1st Responders/1st Detectors/Storm Spotters Weather Summary for Laurel County, KY

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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 18:00 UTC ON FRIDAY JAN 17 2020
DAY FRIDAY
EDT 3HR 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- 43°
TEMP 40° 41° 43° 40° 38°
SKY COVER 70% 79% 82% 86% 89%
Clouds
DEW PT 18° 18° 18° 18° 18°
RH 39% 37% 38% 41% 43%
POP 12HR -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 7 7 7 7 7
WIND Gust(MPH) 9 10 9 9 8
WIND DIR E E E E E
DEW -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 35 36 38 36 34
Snow Showers -- -- -- -- --
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL 35° 36° 39° 35° 33°
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS



DAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY
EDT 6HR 8P 9P 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P 8P 9P 10P 11P MIDN 1A 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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 36° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 54° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 22° -- -- 32° -- -- 16° 29° -- -- 16° 34° -- -- 18° 45° -- -- 27° 52° --
TEMP 36° 36° 36° 36° 38° 38° 38° 38° 40° 40° 40° 40° 40° 40° 41° 43° 45° 47° 49° 50° 52° 52° 52° 50° 49° 47° 45° 43° 40° 38° 34° 29° 25° 25° 31° 31° 25° 18° 16° 27° 23° 20° 16° 31° 27° 20° 20° 43° 36° 29° 29° 49° 38°
SKY COVER 91% 93% 93% 93% 91% 90% 90% 92% 95% 98% 97% 95% 94% 95% 97% 98% 99% 100% 99% 97% 95% 92% 96% 93% 95% 93% 90% 84% 74% 62% 54% 60% 54% 61% 32% 30% 25% 18% 39% 38% 34% 33% 21% 15% 13% 14% 15% 32% 63% 71% 70% 60% 65%
Clouds
DEW PT 18° 20° 20° 20° 20° 22° 22° 22° 22° 22° 23° 25° 27° 29° 32° 36° 38° 38° 40° 40° 40° 40° 41° 41° 43° 41° 40° 38° 34° 31° 27° 20° 16° 14° 13° 11° 11° 11° 11° 13° 13° 16° 18° 20° 22° 25°
RH 47% 49% 49% 52% 50% 51% 49% 49% 48% 49% 51% 54% 59% 64% 70% 75% 76% 70% 68% 68% 65% 63% 68% 71% 76% 79% 79% 79% 78% 75% 71% 68% 71% 65% 48% 40% 52% 62% 63% 42% 51% 64% 73% 38% 52% 67% 73% 29% 45% 60% 68% 34% 59%
POP 12HR 5% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 43% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 93% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 24% -- -- -- 9% -- 6% -- 6% -- 4% -- 3% -- 2% -- 1% -- 3% -- 3%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.02in -- -- -- -- -- 0.19in -- -- -- -- -- 0.15in -- -- -- -- -- 0.01in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in 0.00in 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in 0in 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 6 5 5 5 6 7 7 8 9 10 13 13 14 15 15 16 17 17 17 16 15 15 14 14 14 9 9 13 9 9 13 13 8 8 9 7 6 6 5 6 5 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 1
WIND DIR E E E SE SE SE SE S S S S S S S S S S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW W W W W W W W W W W NW NW NW N N N N N N E E S E S S S SE
HeatIndex 32 33 33 33 33 32 33 32 33 32 32 32 32 33 34 35 37 47 49 50 52 52 52 50 49 47 45 37 34 31 26 20 15 15 22 24 19 11 8 20 18 13 16 27 27 20 20 43 36 29 29 49 38
Snow Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Chance Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Likely Likely Likely Likely Definite Definite Definite Definite Likely Likely Chance Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL 31° 32° 32° 32° 34° 33° 33° 32° 34° 34° 33° 33° 32° 32° 33° 35° 38° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 40° 36° 34° 32° 25° 19° 17° 17° 23° 25° 18° 10° 21° 17° 14° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For LAUREL County, Kentucky
Issued at 100 PM EST FRI JAN 17 2020
...EASTERN KENTUCKY...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
JACKSON        FAIR      35  19  52 VRB5      30.62F WCI  31          
6HR MIN TEMP:  24; 6HR MAX TEMP:  35;                                

LONDON         FAIR      35  21  56 E6        30.60F WCI  30          
6HR MIN TEMP:  26; 6HR MAX TEMP:  35;                                

SOMERSET*      FAIR      36  19  51 NE8       30.61F WCI  29          
MONTICELLO*    FAIR      38  20  48 E7        30.59F WCI  33          
6HR MIN TEMP:  27; 6HR MAX TEMP:  38;                                

WILLIAMSBURG*  FAIR      36  19  51 E8        30.59F WCI  29          
MIDDLESBORO*   FAIR      37  20  51 CALM      30.60F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  30; 6HR MAX TEMP:  37;                                

HARLAN APT*    FAIR      36  17  46 SE3       30.58F                  
PIKE CO APT*   FAIR      33  18  52 NE8       30.63F WCI  26          
BIG SANDY APT* FAIR      35  17  49 E6        30.65F WCI  30          
6HR MIN TEMP:  25; 6HR MAX TEMP:  35;                                

MOREHEAD APT*  FAIR      32  14  47 VRB6      30.67F WCI  26          
ASHLAND*       FAIR      34  17  50 VRB6      30.71F WCI  29          


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: Fri Jan 17 13:05:01 EST 2020

522 AM EST Fri Jan 17 2020

                      Today        Tonight      Sat          

Cloud Cover           Pcldy        Mcldy        Cloudy       
Chance precip (%)     0            40           90           
Precip type           None         rain         rain         
Temp (24H TREND)      40-45 (-3)   32-41 (+18)  49-54        
Rh % (24H TREND)      30-33 (-1)   50-78 (+1)   42-53        
20ftwnd-AM(mph)       NE 4-8                    S 12-16 G38  
20ftwnd-PM(mph)       E 3-7        SE 3-7       SW 11-15 G37 
Precip duration                    1            5            
Precip begin                                    Continuing   
Precip end                                      Continuing   
Precip amount         0.00         0.01         0.31         
LAL                   1            1            1            
Haines Index (MID)    4                         2            
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    1500                      800          
Transport wnd (mph)   E 12                      S 22         
Vent rate (kt-ft)     15056                     16079        
ADI Early             24 Fair      8 Poor       27 Fair      
ADI Late              22 Fair      24 Fair      24 Fair      
Max LVORI Early       3            2            3            
Max LVORI Late        2            2            4            

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
436 AM EST Fri Jan 17 2020

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

Wind gusts of 30 to 40 mph will be possible at times from late 
Saturday morning into Saturday evening.

 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

THIS AFTERNOON
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s. East winds around 10 mph.

TONIGHT
Cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers late. A chance of rain showers near dawn. Lows in the mid 30s. Light winds becoming south around 10 mph late. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SATURDAY
Rain showers. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the evening, then flurries possible late. Lows in the lower 20s. West winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the evening. Chance of rain 20 percent.

SUNDAY
Cooler. Mostly sunny. Flurries possible in the morning. Highs in the lower 30s. West winds around 10 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows 15 to 20.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 20s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows 15 to 20.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 30s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 20.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

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