1st Responders/1st Detectors/Storm Spotters Weather Summary for Simpson County, KY

Forecast Maps


Reg. NEXRAD Animation


National Fire Danger: Day 1 & 2 Map

Current NWS Watch/Warnings

SPC Convective Day 1 Outlook


Day 2 Outlook

(Click images to enlarge|Page will refresh every 5 minutes)
UK Ag. Weather Center Desktop Severe Weather Service[HERE]
Simpson County, KY Hazardous Weather Outlook Webcast
(9 AM to 9 PM Mon-Fri)
[Fast]
[Dial-up]


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

ISSUED AT 02:00 UTC ON WEDNESDAY AUG 23 2017
DAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY
CDT 3HR 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 67° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 79°
TEMP 72° 72° 72° 70° 70° 70° 68° 67° 67° 67° 68° 70° 72° 74° 76° 79° 79° 79° 79° 79° 76°
SKY COVER 77% 66% 60% 60% 65% 68% 78% 81% 78% 81% 76% 66% 61% 56% 47% 42% 38% 31% 27% 24% 18%
Clouds
DEW PT 72° 70° 70° 70° 70° 68° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 67° 65° 65° 63° 61° 61° 61° 61° 61° 59°
RH 99% 96% 96% 100% 96% 96% 96% 99% 96% 96% 93% 87% 78% 70% 64% 56% 53% 52% 52% 54% 55%
POP 12HR -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 51% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- -- 0.09in -- -- -- -- -- 0.01in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 2 2 5 5 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 6
WIND Gust(MPH) 6 6 7 7 7 6 6 6 5 6 7 7 8 9 9 9 9 9 8 8 7
WIND DIR NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW N N N N N N N N N N N N N
DEW Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Hvy Dew Hvy Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Mod Dew Lgt Dew Lgt Dew -- -- -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 72 72 72 70 70 70 68 67 67 67 68 70 72 74 76 79 81 81 81 79 76
Rain Showers Scattered Isolated Isolated Isolated Isolated Isolated Isolated -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 71.93 71.71 71.71 70.00 69.75 69.75 67.80 66.95 66.82 66.82 67.65 69.20 70.40 71.49 72.59 74.11 73.78 73.67 73.67 73.89 71.74



DAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY
CDT 6HR 7P 8P 9P 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 1P 4P 7P 10P 1A 4A 7A 10A 1P 4P 7P 1A 7A 1P 7P 1A 7A 1P 7P 1A 7A 1P 7P 1A 7A 1P 7P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 58° -- -- -- -- 79° -- -- -- -- 56° -- -- 79° -- -- 58° 79° -- -- 58° 79° -- -- 63° 79° -- -- 63° 79° --
TEMP 74° 72° 68° 67° 65° 63° 63° 61° 59° 58° 58° 58° 59° 63° 67° 72° 79° 79° 76° 65° 61° 58° 58° 70° 76° 79° 74° 61° 59° 77° 76° 63° 61° 77° 74° 65° 65° 79° 76° 65° 65° 79° 76°
SKY COVER 11% 10% 8% 8% 7% 7% 7% 7% 6% 6% 7% 10% 11% 10% 8% 7% 17% 12% 9% 7% 12% 18% 28% 32% 38% 35% 30% 36% 53% 56% 50% 54% 60% 60% 61% 60% 74% 73% 76% 72% 78% 83% 77%
Clouds
DEW PT 59° 58° 58° 58° 58° 58° 56° 56° 56° 56° 56° 56° 56° 56° 58° 58° 58° 58° 56° 56° 54° 54° 54° 56° 56° 56° 56° 54° 56° 56° 58° 58° 58° 61° 63° 63° 63° 63° 63° 61° 61° 63° 63°
RH 60% 63% 70% 75% 77% 80% 80% 86% 90% 89% 93% 93% 86% 78% 73% 61% 48% 47% 51% 72% 78% 86% 86% 60% 50% 47% 53% 78% 87% 48% 54% 83% 89% 57% 65% 89% 92% 57% 66% 86% 90% 59% 66%
POP 12HR 8% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1% -- -- -- -- -- 1% -- -- -- 2% -- -- -- 1% -- 2% -- 8% -- 12% -- 24% -- 21% -- 35% -- 35% -- 34%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 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) 6 5 5 5 5 5 5 2 2 2 2 2 2 5 5 6 7 7 6 5 5 5 5 7 8 7 6 6 6 7 6 6 5 7 6 5 5 8 7 8 7 7 7
WIND DIR N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N NE N N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE E E E E SE E SE E SE SE
HeatIndex 74 72 68 67 65 63 63 61 59 58 58 58 59 63 67 72 79 80 76 65 61 58 58 70 76 79 74 61 59 77 76 63 61 77 74 65 65 79 76 65 65 79 76
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 70.66 69.31 66.48 65.87 64.22 62.54 62.54 60.83 58.99 58.05 58.03 58.03 58.98 62.49 65.78 69.17 73.22 73.11 71.36 64.05 60.73 58.06 58.06 67.54 71.27 73.11 70.07 60.73 58.99 71.79 71.65 62.61 60.87 72.70 71.07 64.62 64.73 74.22 72.78 64.52 64.66 74.44 72.78

Click on individual weather variable above in left-hand column (ie., TEMP, RH, QPF 12HR) to view state forecast maps






NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For SIMPSON County, Kentucky
Issued at 1000 PM EDT TUE AUG 22 2017
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PADUCAH        CLEAR     75  67  76 NW7       29.98R                  
HENDERSON      NOT AVBL                                               
OWENSBORO      CLOUDY    73  72  96 SW3       29.97R FOG              
HOPKINSVILLE   MOCLDY    73  71  96 W3        29.98R                  
BOWLING GREEN  CLOUDY    75  73  93 NW3       29.97R                  
GLASGOW        MOCLDY    73  73 100 CALM      29.97S                  


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 SIMPSON County, KY
Provided by the National Weather Service:

Issued at: Tue Aug 22 22:05:01 EDT 2017

331 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 /231 AM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017/

                      Today        Tonight      Wed          

CLOUD COVER           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy        
PRECIP TYPE           tstms        tstms        NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     70           60           0            
TEMP (24H TREND)      90 (-2)      65 (-7)      80           
RH % (24H TREND)      56 (+12)     100 (+7)     47           
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)   SW  5                     Lgt/Var      
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   W  8         Lgt/Var      N  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.16         0.23         0.00         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)7380                      5779         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 23                     N 10         
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     164833                    54367        
DISPERSION            Excellent                 Good         
DSI                   SLGT UNSTBL  SLGT UNSTBL  SLGT UNSTBL  
LAL                   4            4            2            
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2            
ADI EARLY             69 GOOD      21 FAIR      33 FAIR      
ADI LATE              84 GOOD      8 POOR       43 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            7            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            1            

REMARKS...ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.        
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.

.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. North winds around 5 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper
70s. North winds around 5 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around
80. Northeast winds around 5 mph. 
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. East winds up to 5 mph. 
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s.
East winds up to 5 mph. 

SPC's Fire Weather Web Tool (Excellent!), SPC's Fire Weather Outlooks, NWS Fire Weather WEB, Fire Danger Class Map,
Keetch-Byram Drought Index, ROMAN Web, Haines Index ,
WFAS's 10-hr Dead Fuel Moist., WFAS's 100-hr Dead Fuel Moist., Probablity of Ignition, Visual blackness Map, Palmer Drought Index, HPC's Rainfall Forecast Maps


Hazardous Weather Outlook For SIMPSON County, Kentucky
923 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017 /823 PM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017/

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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


7-Day Forecast For SIMPSON County, KY

OVERNIGHT
Mostly cloudy late in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Lows in the upper 60s. Northwest winds up to 5 mph. Chance of showers 40 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs around 80. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. North winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 80. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs around 80.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs around 80.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80.

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