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

ISSUED AT 05:00 UTC ON WEDNESDAY DEC 19 2018
DAY WEDNESDAY
EDT 3HR 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- -- -- 29° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 56°
TEMP 29° 29° 29° 29° 29° 29° 29° 31° 36° 40° 45° 49° 54° 56° 56° 56° 54° 50°
SKY COVER 5% 15% 22% 31% 27% 18% 13% 10% 9% 6% 8% 9% 13% 18% 23% 28% 36% 45%
Clouds
DEW PT 29° 29° 29° 29° 29° 27° 29° 29° 31° 34° 34° 34° 38° 38° 38° 40° 38° 36°
RH 96% 100% 95% 96% 96% 95% 95% 88% 85% 75% 64% 56% 56% 52% 50% 54% 56% 58%
POP 12HR -- -- -- -- -- -- 0% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 5 5 6 5 5 2 2 1
WIND Gust(MPH) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 6 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 2
WIND DIR SE SE S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
DEW Frost Frost Frost Frost Frost Frost Frost Frost Frost Patchy Frost -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 31 36 38 45 49 54 56 56 56 54 50
Snow -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Rain -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 43° -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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 10A 11A NOON 1P 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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 40° -- -- -- -- -- -- 49° -- -- -- -- 40° -- -- 40° -- -- 29° 41° -- -- 29° 45° -- -- 29° 45° -- -- 31° 49° --
TEMP 49° 47° 45° 45° 43° 43° 41° 41° 41° 41° 41° 40° 40° 41° 45° 47° 47° 49° 49° 49° 47° 45° 43° 43° 40° 40° 40° 38° 36° 32° 31° 40° 36° 29° 31° 43° 38° 31° 29° 45° 38° 31° 32° 45° 41°
SKY COVER 53% 56% 60% 63% 75% 87% 99% 100% 100% 100% 97% 94% 91% 91% 91% 90% 92% 96% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 98% 81% 67% 33% 23% 35% 49% 59% 49% 31% 29% 32% 26% 29% 45% 53% 60%
Clouds
DEW PT 36° 36° 36° 36° 36° 36° 36° 36° 38° 38° 38° 38° 38° 38° 40° 40° 41° 41° 43° 43° 45° 43° 43° 41° 40° 40° 38° 36° 34° 29° 25° 27° 27° 27° 27° 34° 34° 29° 27° 27° 27° 25° 27° 36° 36°
RH 62% 68% 71% 73% 76% 78% 82% 82% 85% 85% 85% 88% 88% 88% 82% 79% 79% 76% 77% 79% 93% 92% 96% 96% 100% 99% 96% 96% 92% 85% 81% 56% 72% 87% 88% 67% 82% 91% 92% 51% 66% 81% 81% 70% 82%
POP 12HR 0% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 34% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 93% -- -- -- 96% -- -- -- 94% -- 74% -- 6% -- 3% -- 11% -- 10% -- 4% -- 8% -- 23%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.04in -- 0.28in -- 0.33in -- 0.26in -- 0.28in -- 0.13in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 5 5 6 6 5 5 6 7 7 9 9 10 10 8 7 7 6 5 5 7 7 5 2 5 2 2 5 7 6
WIND DIR S S S S S S S S S S S SE E E E E E E E NE NE N N N N NW NW NW NW W W W SW S S W W W W SW E SE S SW S
HeatIndex 49 47 45 43 42 43 40 40 40 41 41 38 38 40 43 47 47 49 49 49 47 45 40 38 35 33 33 30 27 25 23 36 31 25 26 39 34 27 25 42 35 27 28 45 38
Snow -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Rain -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Likely Likely Likely Definite Definite Definite Definite Definite Definite Definite Definite Definite Likely -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 43° 39° 39° 35° 34° 34° 31° 29° 25° 25° 35° 31° 24° 26° 39° 33° 26° -- 43° -- -- 28° 41° 37°
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For LAUREL County, Kentucky
Issued at 1200 AM EST WED DEC 19 2018
...EASTERN KENTUCKY...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
JACKSON          N/A     35  25  66 NE3       30.11F                  
LONDON           N/A     31  29  92 CALM      30.11S                  
SOMERSET*        N/A     30  30 100 CALM      30.13F                  
MONTICELLO*      N/A     24  21  88 CALM      30.12F                  
WILLIAMSBURG*    N/A     30  30 100 CALM      30.11F                  
MIDDLESBORO*     N/A     29  29 100 CALM      30.12F                  
HARLAN APT*      N/A     32  30  92 CALM      30.11S                  
PIKE CO APT*     N/A     34  26  72 CALM      30.11S                  
BIG SANDY APT*   N/A     33  27  80 CALM      30.12F                  
MOREHEAD APT*    N/A     34  25  69 CALM      30.13F                  
ASHLAND*         N/A     26  23  88 CALM      30.16S                  


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 LAUREL County, KY
Provided by the National Weather Service:

Issued at: Wed Dec 19 00:05:01 EST 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Wed          

Cloud Cover           MClear       MClear       MClear       
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            
Precip type           None         None         None         
Temp (24H TREND)      47-50 (-1)   25-32 (+5)   56-59        
Rh % (24H TREND)      47-50 (-2)   85-100 (+1)  41-46        
20ftwnd-AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   S 2-6        
20ftwnd-PM(mph)       NE 2-6       Lgt/Var      S 2-6        
Precip duration                                              
Precip begin                                                 
Precip end                                                   
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         
LAL                   1            1            1            
Haines Index (MID)    4                         5            
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    1600                      1800         
Transport wnd (mph)   E  7                      SW 13        
Vent rate (kt-ft)     8929                      19240        
ADI Early             12 Poor      4 Very Poor  25 Fair      
ADI Late              13 Gen Poor  14 Gen Poor  28 Fair      
Max LVORI Early       7            6            5            
Max LVORI Late        3            6            3            

REMARKS...RANGES OF MIN T EXCEEDING 8 DEGREES & RANGES OF MAX RH        
EXCEEDING 10% INDICATE THE LIKELIHOOD OF THERMAL BELTS. ADI IS        
ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS. DISPERSION INDEX IS        
MAGNITUDE OF VENT RATE DIVIDED BY 1000.


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Hazardous Weather Outlook For LAUREL County, Kentucky
345 PM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday.

Heavy rain is expected Thursday and Friday. This could lead to a 
period of high water along streams and rivers.

Some light accumulating snow is possible Friday night, mainly in 
the higher terrain closer to the Virginia border.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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


7-Day Forecast For LAUREL County, KY

REST OF TONIGHT
Clear. Areas of valley fog. Lows in the upper 20s. Light winds.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Light winds.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain late. A chance of rain near dawn. Lows in the lower 40s. Light winds. Chance of rain 40 percent.

THURSDAY
Rain. Highs around 50. Light winds. Chance of rain 90 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Rain. Lows in the lower 40s. Light winds. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

FRIDAY
Rain. Highs in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 90 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with rain likely and a chance of snow. Lows around 30. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 30.

CHRISTMAS DAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of rain or snow. Highs in the upper 40s.

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