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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 09:00 UTC ON THURSDAY MAY 23 2019
DAY THURSDAY
EDT 3HR 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P
MAX/MIN -- -- 68° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 83°
TEMP 68° 70° 70° 74° 76° 74° 74° 76° 79° 81° 81° 81° 81° 79°
SKY COVER 74% 81% 89% 87% 84% 81% 75% 69% 63% 63% 63% 63% 62% 62%
Clouds
DEW PT 61° 61° 63° 63° 63° 65° 67° 67° 67° 68° 68° 70° 70° 68°
RH 78% 76% 76% 68% 64% 73% 79% 73% 66% 66% 65% 66% 69% 71%
POP 12HR -- -- 12% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.09in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 7 7 8 10 13 10 10 10 14 14 14 13 9 7
WIND Gust(MPH) 7 7 9 14 13 15 16 21 23 23 23 22 17 13
WIND DIR S S SW SW S SW SW SW SW SW SW W W W
DEW Lgt Dew Lgt Dew Lgt Dew -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 68 70 70 74 76 74 74 76 82 84 85 85 84 79
Rain Showers -- -- Chance Chance Definite Chance -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Likely Chance Chance
Thunder Storm -- -- -- Slight Chance Chance -- -- -- Slight Chance Isolated Scattered Scattered Scattered Scattered
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 66.89 68.52 68.52 71.32 72.59 71.74 72.24 73.45 75.22 76.85 76.73 76.85 77.21 75.78



DAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY
EDT 6HR 8P 9P 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 63° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 81° -- -- -- -- 65° -- -- 88° -- -- 65° 85° -- -- 63° 81° -- -- 61° 83° -- -- 65° 83° --
TEMP 76° 74° 72° 72° 70° 70° 68° 67° 67° 65° 65° 65° 67° 68° 68° 70° 72° 76° 79° 79° 81° 81° 79° 70° 67° 65° 67° 79° 85° 88° 81° 67° 68° 85° 76° 65° 65° 81° 77° 65° 63° 81° 79° 67° 67° 83° 77°
SKY COVER 61% 57% 54% 50% 45% 41% 36% 39% 41% 44% 49% 53% 58% 60% 62% 63% 62% 61% 60% 57% 55% 53% 40% 41% 41% 59% 49% 51% 52% 48% 45% 53% 58% 70% 77% 73% 75% 73% 73% 64% 62% 48% 42% 39% 46% 53% 52%
Clouds
DEW PT 67° 68° 68° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 65° 65° 65° 65° 65° 65° 65° 65° 65° 65° 65° 65° 65° 67° 67° 65° 65° 65° 67° 65° 67° 65° 63° 65° 67° 65° 63° 63° 65° 65° 61° 61° 63° 63° 59° 63° 65° 63°
RH 76% 84% 87% 87% 89% 93% 96% 96% 100% 100% 96% 99% 92% 86% 86% 83% 76% 71% 64% 62% 60% 60% 66% 86% 92% 96% 93% 67% 51% 50% 57% 86% 87% 54% 66% 93% 93% 60% 64% 86% 89% 54% 58% 76% 86% 54% 59%
POP 12HR 90% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 44% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 28% -- -- -- 14% -- -- -- 21% -- 18% -- 49% -- 51% -- 36% -- 35% -- 22% -- 18% -- 25%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.08in -- -- -- -- -- 0.07in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.03in -- -- -- 0.03in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.01in -- 0.01in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 6 5 5 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 5 2 1 0 1 2 5 6 6 5 6 6 8 10 13 7 6 7 10 7 5 6 7 6 5 7 8 7 7 8 16 10
WIND DIR W W W W W W W W NW N N NE NE NE E E NE NW W W NW N SW S S S SW SW SW SW SW W SW SW W W W W W SE SE SW S S S SW SW
HeatIndex 76 74 72 72 70 70 68 67 67 65 65 65 67 68 68 70 72 76 79 82 83 83 79 70 67 65 67 82 88 91 82 67 68 87 76 65 65 83 77 65 63 83 81 67 67 84 77
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance -- Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance -- Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 73.73 72.66 71.06 71.06 69.32 69.57 67.80 66.82 67.00 65.00 64.86 64.97 66.64 67.29 67.29 68.95 70.26 73.26 75.00 74.78 76.12 76.12 75.22 69.14 66.64 64.86 66.68 75.33 77.94 79.97 75.75 66.37 67.34 78.37 72.78 64.76 64.76 76.12 73.40 64.52 62.75 75.38 74.33 65.92 66.37 76.88 72.90

Click on individual weather variable above in left-hand column (ie., TEMP, RH, QPF 12HR) to view state forecast maps






NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For MASON County, Kentucky
Issued at 500 AM EDT THU MAY 23 2019
...CENTRAL KENTUCKY...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
MT STERLING*     N/A     70  61  73 SW6       30.14R                  
FLEMING/MASON*   N/A     69  61  77 SW7       30.11R                  
DANVILLE*        N/A     68  59  73 S5        30.15R                  
LEXINGTON        N/A     70  58  65 S8        30.11R                  
FRANKFORT        N/A     71  60  68 S5        30.08R                  
LOUISVILLE     CLOUDY    77  62  59 SW10      30.07R                  
LEBANON*         N/A     70  59  68 S9        30.12R                  
GLASGOW*         N/A     70  56  62 CALM      30.11R                  
BOWLING GREEN    N/A     72  57  59 S5        30.10R                  


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: Thu May 23 05:05:01 EDT 2019

CLOUD COVER                     MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
PRECIP TYPE                     Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
CHANCE PRECIP (%)                  90           40           30
TEMP (24H TREND)              83 (-3)      64 (-1)           83
RH % (24H TREND)             63 (+13)    100 (+18)           60
20FTWND-AM(MPH)                 SW  7                   Lgt/Var
20FTWND-PM(MPH)             SW 10 G20         W  5      Lgt/Var
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.13         0.10         0.06
PRECIP DURATION                     2            1            1
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)               5670                      2150
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)              W 26                      S  6
LAL                                 3            3            3
HAINES INDEX                        4            3            3

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Northeast winds around
5 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in
the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in
the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. 

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For MASON County, Kentucky
500 AM EDT Thu May 23 2019

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Thunderstorms will move across the area this morning. Some strong
winds gusts will be possible. Additional thunderstorms will develop
this afternoon. The afternoon storms will have the potential of
producing damaging straight-line winds and large hail.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation may be required this afternoon.

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


7-Day Forecast For MASON County, KY

TODAY
Mostly cloudy with showers with a chance of thunderstorms this morning, then partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Muggy. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Humid with highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds around 5 mph, becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of rain 30 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Muggy. Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Humid with highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

MEMORIAL DAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 80s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Unseasonably warm with lows in the upper 60s.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

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