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

ISSUED AT 00:00 UTC ON WEDNESDAY AUG 23 2017
DAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY
EDT 3HR 9P 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 65° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 77°
TEMP 76° 74° 74° 72° 72° 70° 70° 70° 70° 68° 67° 67° 67° 67° 68° 70° 72° 74° 76° 77° 76° 74° 72°
SKY COVER 84% 88% 92% 91% 91% 92% 93% 91% 87% 83% 78% 77% 72% 76% 71% 66% 48% 39% 32% 25% 19% 15% 12%
Clouds
DEW PT 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 70° 68° 68° 67° 67° 65° 65° 63° 63° 63° 61° 59° 59° 58° 58° 56° 56° 58°
RH 81% 84% 87% 93% 93% 97% 93% 96% 93% 93% 92% 92% 90% 84% 81% 72% 63% 60% 53% 49% 51% 53% 58%
POP 12HR -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 100% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- -- -- -- 0.34in -- -- -- -- -- 0.08in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 6 6 5 2 2 2 2 5 5 6 5 6 6 6 6 5 6 6 6 6 6 7 6
WIND Gust(MPH) 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 7 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
WIND DIR SW SW SW W W W NW NW N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N
DEW Lgt Dew Mod Dew -- -- -- -- -- -- Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Lgt Dew -- -- -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 76 74 74 72 72 70 70 70 70 68 67 67 67 67 68 70 72 74 76 77 76 74 72
Rain Showers Periods of Periods of Periods of Numerous Numerous Scattered Scattered Scattered Isolated -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Thunder Storm Scattered Scattered Scattered Isolated Isolated -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 74.20 72.66 72.91 71.49 71.49 69.82 69.57 69.75 69.57 67.65 66.64 66.64 66.55 66.28 67.04 68.28 69.31 70.66 71.55 71.89 71.36 70.07 68.95



DAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY
EDT 6HR 8P 9P 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 11A 2P 5P 8P 11P 2A 5A 8A 11A 2P 5P 8P 2A 8A 2P 8P 2A 8A 2P 8P 2A 8A 2P 8P 2A 8A 2P 8P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 58° -- -- 76° -- -- -- -- 56° -- -- 76° -- -- 56° 76° -- -- 59° 77° -- -- 61° 77° -- -- 61° 76° --
TEMP 70° 68° 65° 63° 63° 61° 61° 61° 59° 58° 58° 58° 58° 70° 74° 76° 70° 61° 58° 56° 56° 67° 74° 76° 70° 58° 56° 76° 70° 61° 61° 76° 72° 63° 61° 76° 72° 63° 61° 76° 70°
SKY COVER 8% 8% 9% 9% 10% 14% 15% 15% 15% 15% 17% 21% 23% 27% 31% 20% 9% 10% 12% 14% 17% 24% 30% 24% 18% 24% 52% 43% 40% 45% 65% 55% 55% 62% 70% 68% 73% 73% 74% 71% 69%
Clouds
DEW PT 58° 58° 58° 58° 58° 56° 56° 56° 56° 56° 56° 56° 56° 58° 56° 54° 56° 56° 54° 52° 52° 54° 54° 56° 56° 54° 52° 54° 58° 56° 56° 59° 61° 58° 58° 58° 59° 58° 58° 58° 61°
RH 66% 70% 75% 80% 83% 83% 86% 86% 86% 89% 93% 93% 89% 67% 51% 46% 60% 83% 86% 89% 89% 65% 48% 50% 60% 83% 86% 47% 63% 83% 86% 55% 67% 83% 89% 55% 65% 80% 90% 55% 73%
POP 12HR 0% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0% -- -- -- 1% -- -- -- 2% -- -- -- 1% -- 2% -- 3% -- 8% -- 21% -- 21% -- 20% -- 33% -- 34%
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) 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 5 6 6 5 2 2 2 2 6 7 7 5 2 2 6 5 2 1 6 2 1 1 7 2 2 5 6 5
WIND DIR N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE E E SE E E SE SE E E
HeatIndex 70 68 65 63 63 61 61 61 59 58 58 58 58 70 74 76 70 61 58 56 56 67 74 76 70 58 56 76 70 61 61 76 72 63 61 76 72 63 61 76 70
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 67.91 66.48 64.15 62.54 62.61 60.79 60.83 60.83 58.98 58.05 58.03 58.03 58.05 67.97 69.90 70.89 67.54 60.79 58.06 56.17 56.17 65.42 69.65 71.27 67.54 58.07 56.22 70.99 67.72 60.79 60.83 71.74 69.60 62.61 60.87 71.74 69.46 62.54 60.88 71.74 68.34

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For JACKSON County, Kentucky
Issued at 800 PM EDT TUE AUG 22 2017
SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
JACKSON        CLOUDY    74  72  93 CALM      29.97R                  
LONDON         CLOUDY    79  72  79 SW3       29.96F                  
SOMERSET       MOCLDY    79  68  69 SW5       29.94F                  
MIDDLESBORO    PTCLDY    74  73  96 CALM      29.99S                  
MONTICELLO     CLOUDY    80  72  76 VRB5      29.95F                  


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 JACKSON County, KY
Provided by the National Weather Service:

Issued at: Tue Aug 22 20:05:01 EDT 2017

Whitesburg, Coal Run, Elkhorn City, Pikeville, 
and South Williamson
559 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny becoming mostly cloudy. Isolated 
                    showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
Max Temperature.....84-89. 
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler. 
Min Humidity........50-58 percent. 
   24 hr trend......2 percent wetter. 
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
LAL.................4. 
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume 
                    dominated fire growth. 
Mixing Height.......6600 ft agl. 
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph increasing to southwest 
                    around 15 mph in the afternoon. 
Dispersion Index....89. 
Vent Rate...........Good (88600 knot-ft). 
ADI.................64 increasing to 74 in the afternoon. 
LVORI...............4. 
Prob of precip......30 percent. 
QPF (inches)........0.01 - 0.14 inches. 

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers and thunderstorms 
                    in the evening...then scattered showers and 
                    isolated thunderstorms late.
Min Temperature.....Around 68. 
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler. 
Max Humidity........100 percent. 
   24 hr trend......Unchanged. 
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 5 to 10 mph. 
LAL.................4. 
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume 
                    dominated fire growth. 
ADI.................55 decreasing to 9 late. 
LVORI...............7. 
Prob of precip......80 percent. 
QPF (inches)........0.31 - 0.61 inches. 

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy then becoming mostly sunny. Scattered 
                    showers and isolated thunderstorms in the 
                    morning, then isolated showers in the early
                    afternoon. 
Max Temperature.....74-79. 
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler. 
Min Humidity........52-62 percent. 
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter. 
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds around 5 mph. 
LAL.................3. 
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume 
                    dominated fire growth. 
Mixing Height.......4700 ft agl. 
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph. 
Dispersion Index....29. 
Vent Rate...........Marginal (29100 knot-ft). 
ADI.................29. 
LVORI...............6. 
Prob of precip......40 percent. 
QPF (inches)........0.06 inches. 


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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 JACKSON County, Kentucky
806 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 462 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING  

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of eastern Kentucky.

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Thunderstorms are expected through this evening. Some storms 
could be strong to severe, with damaging winds and heavy rainfall 
the main threats.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday.

Thunderstorms are possible at times from Sunday afternoon through
Monday.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotters are encouraged to report any instances of wind damage or
flooding through this evening.

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


7-Day Forecast For JACKSON County, KY


SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 462 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING

TONIGHT
Periods of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered showers. Some thunderstorms may produce damaging winds in the evening. Lows in the mid 60s. Light winds. Chance of rain 80 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny in the morning then clearing. Highs in the upper 70s. Light winds.

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

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Light winds.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Light winds.

FRIDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

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

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows around 60.

MONDAY
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s.

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

TUESDAY
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s.

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