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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 22:00 UTC ON SUNDAY OCT 22 2017
DAY SUNDAY MONDAY
EDT 3HR 7P 8P 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 74° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 58° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 65°
TEMP 65° 68° 65° 65° 63° 63° 61° 61° 61° 59° 59° 58° 58° 58° 58° 58° 61° 61° 63° 65° 65° 65° 65° 65° 63°
SKY COVER 24% 36% 40% 44% 48% 53% 58% 64% 71% 78% 85% 88% 91% 93% 95% 97% 99% 99% 99% 100% 96% 92% 88% 86% 84%
Clouds
DEW PT 49° 50° 50° 50° 52° 52° 52° 54° 54° 56° 56° 56° 56° 56° 58° 58° 59° 61° 61° 61° 61° 61° 59° 58° 56°
RH 55% 53% 58% 60% 65% 67% 72% 77% 80% 87% 86% 92% 93% 96% 100% 100% 96% 96% 89% 87% 86% 83% 81% 78% 77%
POP 12HR -- 1% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 32% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.03in -- -- -- -- -- 0.33in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 10 13 13 13 13 13 10 9 8 7 7 6
WIND Gust(MPH) 9 8 10 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 14 15 15 16 16 16 16 16 15 15 13 10 9 8
WIND DIR 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
DEW -- -- -- -- -- -- Lgt Dew Lgt Dew Lgt Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Lgt Dew Lgt Dew Lgt Dew
HeatIndex 65 68 65 65 63 63 61 61 61 59 59 58 58 58 58 58 61 61 63 65 65 65 65 65 63
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Likely Definite Definite Definite Definite Definite Definite Definite Definite Likely
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 63.47 65.62 63.57 63.64 62.19 62.24 60.66 60.72 60.76 58.99 58.98 58.04 58.03 58.02 58.00 58.00 60.95 60.95 62.75 64.56 64.52 64.42 64.35 64.25 62.47



DAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
EDT 6HR 8P 9P 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 47° -- -- 56° -- -- -- -- 38° -- -- 47° -- -- 36° 56° -- -- 41° 63° -- -- 45° 58° -- -- 40° 54° --
TEMP 59° 56° 54° 54° 52° 52° 50° 49° 49° 49° 47° 47° 52° 56° 54° 47° 43° 41° 38° 38° 40° 45° 45° 43° 40° 38° 56° 49° 45° 43° 63° 56° 47° 45° 56° 54° 45° 41° 54° 47°
SKY COVER 82% 82% 81% 80% 76% 73% 69% 61% 46% 38% 42% 56% 62% 64% 64% 53% 33% 45% 40% 63% 71% 69% 66% 60% 36% 23% 10% 6% 8% 19% 12% 29% 57% 68% 69% 67% 59% 54% 49% 45%
Clouds
DEW PT 56° 54° 54° 52° 52° 50° 49° 49° 47° 47° 45° 45° 45° 40° 38° 36° 36° 36° 34° 36° 34° 34° 32° 34° 32° 32° 34° 36° 36° 38° 41° 41° 43° 43° 41° 40° 38° 38° 38° 38°
RH 87% 92% 96% 96% 96% 96% 96% 96% 92% 92% 92% 92% 74% 54% 57% 65% 73% 78% 88% 91% 75% 62% 60% 69% 76% 81% 44% 60% 70% 79% 45% 59% 85% 88% 57% 61% 76% 85% 52% 68%
POP 12HR 96% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 62% -- -- -- 21% -- -- -- 9% -- -- -- 16% -- 15% -- 2% -- 5% -- 5% -- 47% -- 59% -- 40% -- 26%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.67in -- -- -- -- -- 0.09in -- -- -- -- 0.03in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 6 6 5 5 6 7 8 9 6 6 5 2 5 6 7 7 5 5 2 5 2 6 6 7 6 7 6 6 5 6 6 6 5
WIND DIR SW SW SW SW SW SW W SW SW SW SW SW SW W W W W W W W W W W W SW S W S S S SW S S S W S W S SW SW
HeatIndex 59 56 54 54 52 52 50 49 49 49 47 47 52 56 54 47 40 39 35 34 37 45 45 40 36 35 56 49 45 40 63 56 47 45 56 54 41 38 54 47
Rain Showers Likely Likely Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance -- Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 39° 38° -- 35° 36° 41° 41° 40° 37° -- -- -- 42° 39° -- -- -- 42° -- -- 42° 37° -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 58.99 56.12 54.11 54.11 52.15 52.15 50.19 49.22 49.43 49.43 47.52 47.52 52.97 56.71 55.14 49.27 45.35 43.15 39.37 39.03 42.59 47.88 48.04 45.69 42.48 40.17 56.86 51.16 47.28 44.82 61.73 56.63 47.97 45.91 56.66 55.03 46.82 42.47 55.27 49.08

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For LETCHER County, Kentucky
Issued at 600 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017
SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
JACKSON        PTCLDY    73  49  42 CALM      30.17S                  
LONDON         PTCLDY    73  52  47 S5        30.15F                  
SOMERSET       CLOUDY    72  54  53 SE5       30.13F                  
MIDDLESBORO    CLEAR     72  55  54 CALM      30.17S                  
MONTICELLO     CLOUDY    73  59  61 VRB6      30.13F                  


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: Sun Oct 22 18:05:01 EDT 2017

Whitesburg, Coal Run, Elkhorn City, Pikeville, 
and South Williamson
358 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. A 
                    slight chance of rain showers. 
Min Temperature.....Around 58...except lower 50s in sheltered valleys. 
   24 hr trend......13 degrees warmer. 
Max Humidity........99 percent. 
   24 hr trend......Unchanged. 
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume 
                    dominated fire growth. 
ADI.................55 decreasing to 11 late. 
LVORI...............4. 
Prob of precip......30 percent. 
QPF (inches)........0.04 inches. 

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain showers. 
Max Temperature.....66-71. 
   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler. 
Min Humidity........64-74 percent. 
   24 hr trend......33 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.......2000 ft agl. 
Transport Winds.....South 10 to 20 mph. 
Dispersion Index....40. 
Vent Rate...........Fair (39900 knot-ft). 
ADI.................43. 
LVORI...............5. 
Prob of precip......90 percent. 
QPF (inches)........0.55 - 0.95 inches. 

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers. 
Min Temperature.....44-49. 
   24 hr trend......14 degrees cooler. 
Max Humidity........96 percent. 
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier. 
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume 
                    dominated fire growth. 
ADI.................30 decreasing to 19 late. 
LVORI...............6. 
Prob of precip......80 percent. 
QPF (inches)........0.10 - 0.39 inches. 

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. A chance of rain showers in the 
                    morning, then a slight chance of rain showers 
                    in the afternoon. 
Max Temperature.....57-62. 
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler. 
Min Humidity........44-52 percent. 
   24 hr trend......21 percent drier. 
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 5 to 10 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume 
                    dominated fire growth. 
Mixing Height.......4400 ft agl. 
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph shifting to the west 
                    around 20 mph early in the afternoon. 
Dispersion Index....70. 
Vent Rate...........Good (69900 knot-ft). 
ADI.................30 increasing to 53 in the afternoon. 
LVORI...............4. 
Prob of precip......20 percent. 
QPF (inches)........0.03 inches. 

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For LETCHER County, Kentucky
355 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Frost will be possible Thursday morning, particularly in the 
sheltered valley areas.

 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
Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers late. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers near dawn. Lows in the upper 50s. Light winds. Chance of rain 30 percent.

MONDAY
Showers. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Showers likely in the evening, then a chance of showers late. Lows in the mid 40s. Light winds. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the morning, then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Light winds.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Highs around 50.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Cold. Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Areas of frost. Lows in the mid 30s.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 40.

FRIDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s.

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

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the upper 30s.

SUNDAY
Mostly 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