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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 MONDAY APR 15 2024
DAY MONDAY
EDT 3HR 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- 81°
TEMP 79° 81° 81° 81° 79°
SKY COVER 33% 32% 31% 32% 21%
Clouds
DEW PT 56° 56° 56° 56° 56°
RH 44% 42% 42% 42% 47%
POP 12HR -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 9 10 9 8 7
WIND Gust(MPH) 14 15 15 14 13
WIND DIR W W W W W
DEW -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 79 80 80 80 79
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 72.78 73.92 73.92 73.92 73.11



DAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 58° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 81° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 63° -- -- 74° -- -- 56° 76° -- -- 52° 76° -- -- 54° 70° -- -- 45° 59° --
TEMP 74° 72° 68° 67° 67° 65° 63° 63° 61° 61° 61° 61° 61° 65° 68° 72° 74° 76° 77° 79° 81° 81° 79° 77° 76° 74° 70° 68° 68° 67° 67° 65° 63° 67° 72° 74° 70° 61° 56° 74° 70° 56° 54° 72° 67° 56° 54° 65° 61° 52° 45° 56° 56°
SKY COVER 25% 27% 41% 66% 67% 54% 66% 63% 57% 70% 61% 55% 79% 78% 84% 93% 89% 83% 78% 70% 62% 54% 56% 57% 59% 66% 73% 80% 83% 85% 88% 86% 63% 58% 56% 57% 59% 57% 40% 18% 11% 39% 52% 53% 59% 64% 71% 73% 67% 67% 67% 63% 43%
Clouds
DEW PT 58° 58° 58° 58° 58° 58° 58° 58° 56° 56° 56° 56° 58° 58° 58° 58° 58° 58° 56° 52° 50° 49° 49° 49° 50° 49° 47° 45° 45° 47° 47° 49° 50° 52° 54° 54° 56° 58° 56° 50° 52° 49° 49° 52° 52° 49° 49° 49° 45° 43° 40° 38° 36°
RH 55% 61% 70% 70% 72% 80% 80% 83% 83% 83% 83% 87% 89% 80% 70% 63% 59% 54% 47% 39% 35% 34% 34% 37% 42% 41% 42% 43% 43% 47% 48% 56% 62% 59% 53% 50% 58% 89% 96% 44% 53% 80% 83% 49% 56% 77% 82% 55% 57% 70% 79% 50% 47%
POP 12HR 13% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 24% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 11% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 32% -- -- -- 61% -- 59% -- 10% -- 24% -- 43% -- 39% -- 40% -- 35% -- 24%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.04in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.01in -- 0.02in 0.33in 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in 0in 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 7 6 6 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 7 7 7 8 9 10 13 13 10 9 9 8 8 9 10 13 14 13 15 16 16 17 17 14 7 9 7 6 7 9 9 7 8 9 9 8 8 9 9
WIND DIR W W SW SW SW S E SE SE 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 SW SW SW W W NW SE SE W NW NW NW W N N N N N
HeatIndex 74 72 68 67 67 65 63 63 61 61 61 61 61 65 68 72 74 76 77 79 80 80 79 77 76 74 70 68 68 67 67 65 63 67 72 74 70 61 56 74 70 56 54 72 67 56 54 65 61 52 41 56 56
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance Chance Likely Chance Chance Likely Chance -- -- -- -- Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance -- Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance -- -- -- -- -- Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 41° -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 70.24 69.17 66.48 65.65 65.74 64.32 62.54 62.61 60.79 60.79 60.79 60.84 60.87 64.32 66.48 69.31 70.57 71.65 71.69 72.22 73.06 72.94 71.67 70.69 70.51 69.07 66.43 65.12 65.12 64.61 64.65 63.50 62.12 65.15 68.59 69.82 67.41 60.87 56.06 69.32 67.10 56.31 54.45 68.30 65.02 56.35 54.48 63.47 60.48 53.12 46.59 56.77 56.82

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For LAUREL County, Kentucky
Issued at 200 PM EDT MON APR 15 2024
...EASTERN KENTUCKY...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
JACKSON        SUNNY     80  58  46 VRB5      29.97F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  65; 6HR MAX TEMP:  82;                                

LONDON         SUNNY     79  58  48 S10       29.99F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  64; 6HR MAX TEMP:  79;                                

SOMERSET*      SUNNY     81  61  50 W12       29.97F                  
MONTICELLO*    MOSUNNY   80  64  58 SW12      30.01F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  65; 6HR MAX TEMP:  80;                                

WILLIAMSBURG*  MOSUNNY   81  57  44 SW7       30.00F                  
MIDDLESBORO*   PTSUNNY   80  59  47 E8        30.00F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  56; 6HR MAX TEMP:  81;                                

HARLAN APT*    PTSUNNY   79  58  48 W6        30.02F                  
PIKE CO APT*   MOSUNNY   78  57  47 SW5       29.98F                  
BIG SANDY APT* MOSUNNY   80  57  45 W12       29.97F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  67; 6HR MAX TEMP:  80;                                

MOREHEAD APT*  SUNNY     79  57  47 S8G15     29.97S                  
ASHLAND*       SUNNY     82  61  48 VRB6      29.91F                  


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: Mon Apr 15 14:05:02 EDT 2024

625 AM EDT Mon Apr 15 2024

                      Today        Tonight      Tue          

Cloud Cover           Pcldy        Pcldy        Mcldy        
Chance precip (%)     0            20           0            
Precip type           None         tstms        None         
Temp (24H TREND)      82 (-1)      58 (0)       83           
Rh % (24H TREND)      38 (+20)     97 (+29)     29           
20ftwnd-AM(mph)       SW  6                     Lgt/Var      
20ftwnd-PM(mph)       W  8         Lgt/Var      S  9 G18     
Precip duration                    1                         
Precip begin                                                 
Precip end                                                   
Precip amount         0.00         0.06         0.00         
LAL                   1            3            1            
Haines Index (MID)    3                         4            
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    6800                      6900         
Transport wnd (mph)   W 13                      S 10         
Vent rate (kt-ft)     74800                     62100        
ADI Early             64           4            35           
ADI Late              78           3            56           
Max LVORI Early       3            4            5            
Max LVORI Late        2            6            2            

Remarks...ADI is Atmospheric Dispersion Index by Lavdas.        
LVORI is Low Visibility Occurrence Risk Index.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For LAUREL County, Kentucky
132 PM EDT Mon Apr 15 2024

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop later today and
linger into tonight. A few of these could become strong to severe, 
with gusty winds and large hail as the main threat.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

Thunderstorms are possible, at times, from Tuesday through Sunday.
The best chances look to be Wednesday and Wednesday night when
strong storms are also a threat.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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 TODAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds around 10 mph.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming southeast late.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance of showers overnight. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Showers likely. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
A chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely. Lows in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear in the evening, then partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers overnight. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SUNDAY
A slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Highs around 60. Chance of rain 20 percent.

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