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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 21:00 UTC ON THURSDAY AUG 16 2018
DAY THURSDAY
EDT 3HR 6P 7P
MAX/MIN -- 81°
TEMP 77° 76°
SKY COVER 98% 96%
Clouds
DEW PT 70° 70°
RH 79% 81%
POP 12HR -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- --
SNOWFALL -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 13 10
WIND Gust(MPH) 15 14
WIND DIR S S
DEW -- --
HeatIndex 77 76
Rain Showers Chance Chance
Thunder Storm Chance Chance
WIND CHILL -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 74.90 74.20



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 6P 7P 8P 9P 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 8A 11A 2P 5P 8P 2A 8A 2P 8P 2A 8A 2P 8P 2A 8A 2P 8P 2A 8A 2P 8P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 68° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 79° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 67° -- -- 81° -- -- 63° 83° -- -- 65° 85° -- -- 67° 81° -- -- 61° 77° --
TEMP 76° 74° 74° 74° 72° 72° 70° 70° 70° 70° 68° 68° 70° 72° 74° 76° 76° 77° 79° 79° 79° 79° 79° 79° 76° 74° 74° 72° 70° 70° 70° 70° 68° 68° 68° 76° 79° 81° 76° 65° 65° 81° 76° 67° 67° 83° 79° 70° 68° 81° 74° 65° 63° 76° 72°
SKY COVER 94% 89% 85% 81% 79% 78% 76% 81% 86% 92% 92% 92% 93% 91% 90% 88% 86% 85% 83% 84% 85% 86% 87% 88% 89% 89% 88% 88% 87% 87% 87% 86% 86% 86% 86% 81% 76% 70% 65% 42% 46% 30% 28% 29% 46% 61% 77% 81% 84% 65% 68% 47% 45% 36% 33%
Clouds
DEW PT 70° 70° 70° 68° 68° 68° 68° 68° 70° 70° 68° 68° 70° 70° 72° 72° 74° 74° 74° 74° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 70° 70° 70° 70° 68° 68° 68° 67° 67° 68° 70° 70° 70° 70° 65° 65° 67° 67° 65° 65° 70° 70° 68° 68° 68° 67° 63° 61° 61° 61°
RH 84% 84% 87% 84% 86% 90% 93% 93% 100% 100% 100% 99% 99% 96% 93% 90% 90% 87% 84% 82% 79% 79% 82% 79% 85% 87% 90% 93% 96% 93% 96% 97% 96% 97% 99% 85% 74% 68% 79% 100% 100% 62% 73% 92% 93% 64% 77% 93% 99% 66% 76% 93% 96% 57% 66%
POP 12HR 100% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 53% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 62% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 60% -- -- -- 57% -- 32% -- 12% -- 7% -- 56% -- 61% -- 48% -- 24% -- 9%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.16in -- -- -- -- -- 0.18in -- -- -- -- -- 0.19in -- -- -- -- -- 0.07in -- -- -- -- -- 0.14in -- -- -- -- -- 0.26in -- -- -- 0.11in -- 0.07in -- 0.08in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 9 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 9 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 9 9 7 7 7 6 6 5 5 5 5 2 7 7 8 7 2 5 7 5 5 5 8 7 7 8 14 8 6 6 8 6
WIND DIR SW S S S S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW NW N N N NE NE E NE E SE S S S SW W W NW NW NW N
HeatIndex 76 74 74 74 72 72 70 70 70 70 68 68 70 72 74 76 76 77 79 84 84 84 79 79 76 74 74 72 70 70 70 70 68 68 68 76 83 84 76 65 65 85 76 67 67 88 79 70 68 84 74 65 63 76 72
Rain Showers Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- Chance Likely Likely Chance Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- --
Thunder Storm Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- Chance Likely Likely Chance Chance -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 74.49 72.66 72.91 72.66 70.98 71.27 69.57 69.57 70.00 70.00 68.00 67.95 69.94 71.71 73.41 75.05 75.05 75.70 77.22 77.00 76.67 76.67 77.00 76.67 74.58 72.91 73.16 71.49 69.75 69.57 69.75 69.82 67.80 67.85 67.95 74.58 76.11 77.09 74.01 65.00 65.00 76.36 73.45 66.64 66.68 78.21 76.44 69.57 67.95 76.85 71.99 64.76 62.91 71.93 69.53

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For MASON County, Kentucky
Issued at 500 PM EDT THU AUG 16 2018
...CENTRAL KENTUCKY...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
MT STERLING*     N/A     77  73  88 S7        30.08F                  
FLEMING/MASON*   N/A     77  73  86 S9        30.06F                  
DANVILLE*        N/A     73  70  88 S10       30.07S                  
LEXINGTON        N/A     80  70  71 S14G23    30.05F                  
FRANKFORT        N/A     82  71  69 SW16G26   30.01F                  
LOUISVILLE     PTSUNNY   84  72  67 S15       29.98F                  
LEBANON*         N/A     79  72  78 SW8G16    30.04F                  
GLASGOW*         N/A     85  74  68 S9        30.03F HX  92           
BOWLING GREEN    N/A     89  72  56 SW12      30.02F HX  96           


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 Aug 16 17:05:01 EDT 2018

CLOUD COVER                    Cloudy        MCldy        MCldy
PRECIP TYPE                     Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
CHANCE PRECIP (%)                  70           70           60
TEMP (24H TREND)              82 (-1)      69 (+1)           82
RH % (24H TREND)             68 (+12)     100 (+4)           72
20FTWND-AM(MPH)               Lgt/Var                     SW  6
20FTWND-PM(MPH)                  S  9        SW  7        SW  8
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.32         0.35         0.21
PRECIP DURATION                     5            8            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)               1990                      2230
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)             SW 17                      W 12
LAL                                 3            4            4
HAINES INDEX                        4            3            3

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows
in the upper 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the lower
80s. Northwest winds around 5 mph. 
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs
in the lower 80s. Northeast winds around 5 mph. 
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in
the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in
the upper 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in
the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For MASON County, Kentucky
500 AM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Periods of showers and thunderstorms will occur across the region
today into tonight. Moderate to locally heavy rainfall will occur.
This may result in high water or even minor flooding in places. In
addition, there is a brief window in the late afternoon to early 
evening when a few storms could produce strong to severe winds 
gusts.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

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

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Humid with highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Muggy. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Humid with highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Lows in the upper 50s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 80.

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