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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 01:00 UTC ON SUNDAY AUG 18 2019
DAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
CDT 3HR 9P 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 72° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 94°
TEMP 83° 79° 79° 77° 76° 76° 74° 74° 74° 72° 74° 77° 81° 86° 90° 92° 92° 94° 94° 94° 92° 90°
SKY COVER 23% 20% 21% 17% 17% 14% 12% 12% 11% 15% 13% 17% 13% 11% 26% 25% 32% 40% 29% 47% 39% 57%
Clouds
DEW PT 70° 70° 70° 70° 68° 68° 67° 67° 67° 67° 68° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 68° 68° 68° 70° 70°
RH 66% 71% 73% 76% 76% 78% 79% 82% 78% 84% 84% 76% 66% 59% 52% 49% 47% 44% 44% 44% 48% 51%
POP 12HR -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 5% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 5 5 5 6 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 7 7
WIND Gust(MPH) 7 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 8 10 13 13 14 14 15 15 14 10
WIND DIR S S S S S S S S S S S S S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
DEW -- Lgt Dew Lgt Dew Lgt Dew Lgt Dew Lgt Dew Lgt Dew Lgt Dew Lgt Dew Lgt Dew -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 87 83 79 77 76 76 74 74 74 72 74 77 85 92 95 97 99 99 99 99 97 95
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 78.47 75.78 76.00 74.60 73.73 73.92 72.24 72.50 72.16 70.84 72.66 74.60 76.85 79.87 81.76 82.69 82.32 83.16 83.16 83.16 82.50 81.59



DAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
CDT 6HR 7P 8P 9P 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 10A 1P 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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 70° -- -- -- 92° -- -- -- -- 72° -- -- 92° -- -- 72° 90° -- -- 68° 85° -- -- 63° 85° -- -- 63° 86° --
TEMP 86° 83° 81° 79° 76° 76° 74° 74° 74° 72° 72° 70° 72° 76° 83° 90° 92° 86° 79° 76° 74° 74° 85° 92° 92° 85° 74° 72° 90° 83° 70° 70° 83° 79° 65° 63° 83° 79° 65° 65° 85° 79°
SKY COVER 53% 53% 56% 65% 47% 44% 40% 20% 39% 36% 29% 32% 35% 35% 34% 32% 36% 44% 35% 27% 29% 28% 19% 25% 35% 36% 28% 46% 63% 64% 58% 70% 65% 36% 37% 27% 40% 45% 49% 54% 42% 37%
Clouds
DEW PT 70° 70° 72° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 72° 72° 70° 74° 74° 72° 72° 72° 74° 74° 72° 74° 74° 72° 74° 76° 70° 70° 72° 68° 65° 63° 65° 65° 65° 63° 67° 70°
RH 59% 65% 74% 76% 81% 84% 87% 86% 87% 90% 93% 96% 93% 84% 67% 54% 48% 65% 84% 90% 96% 96% 69% 55% 54% 69% 100% 99% 59% 76% 99% 100% 70% 71% 96% 99% 54% 64% 96% 96% 56% 71%
POP 12HR 14% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 5% -- -- -- -- 12% -- -- -- 8% -- -- -- 13% -- 13% -- 46% -- 43% -- 29% -- 11% -- 14% -- 8% -- 14%
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) 5 5 5 2 2 2 5 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 1 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 0
WIND DIR SW SW S SW S S S SW S S S SW SW SW SW SW SW W S SW N N SW SW SW SW SW SW SW NW W N N N NE E NE NE E E E E
HeatIndex 92 88 85 79 76 76 74 74 74 72 72 70 72 76 89 98 100 95 79 76 74 74 92 102 100 95 74 72 99 92 70 70 88 79 65 63 86 79 65 65 88 83
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 79.87 78.34 77.83 76.33 74.20 74.49 72.91 72.83 72.91 71.27 71.49 69.75 71.49 74.49 78.61 82.11 82.50 80.76 77.22 75.05 73.67 73.67 80.53 83.78 83.60 80.53 74.00 71.93 82.96 79.81 69.94 70.00 79.01 75.78 64.86 62.98 76.88 75.00 64.86 64.86 78.66 75.78

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 HOPKINS County, Kentucky
Issued at 900 PM EDT SAT AUG 17 2019
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PADUCAH        FAIR      84  71  65 SW5       29.90R                  
HENDERSON      FAIR      82  75  79 S6        29.90S                  
OWENSBORO      FAIR      83  75  77 SE9       29.91S HX  90           
HOPKINSVILLE   FAIR      87  69  53 SE8       29.92S HX  91           
BOWLING GREEN  FAIR      87  69  54 S6        29.95R HX  91           
GLASGOW        FAIR      81  70  68 CALM      29.96S                  


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: Sat Aug 17 21:05:01 EDT 2019

Precip Type           None         None         None         None         
Chance Precip (%)     0            10           10           20           
High Temperature(F)                91-95                     91-95        
Minimum RH(%)                      42-47                     46-51        
Low Temperature(F)    67-71                     69-73                     
Maximum RH(%)         91-96                     93-98                     
Temp (24h Trend)      69 (+1)      94 (+2)      71           94           
RH % (24h Trend)      94 (-5)      45 (-9)      96           49           
20FTWND-AM(MPH)                    SW 3-7                    Lgt/Var      
20FTWND-PM(MPH)       Lgt/Var      SW 5-9 G17   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
Precip Duration                    0            0            0            
Precip Begin                                                              
Precip End                                                                
1700'Mix Hgt Temp                  88                        87           
Mixing Hgt(FT-AGL)                 7276                      6936         
Transport Wind (KTS)               SW 11                     SW  6        
Transport Wind (M/S)               SW  6                     SW  3        
Vent Rate (M/S-M)                  12575                     6539         
Dispersion Index                   Good                      Fair to Good 
LAL                   1            2            1            2            
Haines Index          4            4            4            4            
Stability(DSI)        N/A          MOD UNSTBL   N/A          SLGT UNSTBL  

Remarks...None.

.Forecast for days 3 through 7...

.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest
winds around 5 mph in the evening becoming light. 
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds
around 5 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Light Winds
becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. West winds around 5 mph.
Gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Northwest winds around
5 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. North winds around 5 mph. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Northeast
winds around 5 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast winds around
5 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. East winds
around 5 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds around
5 mph. 

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For HOPKINS County, Kentucky
512 PM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019

 DAY ONE  Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday

Storm chances will occur almost daily, especially during the 
heat of the day. The best chance for storms, including stronger 
storms, will be Wednesday, as a cold front makes its way across the 
region. Primary storm hazards will be lightning, heavy rain, and 
gusty winds.

Peak heat index readings of 100 to 105 are forecast for all or
part of the area each afternoon from Sunday through Tuesday, and
possibly into Wednesday as well. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

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


7-Day Forecast For HOPKINS County, KY

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds around 5 mph in the evening becoming calm after midnight.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 90s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Highest heat index readings around 101.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds around 5 mph in the evening becoming calm after midnight.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 90s. Southwest winds 5 mph. Highest heat index readings around 104.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 mph in the evening becoming calm after midnight.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 90s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

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