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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 21:00 UTC ON WEDNESDAY APR 26 2017
DAY WEDNESDAY
EDT 3HR 6P 7P
MAX/MIN -- 85°
TEMP 81° 79°
SKY COVER 0% 2%
Clouds
DEW PT 56° 56°
RH 41% 45%
POP 12HR -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- --
SNOWFALL -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 6 7
WIND Gust(MPH) 7 8
WIND DIR S S
DEW -- --
HeatIndex 81 79
Rain Showers -- --
Thunder Storm -- --
WIND CHILL -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 73.80 72.89



DAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY SUN MONDAY TUESDAY
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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 63° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 74° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 52° -- -- 83° -- -- 63° 85° -- -- 65° 85° -- -- 58° 70° -- -- 49° 70° --
TEMP 76° 74° 72° 70° 68° 67° 67° 67° 65° 65° 63° 63° 63° 63° 65° 67° 68° 70° 72° 72° 74° 74° 72° 70° 67° 65° 61° 58° 56° 54° 52° 52° 52° 52° 54° 67° 77° 83° 76° 65° 65° 81° 77° 68° 67° 81° 76° 65° 59° 68° 63° 52° 49° 63° 63°
SKY COVER 3% 5% 7% 15% 19% 24% 28% 31% 34% 38% 53% 68% 83% 87% 90% 93% 87% 80% 74% 65% 56% 47% 43% 35% 32% 31% 28% 27% 30% 35% 38% 40% 44% 45% 43% 26% 37% 35% 54% 77% 82% 54% 51% 51% 48% 60% 79% 94% 80% 40% 43% 31% 33% 30% 33%
Clouds
DEW PT 56° 56° 56° 56° 56° 56° 56° 56° 56° 56° 56° 56° 56° 56° 56° 56° 58° 58° 58° 56° 54° 54° 54° 54° 52° 52° 52° 52° 50° 50° 49° 49° 49° 49° 50° 56° 56° 56° 58° 61° 63° 61° 63° 61° 63° 61° 61° 59° 56° 49° 45° 43° 41° 45° 47°
RH 47% 52% 59% 63% 65% 65% 65% 67% 70% 72% 74% 74% 75% 74% 72% 69% 67% 64% 61% 57% 51% 49% 51% 54% 58% 64% 69% 77% 82% 89% 93% 89% 89% 89% 89% 65% 48% 39% 56% 84% 93% 50% 61% 78% 83% 50% 61% 80% 89% 49% 53% 70% 73% 49% 54%
POP 12HR 0% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 32% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 47% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 5% -- -- -- 20% -- 46% -- 30% -- 24% -- 37% -- 75% -- 59% -- 8% -- 9%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.11in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 7 7 7 7 8 8 9 9 10 10 10 10 10 10 9 9 9 10 10 10 10 10 9 8 6 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 6 7 8 6 6 5 8 6 2 7 10 8 9 8 15 9 7 7 9 6
WIND DIR S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S SW SW SW SW W W W W W W W W W W SW SW SE SE SE S S S S S S SW S S S S S S SW SW SW SW SW W W
HeatIndex 76 74 72 70 68 67 67 67 65 65 63 63 63 63 65 67 68 70 72 72 74 74 72 70 67 65 61 58 56 54 52 52 52 52 54 67 77 82 76 65 65 82 77 68 67 82 76 65 59 68 63 52 49 63 63
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Likely Likely Chance -- -- -- -- --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Likely Likely Chance -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 70.99 69.99 69.02 67.72 66.23 65.42 65.42 65.51 63.98 64.05 62.40 62.40 62.42 62.40 64.05 65.60 66.33 67.78 69.17 68.88 69.90 69.74 68.44 67.17 65.11 63.77 60.62 58.10 56.28 54.29 52.26 52.41 52.41 52.41 54.29 65.42 71.79 74.88 71.84 64.45 64.76 74.89 73.10 66.89 66.23 74.89 72.31 64.32 58.99 65.42 61.91 53.12 50.46 61.82 61.94

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For POWELL County, Kentucky
Issued at 500 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      SUNNY     82  48  30 S17G24    29.65F                  
COVINGTON      MOSUNNY   81  59  47 S16G29    29.60F                  
FRANKFORT      SUNNY     83  52  34 S13       29.61F                  


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 Apr 26 17:12:25 EDT 2017

512 PM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. 
Min Temperature.....59-64. 
   24 hr trend......11 degrees warmer. 
Max Humidity........74-84 percent. 
   24 hr trend......21 percent drier. 
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume 
                    dominated fire growth. 
ADI.................56 decreasing to 12 late. 
LVORI...............4. 
Prob of precip......0 percent. 
QPF (inches)........NONE. 

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers and a 
                    slight chance of thunderstorms. 
Max Temperature.....72-77. 
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler. 
Min Humidity........45-53 percent. 
   24 hr trend......16 percent wetter. 
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. 
LAL.................2. 
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume 
                    dominated fire growth. 
Mixing Height.......4800 ft agl. 
Transport Winds.....Southwest 20 to 25 mph. 
Dispersion Index....87. 
Vent Rate...........Good (87200 knot-ft). 
ADI.................54 increasing to 66 in the afternoon. 
LVORI...............3. 
Prob of precip......40 percent. 
QPF (inches)........0.11 inches. 

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. 
Min Temperature.....Around 52. 
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler. 
Max Humidity........93 percent. 
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter. 
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the south 
                    late. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume 
                    dominated fire growth. 
ADI.................75 decreasing to 3 late. 
LVORI...............5. 
Prob of precip......0 percent. 
QPF (inches)........NONE. 

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. 
Max Temperature.....Around 82. 
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer. 
Min Humidity........30-40 percent. 
   24 hr trend......16 percent drier. 
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume 
                    dominated fire growth. 
Mixing Height.......4300 ft agl. 
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph shifting to the south 10 to 
                    15 mph in the afternoon. 
Dispersion Index....64. 
Vent Rate...........Good (63600 knot-ft). 
ADI.................41 increasing to 63 in the afternoon. 
LVORI...............4. 
Prob of precip......10 percent. 
QPF (inches)........NONE. 


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Hazardous Weather Outlook For POWELL County, Kentucky
340 PM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday.

Thunderstorms are anticipated Thursday morning into early 
afternoon. A few severe storms will be possible with damaging 
winds being the main threat.

Thunderstorms are possible again at times Friday night through
Monday. Gusty winds will likely occur Sunday night into Monday as
well as a strong front passes across the region.

 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

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms near dawn. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then mostly sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Light winds.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Light winds.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Light winds.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows around 60. Chance of rain 70 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny with showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 50.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 70.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s.

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