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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 00:00 UTC ON FRIDAY OCT 19 2018
DAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 36° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 67°
TEMP 43° 41° 41° 40° 40° 38° 38° 38° 38° 36° 36° 38° 41° 49° 54° 59° 63° 65° 67° 67° 67° 65° 61°
SKY COVER 3% 3% 3% 3% 3% 3% 3% 4% 4% 5% 6% 7% 8% 11% 15% 17% 21% 27% 32% 42% 56% 60% 67%
Clouds
DEW PT 38° 38° 38° 38° 36° 36° 36° 36° 36° 36° 36° 36° 38° 43° 43° 43° 45° 45° 47° 49° 49° 50° 52°
RH 82% 88% 89% 88% 89% 92% 96% 96% 92% 100% 100% 96% 89% 80% 64% 54% 51% 50% 48% 50% 52% 60% 72%
POP 12HR -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 5 6 7 7 8 8 7 6 6
WIND Gust(MPH) 5 5 5 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 5 6 7 7 8 9 9 8 7 7
WIND DIR NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE E E E S S S S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
DEW Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Lgt Dew -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Lgt Dew
HeatIndex 42 40 40 40 40 38 38 38 38 36 36 38 41 49 54 59 63 65 67 67 67 65 61
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance
Frost -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Patchy Patchy -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 44.56 42.17 42.08 41.24 41.14 38.92 38.46 38.46 38.92 36.00 36.00 38.46 42.08 50.08 54.95 58.95 61.87 63.30 64.65 64.75 64.84 63.64 60.66



DAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY
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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 50° -- -- 56° -- -- -- -- 36° -- -- 49° -- -- 31° 58° -- -- 41° 63° -- -- 41° 61° -- -- 41° 59° --
TEMP 59° 58° 58° 58° 56° 56° 54° 54° 52° 52° 52° 52° 50° 50° 54° 56° 52° 47° 41° 38° 36° 40° 47° 49° 41° 36° 34° 58° 49° 45° 43° 63° 52° 45° 43° 61° 50° 45° 43° 58° 49°
SKY COVER 79% 82% 87% 93% 95% 96% 99% 99% 99% 100% 100% 99% 99% 92% 78% 58% 45% 35% 28% 12% 10% 4% 5% 2% 1% 0% 2% 13% 25% 44% 30% 18% 16% 13% 16% 32% 39% 53% 69% 61% 64%
Clouds
DEW PT 52° 52° 54° 54° 54° 54° 52° 52° 52° 50° 50° 49° 49° 49° 49° 47° 43° 40° 34° 32° 31° 27° 27° 27° 32° 31° 29° 32° 36° 40° 38° 40° 45° 43° 40° 43° 43° 40° 38° 43° 45°
RH 77% 80% 86% 86% 89% 93% 93% 93% 96% 96% 96% 92% 96% 96% 79% 69% 73% 73% 75% 78% 81% 59% 45% 42% 70% 85% 84% 38% 61% 82% 85% 44% 74% 89% 85% 53% 77% 86% 82% 55% 83%
POP 12HR 19% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 88% -- -- -- 61% -- -- -- 8% -- -- -- 1% -- 0% -- 0% -- 2% -- 2% -- 3% -- 3% -- 12% -- 21%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.15in -- -- -- -- -- 0.21in -- 0.01in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 5 5 6 6 5 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 9 10 14 13 8 7 6 7 7 6 5 0 1 7 5 5 2 5 2 1 2 5 5 5 5 6 6
WIND DIR SW SW SW SW SW W W W W W W W W W W W W NW NW N N N N N N SE SE SW SW S S W N NE E E NE E E E E
HeatIndex 59 58 58 58 56 56 54 54 52 52 52 52 50 50 54 56 52 47 36 34 31 36 47 49 39 36 34 58 49 45 41 63 52 45 42 61 50 42 41 58 49
Rain Showers Chance Chance Chance Likely Likely Definite Definite Definite Definite Definite Definite Likely Likely Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance
Frost -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Patchy -- -- -- -- -- Widespread -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 36° 33° 31° 35° -- -- 38° -- -- -- -- 43° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 43° 40° -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 58.97 58.09 58.06 58.06 56.17 56.11 54.18 54.18 52.15 52.15 52.15 52.30 50.19 50.19 54.55 56.48 53.01 48.75 43.45 40.52 38.38 44.24 50.57 52.13 43.94 37.88 36.18 58.27 51.10 46.37 44.30 61.71 52.97 45.83 44.30 60.43 51.11 46.06 44.56 58.20 49.92

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For LAUREL County, Kentucky
Issued at 800 PM EDT THU OCT 18 2018
...EASTERN KENTUCKY...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
JACKSON          N/A     47  33  58 CALM      30.42R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  46; 6HR MAX TEMP:  57;                                

LONDON           N/A     47  39  74 N5        30.41R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  47; 6HR MAX TEMP:  59;                                

SOMERSET*        N/A     48  36  61 NE5       30.42S                  
MONTICELLO*      N/A     43  38  82 NW8       30.42S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  42; 6HR MAX TEMP:  59;                                

WILLIAMSBURG*    N/A     48  39  71 CALM      30.41R                  
MIDDLESBORO*     N/A     49  43  80 CALM      30.41R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  49; 6HR MAX TEMP:  62;                                

HARLAN APT*      N/A     47  41  79 CALM      30.40S                  
PIKE CO APT*     N/A     47  34  60 N5        30.42S                  
BIG SANDY APT*   N/A     45  36  72 CALM      30.43R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  44; 6HR MAX TEMP:  55;                                

MOREHEAD APT*    N/A     45  34  65 CALM      30.44S                  
ASHLAND*         N/A     44  39  82 CALM      30.45R                  


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: Thu Oct 18 20:05:01 EDT 2018

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat          

Cloud Cover           Clear        MClear       MCldy        MCldy        
Chance precip (%)     0            0            90           70           
Precip type           None         None         showers      showers      
Temp (24H TREND)      32-42 (+4)   64-67 (+9)   47-53        56-59        
Rh % (24H TREND)      89-100 (+6)  45-50 (+9)   96-100       65-70        
20ftwnd-AM(mph)                    Lgt/Var                   W 3-7        
20ftwnd-PM(mph)       Lgt/Var      SW 3-7       SW 2-6       W 7-11 G19   
Precip duration                                 5            2            
Precip begin                                    Continuing   Continuing   
Precip end                                      Continuing   Continuing   
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.37         0.01         
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index (MID)                 4                         2            
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 3200                      4000         
Transport wnd (mph)                SW 15                     W 28         
Vent rate (kt-ft)                  40757                     94496        
ADI Early             4 Very Poor  39 Fair      9 Poor       47 Gen Good  
ADI Late              18 Gen Poor  55 Gen Good  24 Fair      75 Good      
Max LVORI Early       6            5            6            5            
Max LVORI Late        8            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
335 PM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

   FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 10 AM EDT FRIDAY  

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of eastern Kentucky.

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Overnight temperatures approaching the freezing mark will promote
frost development across portions of eastern Kentucky late 
tonight, particularly in the valleys. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

Frost is expected to clear off Friday morning. 

Sunday morning low temperatures are expected to drop to near 
freezing generally west of I-75 and north of I-64, allowing for
the potential of some frost around sunrise.  

Temperatures are expected to drop down to or below the freezing 
mark again Monday morning, resulting in the likelihood of frost 
across much of eastern Kentucky, especially in the valley 
locations. 

 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


FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 10 AM EDT FRIDAY

TONIGHT
Cold, clear. Areas of frost. Lows in the mid 30s. Light winds.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Areas of frost early. A 20 percent chance of rain showers late. Highs in the upper 60s. Light winds becoming southwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
A chance of showers in the evening, then showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Light winds. Chance of rain 90 percent.

SATURDAY
Cloudy with showers likely in the morning, then partly sunny with a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Cold. Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Cold, clear. Widespread frost. Lows in the lower 30s.

MONDAY
Sunny. Widespread frost. Highs in the upper 50s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s.

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