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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 01:00 UTC ON WEDNESDAY JAN 24 2018
DAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY
EDT 3HR 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 27° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 36°
TEMP 36° 36° 34° 34° 31° 31° 29° 27° 27° 27° 27° 27° 27° 29° 31° 32° 34° 36° 36° 36° 36° 34°
SKY COVER 99% 99% 98% 96% 95% 91% 87% 83% 84% 85% 86% 86% 87% 87% 84% 81% 78% 78% 79% 79% 72% 64%
Clouds
DEW PT 31° 31° 29° 29° 27° 27° 27° 25° 25° 25° 25° 25° 25° 25° 25° 25° 25° 25° 23° 23° 23° 22°
RH 78% 82% 81% 81% 84% 84% 92% 92% 92% 96% 91% 91% 92% 84% 78% 71% 66% 64% 59% 58% 61% 64%
POP 12HR -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 30% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- -- -- 0.01in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 9 9 9 9 8 7 7 7 6 5 5 5 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
WIND Gust(MPH) 16 16 16 16 13 10 9 9 8 7 7 7 8 8 9 9 10 10 10 10 9 9
WIND DIR W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W
DEW -- -- -- -- -- -- Frost Freeze Freeze Freeze Freeze Freeze Freeze Frost Frost Frost Frost -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 29 28 27 25 24 23 22 20 21 21 21 21 20 22 24 26 28 29 30 30 30 27
Snow Showers -- Scattered Isolated Isolated Scattered Scattered Scattered Scattered Scattered Scattered Scattered Scattered Scattered Scattered Scattered Scattered Scattered Scattered Scattered Scattered Scattered Scattered
Rain Showers Scattered -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL 29° 29° 27° 27° 24° 25° 22° 20° 21° 22° 22° 22° 21° 23° 25° 26° 28° 30° 30° 30° 30° 28°
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS



DAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY
EDT 6HR 8P 9P 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 23° -- -- -- 47° -- -- -- -- 29° -- -- 56° -- -- 40° 56° -- -- 43° 50° -- -- 29° 43° -- -- 25° 47° --
TEMP 32° 31° 29° 29° 27° 27° 25° 25° 25° 25° 23° 23° 25° 25° 31° 43° 47° 40° 36° 34° 31° 31° 40° 54° 56° 47° 40° 41° 54° 52° 47° 43° 50° 43° 34° 29° 40° 40° 29° 27° 45° 43°
SKY COVER 57% 52% 46% 40% 38% 37% 35% 40% 45% 51% 46% 42% 38% 36% 30% 10% 3% 2% 2% 2% 5% 6% 5% 9% 7% 17% 42% 69% 80% 89% 90% 77% 63% 65% 56% 50% 34% 36% 22% 29% 28% 25%
Clouds
DEW PT 22° 23° 23° 23° 22° 22° 22° 22° 22° 22° 20° 20° 20° 22° 25° 27° 27° 25° 27° 25° 25° 23° 27° 29° 27° 27° 29° 34° 43° 45° 43° 41° 41° 36° 29° 25° 25° 23° 22° 20° 20° 25°
RH 66% 75% 77% 81% 81% 84% 84% 84% 88% 87% 87% 87% 84% 84% 75% 53% 45% 56% 69% 72% 75% 74% 59% 38% 32% 45% 62% 75% 64% 77% 89% 96% 70% 75% 84% 84% 52% 52% 74% 77% 38% 49%
POP 12HR 14% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 4% -- -- -- -- 2% -- -- -- 2% -- -- -- 2% -- 23% -- 57% -- 61% -- 55% -- 42% -- 11% -- 2% -- 3%
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) 6 5 5 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 6 6 2 2 5 2 2 6 8 7 6 7 7 9 7 6 2 7 6 5 6 8 6 2 2 6 5
WIND DIR W W W W W W W W SW SW SW SW SW SW S SW SW S S S S S S S S S S S S S S SW NW NW NW W NW NW NW SW S S
HeatIndex 27 26 25 25 24 27 25 25 25 25 23 19 20 21 28 39 47 37 33 29 28 27 37 54 56 47 35 37 54 52 47 41 50 39 29 23 35 35 25 23 41 40
Snow Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Chance Chance Likely Likely Likely Chance Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL 27° 26° 24° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 39° -- -- -- 30° -- -- 36° -- -- -- 35° 36° -- -- -- -- -- 39° 30° 23° 35° 36° -- -- 42° 40°
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For JACKSON County, Kentucky
Issued at 800 PM EST TUE JAN 23 2018
SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
JACKSON        CLOUDY    38  29  70 VRB6G21   30.06R WCI  33          
LONDON         CLOUDY    40  30  67 W8        30.09R WCI  34          
SOMERSET       CLOUDY    37  30  75 W13       30.14R WCI  29          
MIDDLESBORO    CLOUDY    42  31  64 NW6       30.09R                  
MONTICELLO     NOT AVBL                                               


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 Jan 23 20:05:01 EST 2018

Clay City, Stanton, Frenchburg, Brodhead, Mount Vernon, McKee, 
Annville, Burnside, Somerset, London, Monticello, Stearns, 
Whitley City, Corbin, Williamsburg, Barbourville, Middlesboro, 
Pineville, Cumberland, Harlan, Sandy Hook, West Liberty, 
Paintsville, Campton, Salyersville, Prestonsburg, Wheelwright, 
Beattyville, Jackson, Hindman, Pippa Passes, Booneville, Hazard, 
Manchester, Hyden, Jenkins, Whitesburg, Inez, Coal Run, 
Elkhorn City, Pikeville, and South Williamson
447 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the 
                    afternoon. 
Max Temperature.....40-45. 
   24 hr trend......22 degrees cooler. 
Min Humidity........55-65 percent. 
   24 hr trend......17 percent wetter. 
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 10 to 15 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume 
                    dominated fire growth. 
Mixing Height.......4600 ft agl. 
Transport Winds.....West 25 to 30 mph. 
Dispersion Index....124. 
Vent Rate...........Excellent (124100 knot-ft). 
ADI.................92 decreasing to 71 in the afternoon. 
LVORI...............3. 
Prob of precip......20 percent. 
QPF (inches)........0.01 inches. 

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A slight chance of rain and snow 
                    showers in the evening, then flurries possible 
                    late. 
Min Temperature.....Around 28. 
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler. 
Max Humidity........92-98 percent. 
   24 hr trend......13 percent wetter. 
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 5 to 15 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume 
                    dominated fire growth. 
ADI.................30. 
LVORI...............5. 
Prob of precip......20 percent. 
QPF (inches)........0.01 inches. 

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Flurries possible early.
                    Sprinkles possible in the afternoon. 
Max Temperature.....36-41. 
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler. 
Min Humidity........51-61 percent. 
   24 hr trend......4 percent drier. 
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 5 to 10 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume 
                    dominated fire growth. 
Mixing Height.......3300 ft agl. 
Transport Winds.....West around 15 mph. 
Dispersion Index....42. 
Vent Rate...........Fair (41800 knot-ft). 
ADI.................39. 
LVORI...............4. 
Prob of precip......10 percent. 
QPF (inches)........None. 


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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
413 PM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Wind gusts as high as 25 to 30 mph are possible through early this
evening. Winds this strong could blow loose objects around and 
cause difficulty driving for high profile vehicles.

Snow showers are possible tonight and a dusting will be possible
on the ridgetops, mainly on grassy surfaces.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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


7-Day Forecast For JACKSON County, KY

REST OF TODAY
Cloudy. Scattered sprinkles in the early afternoon, then scattered rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

TONIGHT
Cloudy. Isolated snow or rain showers in the evening, then scattered flurries late. Lows in the upper 20s. West winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy. Scattered flurries through the day. Scattered sprinkles in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s. Light winds.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Light winds.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Light winds.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows 25 to 30.

FRIDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the upper 50s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 50s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. Lows around 30.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.

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