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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 23:00 UTC ON WEDNESDAY FEB 08 2023
DAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY
EDT 3HR 8P 9P 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P
MAX/MIN 59° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 54° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 67°
TEMP 56° 54° 54° 54° 54° 54° 54° 54° 56° 58° 58° 58° 59° 59° 61° 63° 65° 65° 65° 67° 67° 65° 61° 58°
SKY COVER 95% 95% 94% 92% 88% 84% 82% 82% 84% 86% 89% 92% 94% 95% 94% 90% 83% 74% 65% 54% 45% 40% 40% 44%
Clouds
DEW PT 49° 50° 50° 50° 50° 50° 50° 52° 52° 52° 52° 52° 52° 52° 52° 54° 54° 54° 54° 49° 45° 43° 40° 38°
RH 79% 89% 90% 89% 89% 85% 85% 89% 83% 79% 79% 80% 77% 77% 74% 70% 69% 70% 69% 52% 46% 44% 45% 48%
POP 12HR 26% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 52% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.02in -- -- -- -- -- 0.04in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 5 6 7 7 8 9 10 10 10 13 14 15 16 17 21 22 23 23 23 23 22 21 18 17
WIND Gust(MPH) 6 7 10 10 13 14 17 17 18 24 31 31 31 38 37 37 37 39 39 39 40 39 35 33
WIND DIR SE SE SE SE SE SE SE S S S S S S S S S S SW SW SW SW SW SW W
DEW -- -- -- -- Mod Dew Mod Dew -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 56 54 54 54 54 54 54 54 56 58 58 58 59 59 61 63 65 65 65 67 67 65 61 58
Snow Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Rain Showers Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Likely Likely Likely Likely Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS



DAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY
EDT 6HR 8P 9P 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 8A 11A 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° -- -- 54° -- -- -- -- 29° -- -- 45° -- -- 29° 47° -- -- 25° 56° -- -- 34° 58° -- -- 45° 61° --
TEMP 54° 54° 50° 49° 47° 45° 45° 43° 41° 40° 38° 38° 41° 50° 54° 47° 40° 36° 32° 29° 36° 43° 45° 38° 29° 29° 45° 38° 29° 25° 52° 45° 38° 34° 54° 49° 45° 45° 59° 54°
SKY COVER 48% 52% 55% 58% 60% 61% 62% 62% 62% 63% 64% 67% 57% 75% 73% 62% 69% 58% 57% 57% 57% 20% 16% 31% 56% 68% 18% 15% 25% 30% 22% 37% 58% 54% 74% 85% 82% 75% 69% 55%
Clouds
DEW PT 38° 38° 38° 38° 38° 38° 38° 38° 36° 34° 34° 34° 36° 38° 36° 36° 34° 31° 27° 25° 27° 27° 25° 25° 25° 25° 29° 27° 27° 25° 31° 32° 34° 34° 40° 43° 43° 45° 45° 43°
RH 52% 54% 60% 68% 71% 76% 78% 82% 79% 82% 81% 82% 82% 61% 52% 64% 76% 81% 81% 85% 69% 52% 43% 59% 84% 88% 55% 67% 92% 100% 44% 62% 82% 99% 59% 79% 92% 96% 59% 68%
POP 12HR 60% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2% -- -- -- 12% -- -- -- 13% -- -- -- 12% -- 21% -- 22% -- 10% -- 3% -- 15% -- 43% -- 68% -- 35%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.02in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 17 16 15 15 14 10 9 7 7 6 5 2 2 5 6 6 7 8 7 9 9 8 9 8 8 7 9 8 7 6 8 8 8 7 9 14 15 16 17 10
WIND DIR W W W W W W W W W W W NW W W NW NW N N N N NE NE NE NE NE N N NW W S SW SW SW S S SE S SW SW SW
HeatIndex 54 54 50 49 47 45 39 38 37 35 35 36 40 50 54 47 36 30 26 21 28 37 45 31 21 21 39 31 22 19 52 40 32 29 54 49 45 45 59 54
Snow Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Chance Chance Likely Chance Slight Chance --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- 40° 40° 39° 36° 36° 35° -- -- -- -- -- 35° 30° 26° 21° 29° 38° 40° 32° 21° 22° 40° 32° 22° 18° -- 41° 32° 28° -- -- 38° 38° -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For POWELL County, Kentucky
Issued at 600 PM EST WED FEB 08 2023
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      CLOUDY    55  49  80 E6        30.15F                  
COVINGTON      CLOUDY    52  41  66 SE10      30.16F                  
FRANKFORT      CLOUDY    54  48  80 E7        30.14F                  


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: Wed Feb 8 18:05:01 EST 2023

505 AM EST Wed Feb 8 2023

                      Today        Tonight      Thu          

Cloud Cover           Mcldy        Mcldy        Pcldy        
Chance precip (%)     20           40           70           
Precip type           showers      showers      showers      
Temp (24H TREND)      59 (-7)      51 (+6)      66           
Rh % (24H TREND)      63 (+31)     93 (-4)      51           
20ftwnd-AM(mph)       Lgt/Var                   S 19-23 G42  
20ftwnd-PM(mph)       SE 2-6       SE 5-9 G17   SW 19-23 G43 
Precip duration       1            1            2            
Precip begin                                    Continuing   
Precip end                                      6 PM         
Precip amount         0.00         0.02         0.09         
LAL                   1            1            1            
Haines Index (MID)    3                         2            
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    1300                      3500         
Transport wnd (mph)   SE  6                     SW 40        
Vent rate (kt-ft)     6500                      122500       
ADI Early             8            9            55           
ADI Late              10           15           104          
Max LVORI Early       7            5            4            
Max LVORI Late        3            4            1            

Remarks...ADI is Atmospheric Dispersion Index by Lavdas.        
LVORI is Low Visibility Occurrence Risk Index.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For POWELL County, Kentucky
314 PM EST Wed Feb 8 2023

   WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY  

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for eastern Kentucky.

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

South winds of 10 to 20 mph, with gusts up to 40 mph, will occur at 
times towards dawn, mainly west of I-75.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday.

South to southwest winds of 15 to 25 mph, with gusts of 35 to 45 mph,
will occur at times on Thursday. 

There is a small potential for snow at times during the weekend, 
mainly in southeast Kentucky, but any accumulation looks like it 
would be very light.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation may be needed Thursday.

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


7-Day Forecast For POWELL County, KY


WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY

TONIGHT
Cloudy. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance of showers overnight. Lows in the mid 50s. Temperature rising to around 60 overnight. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph overnight. Chance of rain 40 percent.

THURSDAY
Cloudy with showers likely in the morning, then partly cloudy with a chance of showers in the afternoon. Breezy with highs in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Much cooler with lows in the upper 30s. West winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in the evening.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Cooler with highs in the mid 50s. West winds around 5 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning, then clearing. Highs in the mid 40s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers. A slight chance of snow showers overnight. Lows in the upper 20s. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning, then clearing. A slight chance of snow showers in the morning. A slight chance of rain showers. Highs in the upper 40s. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Not as cool with lows in the mid 30s.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Showers likely. Not as cool with lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the morning, then partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

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