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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 05:00 UTC ON WEDNESDAY DEC 19 2018
DAY WEDNESDAY
EDT 3HR 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- -- -- 29° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 52°
TEMP 32° 32° 31° 31° 31° 31° 29° 29° 31° 36° 41° 45° 49° 52° 52° 52° 49° 47°
SKY COVER 5% 5% 8% 24% 38% 47% 41% 25% 14% 8% 5% 6% 7% 11% 15% 27% 36% 48%
Clouds
DEW PT 27° 27° 27° 27° 27° 27° 27° 27° 29° 31° 31° 34° 34° 34° 36° 36° 36° 36°
RH 81% 78% 81% 81% 85% 84% 88% 91% 88% 78% 67% 62% 55% 52% 51% 56% 58% 63%
POP 12HR -- -- -- -- -- -- 0% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 5 5 2 2 2 2 2 2 5 5 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7
WIND Gust(MPH) 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 8 9 10 10 10 9 9 8
WIND DIR SE SE SE SE SE SE SE S S S S S S S S S S S
DEW Frost Frost Frost Frost Frost Frost Frost Frost Frost Frost -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 28 28 28 28 27 27 26 26 27 33 38 45 49 52 52 52 49 47
Snow -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Rain -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL 28° 28° -- -- -- -- -- -- 26° 32° 37° 42° -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS



DAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY
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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 38° -- -- -- -- -- -- 47° -- -- -- -- 40° -- -- 43° -- -- 31° 38° -- -- 29° 43° -- -- 29° 43° -- -- 29° 47° --
TEMP 47° 45° 45° 43° 43° 43° 41° 40° 40° 40° 40° 40° 38° 38° 40° 41° 43° 45° 47° 47° 45° 43° 41° 40° 40° 40° 43° 43° 38° 34° 31° 38° 34° 31° 29° 41° 38° 32° 29° 41° 38° 32° 29° 45° 43°
SKY COVER 50% 63% 70% 79% 85% 90% 95% 96% 97% 97% 97% 97% 97% 97% 97% 97% 98% 98% 99% 99% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 83% 71% 49% 43% 55% 57% 61% 66% 54% 42% 47% 52% 59% 66% 60% 55%
Clouds
DEW PT 34° 34° 34° 34° 36° 36° 36° 36° 36° 36° 36° 36° 38° 38° 40° 40° 40° 41° 41° 43° 43° 41° 41° 40° 40° 38° 38° 36° 34° 31° 27° 29° 29° 29° 29° 29° 29° 29° 27° 27° 29° 29° 27° 31° 34°
RH 62% 62% 68% 70% 76% 75% 79% 82% 82% 89% 88% 88% 95% 99% 99% 96% 88% 88% 82% 82% 92% 95% 99% 100% 100% 92% 82% 76% 88% 88% 88% 69% 82% 88% 96% 62% 72% 84% 88% 57% 69% 85% 91% 57% 70%
POP 12HR 0% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 35% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 83% -- -- -- 90% -- -- -- 75% -- 28% -- 2% -- 7% -- 5% -- 5% -- 1% -- 12% -- 30%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.01in -- -- -- -- -- 0.02in -- 0.18in -- 0.25in -- 0.17in -- 0.16in -- 0.09in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 7 7 9 13 14 14 13 9 7 8 6 5 5 5 5 5 5 2 1 2 5 5 5
WIND DIR S S S S S S S S S S S S S SE SE SE E E E NE NE N N N N N NW NW NW W W W SW SW SW SW W W W SW S S S S S
HeatIndex 47 45 41 40 38 39 38 37 37 35 35 35 34 34 36 39 41 42 47 47 42 39 37 35 33 33 36 36 30 25 23 31 29 27 25 39 34 28 25 40 38 29 25 42 40
Snow -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Rain -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Likely Likely Likely Definite Definite Definite Definite Definite Definite Likely Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Chance
WIND CHILL -- 41° 41° 39° 39° 39° 37° 36° 36° 36° 36° 36° 34° 34° 37° 38° 40° 43° -- -- 43° 39° 36° 35° 34° 33° 36° 36° 30° 27° 25° 32° 29° 26° 24° 38° 35° 28° 24° -- -- -- 24° 43° 40°
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For MASON County, Kentucky
Issued at 100 AM EST WED DEC 19 2018
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      FAIR      34  27  75 E6        30.09F WCI  29          
COVINGTON      FAIR      33  26  75 SE7       30.08F WCI  27          
FRANKFORT      FAIR      28  25  88 CALM      30.08F FOG              


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: Wed Dec 19 00:05:01 EST 2018

CLOUD COVER                    MClear       MClear       MClear
PRECIP TYPE                      None         None         None
CHANCE PRECIP (%)                   0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)              44 (-5)       28 (0)           53
RH % (24H TREND)             51 (-11)      86 (-8)           51
20FTWND-AM(MPH)               Lgt/Var                   Lgt/Var
20FTWND-PM(MPH)               Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)               3300                      2680
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)              E  2                     SW 16
LAL                                 1            1            1
HAINES INDEX                        4            4            4

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. South winds
around 5 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Cloudy with rain likely. Highs in the lower 50s. Southeast
winds around 5 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Rain. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower 40s. Northwest
winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain likely and a chance of snow. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the lower 40s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 40s.
West winds around 5 mph. 

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For MASON County, Kentucky
406 AM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 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

OVERNIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Southeast winds around 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then cloudy with a chance of rain after midnight. Lows around 40. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

THURSDAY
Rain. Highs in the upper 40s. Southeast winds around 5 mph, becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of rain 90 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Rain. Lows around 40. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

FRIDAY
Cloudy with rain. Highs in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the evening. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 30.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 30.

CHRISTMAS DAY
Partly cloudy. A chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

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