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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 02:00 UTC ON THURSDAY MAR 23 2017
DAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY
CDT 3HR 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 34° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 65°
TEMP 41° 40° 40° 38° 38° 38° 36° 36° 36° 36° 38° 43° 47° 52° 56° 58° 61° 63° 65° 63° 63°
SKY COVER 27% 32% 37% 42% 42% 42% 43% 47% 52% 53% 55% 57% 59% 55% 51% 47% 55% 64% 72% 68% 63%
Clouds
DEW PT 20° 20° 22° 22° 22° 22° 22° 23° 23° 23° 25° 27° 29° 32° 36° 40° 41° 43° 45° 47° 47°
RH 43% 44% 47% 52% 54% 54% 56% 61% 61% 61% 56% 52% 49% 48% 49% 49% 47% 48% 49% 54% 58%
POP 12HR -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 7
WIND Gust(MPH) 7 7 7 10 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 10 10 10 10 13 15 15 15 15 13
WIND DIR NE NE E E E E E E E E E E SE SE S S S S S S S
DEW -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 37 36 35 34 33 33 32 31 31 31 34 38 47 52 56 58 61 63 65 63 63
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL 36° 35° 35° 33° 34° 34° 31° 31° 31° 31° 34° 39° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS



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 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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 52° -- -- -- -- 70° -- -- -- -- 56° -- -- 68° -- -- 54° 72° -- -- 52° 74° -- -- 52° 70° -- -- 49° 70° --
TEMP 61° 58° 56° 56° 54° 54° 54° 54° 52° 52° 52° 54° 54° 54° 56° 58° 68° 70° 65° 58° 58° 58° 58° 63° 67° 68° 65° 56° 54° 70° 67° 56° 52° 72° 67° 58° 52° 67° 63° 54° 49° 67° 67°
SKY COVER 75% 68% 54% 48% 46% 44% 43% 45% 50% 52% 56% 65% 69% 71% 75% 77% 82% 67% 80% 69% 83% 82% 97% 96% 94% 90% 95% 76% 60% 50% 41% 31% 64% 77% 78% 81% 62% 61% 47% 48% 52% 36% 34%
Clouds
DEW PT 49° 49° 49° 49° 47° 47° 47° 47° 45° 47° 47° 47° 49° 49° 49° 52° 54° 54° 54° 54° 54° 54° 52° 56° 56° 56° 54° 54° 52° 52° 52° 52° 49° 56° 56° 54° 52° 54° 52° 49° 47° 50° 49°
RH 64% 69% 74% 77% 77% 77% 77% 76% 77% 79% 79% 80% 83% 80% 77% 77% 59% 58% 65% 83% 83% 86% 83% 75% 65% 62% 69% 89% 96% 54% 58% 86% 92% 59% 68% 86% 96% 61% 67% 83% 92% 54% 54%
POP 12HR 5% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3% -- -- -- -- -- 6% -- -- -- 35% -- -- -- 68% -- 90% -- 17% -- 4% -- 60% -- 55% -- 23% -- 29% -- 12%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.02in -- 0.15in -- 0.25in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 7 8 9 13 14 15 15 15 14 14 14 14 14 14 15 15 15 14 14 10 15 15 10 14 15 14 9 7 7 10 6 2 5 7 6 2 5 7 6 5 5 7 7
WIND DIR SE S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S SW SW S S S S S W W NW E SE E SW
HeatIndex 61 58 56 56 54 54 54 54 52 52 52 54 54 54 56 58 68 70 65 58 58 58 58 63 67 68 65 56 54 70 67 56 52 72 67 58 52 67 63 54 49 67 67
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Chance Chance Likely Likely Likely Likely Definite Slight Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- Chance Likely Likely Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance -- -- --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Chance Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance -- -- -- -- -- Chance Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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 HOPKINS County, Kentucky
Issued at 1000 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PADUCAH        CLEAR     47  21  35 NE8       30.35S                  
HENDERSON      CLOUDY    45  18  33 NE14      30.38S                  
OWENSBORO      CLEAR     45  17  32 E13       30.40S                  
HOPKINSVILLE   PTCLDY    44  23  42 NE8       30.35R                  
BOWLING GREEN  PTCLDY    42  21  43 NE8       30.39R                  
GLASGOW        CLEAR     41  21  44 NE8       30.39R                  


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: Wed Mar 22 22:05:01 EDT 2017

Precip Type           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
Chance Precip (%)     0            0            0            0            
High Temperature(F)                62-66                     68-72        
Minimum RH(%)                      40-45                     49-54        
Low Temperature(F)    32-36                     50-54                     
Maximum RH(%)         65-70                     82-87                     
Temp (24h Trend)      33 (-8)      65 (+10)     52           71           
RH % (24h Trend)      68 (-1)      43 (+14)     85           52           
20FTWND-AM(MPH)                    SE 4-8                    S 12-16 G27  
20FTWND-PM(MPH)       NE 4-8       S 7-11 G18   S 9-13 G25   S 12-16 G27  
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
Precip Duration                                                           
Precip Begin                                                              
Precip End                                                                
1700'Mix Hgt Temp                  58                        60           
Mixing Hgt(FT-AGL)                 4100                      3900         
Transport Wind (KTS)               S 14                      S 18         
Transport Wind (M/S)               S  7                      S  9         
Vent Rate (M/S-M)                  8708                      10674        
Dispersion Index                   Fair to Good              Good         
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          4            3            2            2            
Stability(DSI)        N/A          STBL         N/A          SLGT UNSTBL  

Remarks...None.

.Forecast for days 3 through 7...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Rain showers likely and chance of thunderstorms.
Highs in the upper 60s. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to
around 30 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Rain showers and chance of thunderstorms. Lows
in the mid 50s. South winds 5 to 15 mph. 
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of rain showers.
Highs in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds
5 to 10 mph. 
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds
around 5 mph. 
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of rain showers.
Highs in the upper 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain
showers. Lows around 50. North winds around 5 mph shifting to the
east after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Southeast
winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southwest in the afternoon. 

SPC's Fire Weather Web Tool (Excellent!), SPC's Fire Weather Outlooks, NWS Fire Weather WEB, Fire Danger Class Map,
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 HOPKINS County, Kentucky
306 AM CDT Wed Mar 22 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday

Thunderstorm chances return to the forecast for the periods Friday
night through Saturday night, and again on Monday. Strong storms
cannot be ruled out.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotters should stay tuned to the latest forecasts and updates for
activation needs.

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 mid 30s. East winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds around 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

SATURDAY
Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 70. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Showers and a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers in the morning. Highs in the lower 70s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs around 70.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows around 50.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

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