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

ISSUED AT 10:00 UTC ON SATURDAY DEC 16 2017
DAY SATURDAY
EDT 3HR 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P
MAX/MIN -- 25° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 49°
TEMP 32° 29° 31° 34° 38° 40° 45° 47° 49° 49° 49° 47° 43°
SKY COVER 23% 24% 19% 15% 10% 9% 7% 6% 5% 4% 3% 4% 5%
Clouds
DEW PT 23° 25° 25° 25° 25° 25° 27° 27° 27° 27° 27° 27° 29°
RH 68% 81% 74% 66% 62% 54% 48% 45% 42% 40% 42% 46% 55%
POP 12HR -- 0% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 2 2 6 7 8 9 10 10 10 9 8 7 7
WIND Gust(MPH) 5 6 7 9 13 15 18 18 17 14 13 10 9
WIND DIR SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
DEW Frost Frost Frost Frost -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 29 26 26 29 31 34 39 47 49 49 49 47 39
Rain -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- 25° 28° 32° 34° 40° -- -- -- -- -- 39°
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS



DAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
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 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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 31° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 45° -- -- -- -- 38° -- -- 52° -- -- 43° 56° -- -- 31° 49° -- -- 32° 56° -- -- 41° 52° --
TEMP 40° 38° 38° 36° 34° 32° 32° 32° 34° 32° 34° 32° 31° 34° 36° 38° 41° 43° 45° 45° 45° 43° 43° 40° 38° 38° 38° 40° 45° 50° 52° 47° 45° 43° 56° 49° 38° 31° 49° 41° 34° 34° 56° 50° 43° 43° 52° 41°
SKY COVER 6% 6% 7% 8% 11% 14% 17% 31% 45% 59% 65% 72% 79% 81% 83% 85% 90% 95% 100% 99% 97% 96% 94% 89% 90% 89% 88% 88% 83% 82% 69% 77% 64% 71% 67% 46% 20% 8% 10% 22% 26% 40% 39% 47% 65% 82% 87% 85%
Clouds
DEW PT 29° 31° 31° 31° 31° 31° 29° 29° 27° 27° 27° 27° 29° 29° 29° 31° 31° 32° 34° 34° 36° 36° 36° 36° 36° 38° 38° 40° 43° 45° 43° 43° 43° 43° 43° 38° 32° 27° 25° 25° 25° 27° 38° 38° 40° 40° 40° 32°
RH 64% 72% 75% 79% 85% 92% 88% 85% 78% 81% 78% 81% 88% 85% 79% 72% 67% 65% 62% 65% 70% 76% 79% 85% 92% 99% 99% 100% 92% 79% 74% 86% 96% 96% 61% 68% 79% 84% 40% 52% 66% 72% 51% 60% 86% 88% 65% 70%
POP 12HR 0% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 4% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 56% -- -- -- 27% -- -- -- 14% -- 12% -- 13% -- 7% -- 4% -- 6% -- 6% -- 50% -- 56%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- 0.06in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 7 6 5 5 5 6 6 6 5 5 5 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 5 6 6 5 2 5 7 5 2 2 2 1 1 2 7 7 6 7 7 6
WIND DIR SW SW SW SW SW SW S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW W W NW NW NW SW SE S S S SW SW W W
HeatIndex 36 34 34 33 31 27 27 27 29 28 29 29 28 31 33 36 40 42 45 45 43 42 41 37 35 38 36 40 42 50 52 47 43 41 56 49 36 28 49 41 34 32 56 50 40 38 52 38
Rain -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Likely Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Chance Chance Chance Chance
WIND CHILL 35° 34° 35° 32° 30° 27° 27° 27° 30° 28° 30° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 43° -- -- -- -- 40° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 39° 39° -- 37°
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For POWELL County, Kentucky
Issued at 500 AM EST SAT DEC 16 2017
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      CLEAR     32  23  69 S10       30.12F WCI  24          
COVINGTON      CLOUDY    33  25  72 S9        30.05F WCI  25          
FRANKFORT      CLEAR     33  22  63 SW10      30.11S WCI  25          


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 POWELL County, KY
Provided by the National Weather Service:

Issued at: Sat Dec 16 05:05:01 EST 2017

432 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. 
Min Temperature.....Around 26. 
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer. 
Max Humidity........80-90 percent. 
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier. 
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume 
                    dominated fire growth. 
ADI.................21 decreasing to 9 late. 
LVORI...............4. 
Prob of precip......0 percent. 
QPF (inches)........NONE. 

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. 
Max Temperature.....Around 51. 
   24 hr trend......18 degrees warmer. 
Min Humidity........40 percent. 
   24 hr trend......14 percent drier. 
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated 
                    fire growth. 
Mixing Height.......3000 ft agl. 
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 15 mph. 
Dispersion Index....56. 
Vent Rate...........Good (56000 knot-ft). 
ADI.................41 increasing to 64 in the afternoon. 
LVORI...............3. 
Prob of precip......0 percent. 
QPF (inches)........NONE. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. 
Min Temperature.....Around 32. 
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer. 
Max Humidity........82-92 percent. 
   24 hr trend......7 percent wetter. 
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated 
                    fire growth. 
ADI.................6. 
LVORI...............4. 
Prob of precip......0 percent. 
QPF (inches)........NONE. 

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers in 
                    the morning, then chance of rain showers in the 
                    afternoon. 
Max Temperature.....Around 47. 
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler. 
Min Humidity........51-61 percent. 
   24 hr trend......11 percent wetter. 
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated 
                    fire growth. 
Mixing Height.......1500 ft agl. 
Transport Winds.....South around 10 mph. 
Dispersion Index....18. 
Vent Rate...........Poor (17900 knot-ft). 
ADI.................7 increasing to 23 in the afternoon. 
LVORI...............4. 
Prob of precip......40 percent. 
QPF (inches)........0.01 inches. 


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Hazardous Weather Outlook For POWELL County, Kentucky
422 AM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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


7-Day Forecast For POWELL County, KY

TODAY
Sunny. Highs around 50. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Light winds.

SUNDAY
Cloudy. A chance of rain. Rain likely late. Highs in the mid 40s. Light winds. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain showers in the evening. Lows in the upper 30s. Light winds.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s. Light winds.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the upper 40s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the lower 30s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the upper 30s.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 50s.

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