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

ISSUED AT 06:00 UTC ON MONDAY MAY 01 2017
DAY MONDAY
EDT 3HR 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- -- 61° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 70°
TEMP 68° 67° 67° 61° 61° 61° 63° 65° 67° 67° 68° 68° 70° 70° 70° 68° 67°
SKY COVER 95% 98% 99% 98% 96% 95% 84% 63% 52% 50% 45% 43% 48% 59% 65% 68% 76%
Clouds
DEW PT 61° 61° 61° 59° 58° 56° 54° 52° 50° 49° 49° 49° 47° 45° 45° 43° 43°
RH 75% 78% 81% 96% 93% 84% 72% 65% 56% 52% 51% 48% 45% 42% 40% 40% 40%
POP 12HR -- -- -- -- -- 87% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- -- -- -- 0.35in -- -- -- -- -- 0.11in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 15 15 14 14 13 13 14 15 15 17 21 22 22 22 22 21 17
WIND Gust(MPH) 21 21 17 17 15 15 17 21 22 21 23 25 30 32 33 33 32
WIND DIR S S S S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
DEW -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 68 67 67 61 61 61 63 65 67 67 68 68 70 70 70 68 67
Rain Showers Chance Chance Likely Definite Definite Likely Likely Likely Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- --
Thunder Storm Chance Chance Likely Definite Definite Likely Likely Likely Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 66.73 66.01 66.14 60.95 60.92 60.81 62.35 63.81 65.02 64.84 65.52 65.37 66.61 66.43 66.30 64.96 64.29



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 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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 49° -- -- -- -- -- -- 67° -- -- -- -- 45° -- -- 61° -- -- 47° 59° -- -- 47° 58° -- -- 45° 63° -- -- 47° 65° --
TEMP 65° 61° 58° 56° 56° 54° 52° 52° 50° 49° 49° 49° 52° 54° 58° 59° 63° 63° 65° 67° 61° 54° 49° 45° 47° 56° 61° 61° 58° 50° 49° 58° 56° 49° 49° 58° 56° 47° 47° 61° 59° 49° 49° 65° 61°
SKY COVER 80% 78% 75% 74% 74% 74% 73% 70% 64% 60% 52% 35% 26% 26% 27% 27% 27% 28% 28% 26% 27% 28% 26% 32% 41% 59% 77% 88% 93% 95% 91% 94% 94% 86% 79% 73% 68% 64% 58% 55% 62% 41% 43% 33% 33%
Clouds
DEW PT 41° 40° 40° 40° 40° 40° 40° 40° 40° 40° 40° 40° 40° 40° 40° 40° 40° 41° 41° 41° 43° 40° 40° 40° 40° 40° 41° 43° 45° 45° 45° 50° 49° 45° 45° 45° 45° 41° 41° 43° 45° 41° 41° 43° 45°
RH 41% 46% 51% 54% 57% 61% 63% 65% 68% 71% 73% 73% 66% 58% 52% 48% 43% 44% 41% 39% 49% 61% 71% 79% 76% 56% 49% 50% 59% 79% 86% 74% 75% 86% 86% 64% 66% 79% 79% 49% 57% 74% 73% 44% 53%
POP 12HR 73% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 15% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 8% -- -- -- 9% -- -- -- 47% -- 79% -- 80% -- 72% -- 60% -- 41% -- 32% -- 24% -- 13%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.01in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.03in -- 0.08in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 15 15 15 15 15 14 14 14 14 14 13 13 13 15 16 18 21 18 18 17 9 7 5 5 2 6 5 6 7 7 8 6 7 7 8 8 7 7 7 10 8 7 7 9 7
WIND DIR SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW W W W W W W W W NW N NW N NE E E NE N N N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
HeatIndex 65 61 58 56 56 54 52 52 50 49 49 49 52 54 58 59 63 63 65 67 61 54 49 45 47 56 61 61 58 50 49 58 56 49 49 58 56 47 47 61 59 49 49 65 61
Rain Showers -- -- -- Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Chance Chance Chance Definite Definite Definite Likely Likely Likely Likely Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance -- -- --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 43° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 62.99 60.35 58.22 56.71 56.66 55.03 53.38 53.31 51.55 50.56 50.46 50.46 53.27 55.11 58.21 58.94 61.68 61.71 62.99 64.25 60.38 55.03 50.56 46.59 48.56 56.68 60.38 60.39 58.18 51.02 49.75 58.11 56.38 49.75 49.75 58.16 56.52 48.36 48.36 60.38 58.95 50.40 50.46 63.09 60.43

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For MASON County, Kentucky
Issued at 200 AM EDT MON MAY 01 2017
...CENTRAL KENTUCKY...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
MT STERLING*   CLOUDY    72  59  64 SW12      29.81S                  
FLEMING/MASON* CLOUDY    71  59  65 S9        29.78F                  
DANVILLE*      CLOUDY    68  61  77 S10G18    29.80S                  
LEXINGTON      CLOUDY    70  61  73 S15       29.77S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  67; 6HR MAX TEMP:  72; 6HR PCP:  0.09;                

FRANKFORT      LGT RAIN  70  62  76 S10       29.75F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  67; 6HR MAX TEMP:  71; 6HR PCP:  0.05;                

LOUISVILLE     LGT RAIN  70  63  78 S15G26    29.69F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  69; 6HR MAX TEMP:  72; 6HR PCP:  0.01;                

LEBANON*         N/A     68  63  83 S10       29.76F                  
GLASGOW*       CLOUDY    67  62  83 S12       29.75R                  
BOWLING GREEN  LGT RAIN  68  65  90 S15G28    29.72F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  68; 6HR MAX TEMP:  71; 6HR PCP:  0.07;                


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 MASON County, KY
Provided by the National Weather Service:

Issued at: Mon May 1 02:05:01 EDT 2017

CLOUD COVER                     MCldy        PCldy        MCldy       MClear
PRECIP TYPE                     Tstms        Tstms         None         None
CHANCE PRECIP (%)                  70           80            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)              61 (-9)     70 (-15)           47           68
RH % (24H TREND)              83 (-1)     38 (-13)           77           39
20FTWND-AM(MPH)                          SW 10 G22                 SW 12 G25
20FTWND-PM(MPH)              S  9 G20    SW 17 G28    SW 12 G26     W 15 G27
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.33         0.19         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                     2            2                          
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                            5690                      6510
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                          SW 40                      W 35
LAL                                 4            5            1            1
HAINES INDEX                        4            4            4            4

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. West winds around
10 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the lower
60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 60s.
Northeast winds around 5 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 50s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs
in the lower 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs
in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For MASON County, Kentucky
414 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight.

There is a low probability for widespread hazardous weather.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Wind gusts up to 40 MPH are possible on Monday and Tuesday.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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


7-Day Forecast For MASON County, KY

REST OF TONIGHT
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the lower 60s. South winds around 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then partly cloudy with a chance of showers in the afternoon. Breezy, colder with highs around 70. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph, increasing to 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 90 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Colder with lows in the upper 40s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in the evening.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning, then becoming mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 35 mph, diminishing to around 5 mph after midnight.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

THURSDAY
Showers. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 90 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely, mainly in the morning. Highs around 60. Chance of rain 60 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s.

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