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

ISSUED AT 20:00 UTC ON SATURDAY JAN 20 2018
DAY SATURDAY
EDT 3HR 5P 6P 7P
MAX/MIN -- -- 47°
TEMP 45° 45° 43°
SKY COVER 91% 94% 96%
Clouds
DEW PT 38° 38° 38°
RH 73% 76% 82%
POP 12HR -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 10 10 10
WIND Gust(MPH) 16 15 15
WIND DIR SW SW SW
DEW -- -- --
HeatIndex 45 39 36
Rain Showers -- -- --
WIND CHILL 40° 40° 37°
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS



DAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
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 3A 4A 5A 8A 11A 2P 5P 8P 2A 8A 2P 8P 2A 8A 2P 8P 2A 8A 2P 8P 2A 8A 2P 8P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 38° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 52° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 40° -- -- 58° -- -- 36° 40° -- -- 25° 40° -- -- 25° 45° -- -- 29° 52° --
TEMP 40° 38° 38° 38° 40° 40° 40° 40° 40° 40° 40° 38° 38° 40° 43° 45° 47° 50° 52° 52° 52° 50° 49° 47° 45° 45° 43° 43° 43° 43° 41° 41° 40° 40° 41° 47° 56° 56° 50° 47° 40° 40° 34° 31° 27° 40° 34° 27° 27° 45° 36° 34° 31° 52° 40°
SKY COVER 99% 93% 87% 81% 78% 75% 72% 74% 77% 80% 78% 77% 75% 73% 70% 68% 70% 72% 74% 73% 73% 72% 64% 55% 47% 49% 52% 53% 56% 63% 66% 66% 67% 67% 73% 47% 69% 92% 91% 84% 73% 63% 52% 50% 34% 20% 23% 34% 33% 25% 22% 23% 30% 26% 43%
Clouds
DEW PT 38° 38° 38° 38° 38° 38° 38° 38° 40° 40° 40° 38° 38° 40° 41° 43° 43° 45° 45° 45° 45° 45° 45° 43° 43° 43° 41° 40° 40° 40° 40° 40° 40° 40° 40° 43° 45° 47° 45° 43° 34° 29° 27° 25° 22° 25° 23° 22° 22° 27° 23° 22° 18° 22° 23°
RH 92% 95% 96% 95% 92% 96% 92% 92% 96% 96% 99% 99% 99% 95% 92% 89% 85% 79% 80% 76% 80% 79% 82% 85% 92% 92% 92% 89% 92% 92% 95% 96% 95% 96% 96% 86% 66% 72% 82% 82% 76% 64% 71% 78% 84% 54% 66% 80% 80% 46% 58% 63% 60% 29% 52%
POP 12HR 9% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 14% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 14% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 4% -- -- -- 62% -- 80% -- 24% -- 7% -- 4% -- 5% -- 3% -- 3% -- 4%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.07in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 9 9 8 8 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 9 9 8 8 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 8 8 10 13 13 10 9 13 8 7 6 7 5 2 2 2 2 6 6 6 6
WIND DIR SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW 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 S S S SW SW W W W W W W W W W S S S S S
HeatIndex 33 32 32 32 34 34 35 35 35 35 34 33 32 35 39 45 47 50 52 52 52 50 49 47 45 41 40 40 39 39 36 36 35 35 36 47 56 56 50 47 34 32 27 24 20 36 29 24 24 45 34 28 25 52 35
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Chance Likely Likely Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL 34° 32° 32° 32° 35° 35° 35° 35° 35° 35° 35° 33° 33° 35° 39° 41° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 41° 42° 39° 39° 39° 39° 36° 36° 35° 35° 36° -- -- -- -- -- 34° 33° 27° 25° 21° 35° 30° -- -- -- -- 29° 25° -- 36°
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For LETCHER County, Kentucky
Issued at 300 PM EST SAT JAN 20 2018
SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
JACKSON        CLOUDY    52  38  58 VRB5      30.12F                  
LONDON         PTSUNNY   56  36  47 SW14G21   30.13F                  
SOMERSET       FAIR      55  34  44 W15       30.16S                  
MIDDLESBORO    PTSUNNY   53  32  45 S9        30.17F                  
MONTICELLO     FAIR      57  34  41 SW20      30.16F                  


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 LETCHER County, KY
Provided by the National Weather Service:

Issued at: Sat Jan 20 15:05:01 EST 2018

611 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. 
Max Temperature.....46-51. 
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer. 
Min Humidity........53-63 percent. 
   24 hr trend......42 percent wetter. 
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume 
                    dominated fire growth. 
Mixing Height.......900 ft agl. 
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 10 mph. 
Dispersion Index....10. 
Vent Rate...........Poor (10400 knot-ft). 
ADI.................14. 
LVORI...............4. 
Prob of precip......10 percent. 
QPF (inches)........None. 

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. 
Min Temperature.....37-42. 
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer. 
Max Humidity........99 percent. 
   24 hr trend......35 percent wetter. 
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume 
                    dominated fire growth. 
ADI.................5. 
LVORI...............7. 
Prob of precip......10 percent. 
QPF (inches)........None. 

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. 
Max Temperature.....53-58. 
   24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer. 
Min Humidity........61-71 percent. 
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter. 
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume 
                    dominated fire growth. 
Mixing Height.......800 ft agl. 
Transport Winds.....South 5 to 10 mph. 
Dispersion Index.... 6. 
Vent Rate...........Poor (6100 knot-ft). 
ADI.................10. 
LVORI...............6. 
Prob of precip......10 percent. 
QPF (inches)........None. 


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Hazardous Weather Outlook For LETCHER County, Kentucky
311 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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


7-Day Forecast For LETCHER County, KY

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Areas of drizzle late. Lows in the lower 40s. Light winds.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Light winds.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Light winds.

MONDAY
Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s. South winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Showers. Lows around 40. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 40s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.

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

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s.

FRIDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

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

SATURDAY
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 50s.

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