1st Responders/1st Detectors/Storm Spotters Weather Summary for Mason County, KY

Forecast Maps


Reg. NEXRAD Animation


National Fire Danger: Day 1 & 2 Map

Current NWS Watch/Warnings

SPC Convective Day 1 Outlook


Day 2 Outlook

(Click images to enlarge|Page will refresh every 5 minutes)
UK Ag. Weather Center Desktop Severe Weather Service[HERE]
Mason County, KY Hazardous Weather Outlook Webcast
(9 AM to 9 PM Mon-Fri)
[Fast]
[Dial-up]


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

ISSUED AT 07:00 UTC ON FRIDAY SEP 17 2021
DAY FRIDAY
EDT 3HR 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- 63° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 83°
TEMP 63° 63° 63° 63° 63° 67° 72° 76° 79° 81° 81° 83° 83° 83° 83° 79°
SKY COVER 28% 34% 40% 46% 53% 46% 39% 33% 36% 41% 44% 44% 41% 38% 36% 35%
Clouds
DEW PT 63° 63° 63° 63° 63° 67° 67° 67° 68° 68° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 68°
RH 99% 100% 99% 99% 99% 100% 87% 76% 71% 67% 62% 58% 58% 58% 60% 68%
POP 12HR -- -- -- -- 1% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 5 5 5 5
WIND Gust(MPH) 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
WIND DIR E SE SE SE SE S S S S S S S S S SE S
DEW Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Hvy Dew Hvy Dew Hvy Dew Lgt Dew -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 63 63 63 63 63 67 72 76 79 84 85 87 87 87 86 82
Rain -- -- -- -- Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance -- Slight Chance --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Isolated -- Slight Chance --
Fog Patchy -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 62.98 63.00 62.98 62.98 62.98 67.00 71.06 73.73 75.78 76.97 76.36 77.41 77.41 77.41 77.68 75.44



DAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY
EDT 6HR 8P 9P 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 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° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 83° -- -- -- -- 63° -- -- 83° -- -- 65° 79° -- -- 65° 79° -- -- 61° 76° -- -- 54° 74° --
TEMP 76° 74° 72° 70° 68° 67° 67° 65° 65° 65° 67° 67° 67° 70° 74° 76° 77° 79° 81° 81° 81° 76° 70° 67° 65° 65° 76° 81° 83° 76° 67° 65° 79° 74° 67° 65° 77° 72° 65° 61° 74° 67° 58° 54° 72° 65°
SKY COVER 33% 30% 28% 27% 28% 30% 33% 35% 37% 37% 43% 43% 48% 48% 47% 46% 45% 44% 44% 44% 44% 39% 36% 26% 26% 27% 17% 18% 17% 18% 41% 62% 69% 74% 70% 81% 74% 82% 75% 78% 40% 25% 11% 11% 9% 11%
Clouds
DEW PT 68° 68° 67° 68° 68° 67° 67° 65° 65° 65° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 68° 68° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 65° 65° 63° 67° 65° 65° 65° 65° 65° 68° 67° 67° 65° 68° 67° 65° 61° 63° 58° 54° 52° 52° 54°
RH 76% 84% 87% 96% 99% 99% 99% 100% 99% 100% 99% 99% 100% 93% 81% 76% 73% 66% 64% 65% 64% 73% 90% 96% 99% 96% 74% 58% 52% 69% 90% 100% 71% 81% 99% 99% 74% 83% 100% 99% 65% 72% 89% 89% 51% 65%
POP 12HR 17% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 19% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 30% -- -- -- 28% -- -- -- 8% -- 13% -- 43% -- 34% -- 52% -- 45% -- 49% -- 21% -- 8%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.01in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.02in -- -- -- -- -- 0.01in -- -- 0.01in -- 0.01in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 2 2 5 2 2 5 5 6 6 6 6 5 5 5 7 6 7 6 8 6 7 7 8 7 5 6 7 5
WIND DIR S S S S SW SW W SW W NW N N E E NE NE NE NE NE NE N NE NE NE NE NE E E E E E SE SE SE SE S S S S S W W W W W W
HeatIndex 76 74 72 70 68 67 67 65 65 65 67 67 67 70 74 76 77 82 83 83 83 76 70 67 65 65 76 84 85 76 67 65 79 74 67 65 77 72 65 61 74 67 58 54 72 65
Rain -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance -- -- Slight Chance -- -- Slight Chance -- -- Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance -- Slight Chance Slight Chance -- Slight Chance Slight Chance -- Chance Chance -- Chance Slight Chance Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Isolated -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fog -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 73.73 72.66 71.06 69.75 67.95 66.95 66.95 65.00 64.97 65.00 66.95 66.95 67.00 69.57 72.41 73.73 74.30 75.22 76.60 76.73 76.60 73.45 69.38 66.82 64.97 64.86 73.54 75.87 76.61 73.07 66.55 65.00 75.78 72.41 66.95 64.97 74.40 70.77 65.00 60.99 71.07 65.74 58.05 54.29 68.44 63.81

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 300 AM EDT FRI SEP 17 2021
...CENTRAL KENTUCKY...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
MT STERLING*   CLEAR     64  64 100 CALM      30.12S                  
FLEMING/MASON*   N/A     65  65 100 CALM      30.11F FOG              
DANVILLE*      CLEAR     63  63 100 CALM      30.11S                  
RICHMOND*        N/A     66  66 100 CALM      30.10S                  
LEXINGTON      CLEAR     68  66  93 SE3       30.09F                  
FRANKFORT      CLEAR     69  67  93 E3        30.08F                  
LOUISVILLE     CLEAR     73  67  81 SE5       30.06F                  
LEBANON*         N/A     68  68 100 E3        30.09S                  
GLASGOW*       CLEAR     66  66 100 CALM      30.08S                  
BOWLING GREEN  CLEAR     69  67  93 CALM      30.06S                  


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: Fri Sep 17 03:48:08 EDT 2021

CLOUD COVER                    Mclear       Mclear        Pcldy
PRECIP TYPE                     Tstms         None        Tstms
CHANCE PRECIP (%)                  20            0           20
TEMP (24H TREND)              85 (+5)      66 (+3)           84
RH % (24H TREND)              56 (-9)      100 (0)           56
20FTWND-AM(MPH)               Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FTWND-PM(MPH)               Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.02         0.00         0.03
PRECIP DURATION                     0                         1
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)               7100                      6370
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)             SW  6                      E  3
LAL                                 2            2            2
HAINES INDEX                        3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. North winds around
5 mph. 
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds around 5 mph. 
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the
upper 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in
the upper 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs
in the lower 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 60s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph. 

SPC's Fire Weather Web Tool (Excellent!), SPC's Fire Weather Outlooks, NWS Fire Weather WEB, Fire Danger Class Map,
Keetch-Byram Drought Index, ROMAN Web, Haines Index ,
WFAS's 10-hr Dead Fuel Moist., WFAS's 100-hr Dead Fuel Moist., Probablity of Ignition, Visual blackness Map, Palmer Drought Index, HPC's Rainfall Forecast Maps


Hazardous Weather Outlook For MASON County, Kentucky
933 PM EDT Thu Sep 16 2021

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Areas of fog are expected to develop overnight and linger into early
Friday morning, with some locally dense fog possible. Be prepared 
for rapidly changing visibilities and use extra caution while driving
on the roads

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

Areas of fog are expected to develop overnight and linger into early
Friday morning, with some locally dense fog possible. Be prepared 
for rapidly changing visibilities and use extra caution while driving
on the roads

 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

TODAY
Mostly sunny until late afternoon, then becoming partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Muggy. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds around 5 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 20 percent.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Humid with highs in the mid 80s. Light and variable winds, becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds around 5 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the morning, then partly cloudy with showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Showers likely, mainly in the evening. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Showers likely. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. Showers likely, mainly in the morning. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 50.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

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