 65.87 66.63 69.46 70.57 71.65 73.22 72.89 72.56 72.45 72.45 70.70 70.80 69.74 68.59 68.88 67.60 67.84 66.48 64.42 64.42 68.71 73.00 73.67 70.24 60.69 56.26 69.32 68.44 60.69 58.09 67.10 65.02 58.12 54.63 60.46 58.95 51.55 48.95 58.25 56.82

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For HOPKINS County, Kentucky
Issued at 200 PM EDT MON APR 15 2024
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PADUCAH        SUNNY     81  63  54 S7        29.94F                  
HENDERSON      SUNNY     83  63  50 VRB6      29.94F                  
OWENSBORO      SUNNY     81  65  58 VRB7      29.95S                  
HOPKINSVILLE   SUNNY     82  63  51 SW9       29.95S                  
BOWLING GREEN  SUNNY     81  64  56 SW10      29.97F                  
GLASGOW        SUNNY     79  64  60 SW6       29.98F                  


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 Apr 15 14:05:02 EDT 2024

Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Showers      
Chance Precip (%)     20           30           20           
High Temperature(F)   80-84                     78-82        
Minimum RH(%)         46-51                     41-46        
Low Temperature(F)                 61-65                     
Maximum RH(%)                      77-82                     
Temp (24h trend)      83 (+1)      63 (+1)      81           
RH % (24h trend)      49 (+22)     80 (-5)      44           
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  SW 4-8       Lgt/Var      S 7-11 G24   
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   SW 4-8       Lgt/Var      S 9-13 G27   
Precip Amount         0.00         0.01         0.00         
Precip Duration       1            1            1            
Precip Begin          1 PM         Continuing   1 PM         
Precip End            Continuing   7 AM         Continuing   
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl) 1480                      1420         
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)4850                      4650         
1700'Mix Hgt Temp     72                        74           
Transport Wnd (kts)   SW 11                     S 22         
Transport Wnd (m/s)   SW  6                     S 11         
Vent Rate (m/s-m)     8880                      15620        
Dispersion Index      Good                      Very Good    
LAL                   2            2            2            
Haines Index          3            4            5            
DSI                   SLGT UNSTBL               SLGT UNSTBL  

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Showers and a chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the
mid 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds around 15 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
70s. North winds around 5 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper
50s. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Cooler. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid
60s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the lower 60s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. 

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For HOPKINS County, Kentucky
249 AM CDT Mon Apr 15 2024 /349 AM EDT Mon Apr 15 2024/

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

A few thunderstorms may form along the Interstate 64 corridor and
slightly south late this afternoon into tonight. The strongest storms
may briefly become capable of damaging wind gusts and large hail.


 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

Thunderstorms will be possible once again Tuesday night into
Wednesday morning. Isolated tornadoes, damaging wind, and large hail
may become a threat with these storms. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotters are encouraged to report any significant weather tonight and
continue to monitor updates for activation 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

THIS AFTERNOON
Partly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Near steady temperature in the lower 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

WEDNESDAY
A chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

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