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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 16:00 UTC ON MONDAY APR 23 2018
DAY MONDAY
EDT 3HR 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- -- -- 63°
TEMP 56° 56° 58° 61° 63° 61° 58°
SKY COVER 90% 89% 89% 90% 90% 85% 80%
Clouds
DEW PT 49° 49° 47° 47° 47° 47° 45°
RH 76% 74% 67% 61% 58% 60% 61%
POP 12HR -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- 0.14in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 16 21 21 21 18 18 18
WIND Gust(MPH) 25 33 33 33 32 31 31
WIND DIR SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
DEW -- -- -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 56 56 58 61 63 61 58
Rain Showers Likely Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fog -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 56.37 56.40 58.15 60.53 62.03 60.52 58.17



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 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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 52° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 61° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 49° -- -- 58° -- -- 45° 63° -- -- 43° 63° -- -- 38° 59° -- -- 41° 65° --
TEMP 56° 56° 54° 54° 54° 54° 54° 52° 52° 52° 52° 52° 52° 54° 56° 58° 59° 61° 61° 61° 61° 61° 59° 58° 56° 56° 54° 54° 52° 50° 49° 49° 50° 54° 58° 56° 50° 45° 63° 56° 43° 43° 63° 54° 43° 40° 56° 54° 43° 45° 65° 59°
SKY COVER 74% 75% 75% 76% 78% 80% 82% 83% 84% 85% 87% 88% 90% 90% 90% 89% 90% 91% 91% 91% 89% 88% 88% 89% 90% 90% 91% 92% 90% 85% 91% 92% 92% 91% 91% 89% 86% 66% 34% 37% 35% 48% 56% 71% 72% 51% 39% 37% 12% 16% 10% 12%
Clouds
DEW PT 45° 45° 45° 45° 45° 47° 47° 47° 47° 47° 47° 47° 47° 49° 49° 50° 52° 52° 52° 52° 54° 54° 54° 52° 52° 52° 52° 52° 50° 49° 49° 49° 49° 49° 49° 47° 47° 43° 40° 40° 36° 38° 43° 43° 40° 36° 38° 40° 38° 40° 40° 43°
RH 66% 68% 71% 71% 71% 77% 76% 80% 86% 86% 85% 86% 82% 80% 77% 74% 74% 74% 72% 72% 74% 78% 80% 83% 86% 89% 89% 93% 92% 95% 100% 99% 96% 86% 74% 74% 85% 96% 42% 55% 76% 79% 46% 66% 89% 85% 49% 56% 82% 79% 40% 55%
POP 12HR 84% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 42% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 82% -- -- -- -- -- -- 57% -- -- -- 41% -- 33% -- 8% -- 7% -- 22% -- 31% -- 16% -- 10% -- 3%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.07in -- -- -- -- -- 0.01in -- -- -- -- -- 0.07in -- -- -- -- -- 0.14in -- -- -- -- -- 0.24in -- -- -- -- 0.08in -- 0.04in -- 0.04in -- 0.03in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 18 21 22 22 17 15 14 13 13 13 10 10 10 9 8 7 7 7 7 6 6 5 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 5 5 5 6 7 6 2 2 5 2 1 2 7 7 2 6 7 7 5 6 7 6
WIND DIR SE SE S S S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE S S W NW W W SW SW SW SW SW W W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW SW S SW W W NW NW NW W SW NW W
HeatIndex 56 56 54 54 54 54 54 52 52 52 52 52 52 54 56 58 59 61 61 61 61 61 59 58 56 56 54 54 52 50 49 49 50 54 58 56 50 43 63 56 43 42 63 54 41 35 56 54 41 45 65 59
Rain Showers Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Likely Likely Likely Definite Definite Definite Definite Definite Likely Likely Likely Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fog -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Likely Patchy Patchy -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 36° -- -- 40° 42° -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 56.52 56.49 54.77 54.77 54.77 54.61 54.63 52.75 52.52 52.52 52.56 52.52 52.67 54.53 56.35 58.11 58.97 60.69 60.66 60.66 60.69 60.73 58.98 58.07 56.22 56.17 54.29 54.18 52.30 50.24 49.00 49.05 50.19 54.37 58.11 56.40 50.73 45.30 61.66 56.69 45.09 44.82 61.75 54.90 43.96 41.55 56.79 55.16 44.56 46.59 62.95 58.95

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For LETCHER County, Kentucky
Issued at 100 PM EDT MON APR 23 2018
SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
JACKSON        LGT RAIN  55  50  83 MISG      30.13R                  
LONDON         CLOUDY    60  32  34 SE14G29   30.07S                  
SOMERSET       CLOUDY    63  48  59 SE12G22   30.05F                  
MIDDLESBORO    LGT RAIN  56  51  85 SE6       30.11F                  
MONTICELLO     CLOUDY    64  53  67 SE9G18    30.04S                  


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: Mon Apr 23 13:05:01 EDT 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Tue          

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        
Chance precip (%)     60           40           80           
Precip type           showers      showers      tstms        
Temp (24H TREND)      62-67 (-9)   46-51 (0)    63-68        
Rh % (24H TREND)      46-51 (+21)  91-96 (+24)  57-62        
20ftwnd-AM(mph)       SE 10-14 G29              SE 5-9 G18   
20ftwnd-PM(mph)       SE 11-15 G29 SE 11-15 G31 E 2-6 G13    
Precip duration       2            1            4            
Precip begin          8 AM                      Continuing   
Precip end            Continuing                Continuing   
Precip amount         0.17         0.06         0.33         
LAL                   1            1            2            
Haines Index (MID)    3                         3            
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    3000                      3700         
Transport wnd (mph)   SE 32                     S 12         
Vent rate (kt-ft)     83037                     44808        
ADI Early             55 Gen Good  42 Gen Good  46 Gen Good  
ADI Late              77 Good      35 Fair      33 Fair      
Max LVORI Early       2            3            4            
Max LVORI Late        1            4            5            

REMARKS...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 LETCHER County, Kentucky
556 AM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Winds may gust as high as 30 mph at elevations below 2500 feet 
through early this evening. Elevations at and above 2500 feet may
experience gusts as high as the 35 to 40 mph range through early 
this evening.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

Thunderstorms are possible on Tuesday.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

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


7-Day Forecast For LETCHER County, KY

REST OF TODAY
Cloudy. Showers likely in the early afternoon, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph late. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.

TUESDAY
Showers in the morning, then showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Patchy valley fog late. Highs in the mid 60s. Southeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. Patchy valley fog in the evening. Showers likely in the evening, then a chance of showers late. Lows around 50. Light winds. Chance of rain 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s. Light winds.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

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

FRIDAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the upper 30s.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

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

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

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