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

ISSUED AT 01:00 UTC ON SUNDAY JAN 20 2019
DAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
CDT 3HR 9P 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 20° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 27°
TEMP 38° 36° 34° 31° 29° 27° 25° 22° 22° 22° 20° 20° 20° 20° 20° 22° 25° 27° 27° 27° 25° 23°
SKY COVER 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 85% 69% 54% 46% 37% 28% 23% 18% 13% 18% 24% 30% 37% 43%
Clouds
DEW PT 36° 32° 31° 27° 25° 22° 20° 18° 16° 16° 16° 14° 14° 13° 13° 13° 13° 13° 13° 13° 13° 13°
RH 92% 88% 88% 88% 84% 84% 84% 84% 80% 77% 80% 80% 80% 77% 73% 67% 60% 57% 55% 57% 60% 64%
POP 12HR -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 78% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- -- -- 0.16in -- -- -- -- -- 0.06in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 21 21 22 22 23 22 22 21 18 18 17 17 16 16 15 15 15 15 15 14 13 9
WIND Gust(MPH) 29 32 35 38 38 38 35 31 31 29 24 24 23 23 23 23 22 22 21 18 16 15
WIND DIR NW NW NW N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N
DEW -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 27 25 22 18 15 12 10 7 7 7 6 4 5 5 7 9 13 15 16 15 14 13
Snow -- Slight Chance Chance Definite Likely Likely Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Rain Definite Definite Definite -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Freezing Rain -- -- -- -- -- -- Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Ice Pellets -- -- -- Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL 28° 25° 22° 18° 16° 13° 11° 13° 16° 16° 16° 14° 13°
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS



DAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
CDT 6HR 7P 8P 9P 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 16° -- -- -- 34° -- -- -- -- 25° -- -- 49° -- -- 40° 47° -- -- 25° 36° -- -- 25° 34° -- -- 20° 34° --
TEMP 22° 22° 22° 20° 20° 20° 20° 18° 18° 16° 16° 16° 16° 16° 20° 27° 34° 27° 25° 27° 27° 29° 38° 45° 49° 41° 47° 47° 38° 34° 29° 25° 36° 34° 29° 25° 34° 29° 25° 22° 34° 29°
SKY COVER 49% 60% 60% 61% 57% 54% 50% 48% 47% 45% 46% 47% 48% 46% 45% 35% 32% 26% 9% 24% 9% 29% 42% 60% 83% 85% 98% 98% 98% 92% 75% 58% 44% 51% 63% 47% 43% 62% 51% 59% 64% 73%
Clouds
DEW PT 13° 11° 11° 13° 13° 13° 13° 13° 11° 11° 11° 11° 11° 11° 13° 14° 16° 16° 16° 18° 25° 29° 32° 34° 43° 43° 36° 32° 27° 22° 25° 27° 27° 22° 22° 20° 18° 16° 20° 20°
RH 68% 58% 61% 67% 71% 73% 73% 76% 80% 80% 76% 80% 76% 76% 64% 47% 41% 60% 65% 63% 62% 63% 59% 51% 53% 75% 82% 82% 96% 92% 92% 92% 66% 72% 88% 88% 61% 69% 77% 81% 58% 68%
POP 12HR 1% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0% -- -- -- -- 2% -- -- -- 2% -- -- -- 10% -- 84% -- 84% -- 41% -- 6% -- 7% -- 10% -- 11% -- 32%
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) 7 6 6 6 5 5 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 5 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 10 17 18 18 17 22 15 8 9 7 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 8 8
WIND DIR N N N N N N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE E E SE E SE SE S S S S S S S SW W NW NW NW W W W W W NW W W SW NW
HeatIndex 13 14 14 13 14 13 14 13 12 11 11 10 10 9 12 20 27 19 16 18 19 20 29 45 49 33 47 47 31 27 21 18 29 29 23 17 28 22 16 12 26 21
Snow -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Chance Chance
Rain -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Chance Definite Definite Likely Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Chance --
Freezing Rain -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Ice Pellets -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL 14° 15° 15° 12° 14° 14° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 11° 20° 28° 20° 17° 19° 19° 20° 29° 37° -- 33° -- -- 32° 27° 22° 18° 30° 28° 22° 17° 28° 22° 17° 14° 27° 21°
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK COLDSTRESS

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 800 PM EST SAT JAN 19 2019
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PADUCAH        LGT SNOW  30  26  85 N23G33    29.78R VSB 1   WCI  17  
HENDERSON      LGT SNOW  29  28  96 NW15G29   29.71R VSB 3/4 WCI  18  
OWENSBORO      LGT SNOW  32  30  93 N18G28    29.63R FOG     WCI  20  
HOPKINSVILLE   LGT SNOW  33  32  98 NW15G24   29.65R FOG     WCI  22  
BOWLING GREEN  CLOUDY    41  37  86 NW13G25   29.53R                  
GLASGOW        LGT RAIN  42  40  96 NW13G22   29.47R                  


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: Sat Jan 19 20:05:01 EST 2019

427 AM EST Fri Jan 18 2019 /327 AM CST Fri Jan 18 2019/

                      Today        Tonight      Sat          

CLOUD COVER           MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy       
PRECIP TYPE           None         Showers      Tstms        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            100          100          
TEMP (24H TREND)      46 (0)       39 (+4)      56           
RH % (24H TREND)      71 (-12)     93 (-7)      80           
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)   Lgt/Var                   S  7         
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   Lgt/Var      E  5         W 10 G22     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.47         1.23         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2461                      2690         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  5                      W 16         
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     12305                     50768        
DISPERSION            Poor                      Good         
DSI                   STBL         STBL         STBL         
LAL                   1            2            2            
HAINES INDEX          2            3            2            
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       12 POOR      23 FAIR      
ADI LATE              13 GEN POOR  22 FAIR      30 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            5            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            4            4            

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

.SUNDAY...Rain showers, chance of snow showers and light freezing
rain. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the upper 20s. Northwest
winds around 15 mph. 
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the lower 30s.
North winds around 5 mph. 
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely. Warmer. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. South winds 5 to 15 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY...Rain showers and chance of snow showers. Colder.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 30s. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of snow showers.
Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the upper 30s. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph. 

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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
314 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019 /214 PM CST Sat Jan 19 2019/

 DAY ONE  Tonight

Cold air will filter into the region with temperatures falling 
into the 20s overnight. A band of snow is expected to move through
the region and will bring significant snowfall to southern 
Indiana and parts of Kentucky. The area at most risk for 
significant snowfall will be in areas west of I-65 and north of 
I-64. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories have 
been issued for the outlook area. Please see the Winter Weather 
Message product for more details.

Very hazardous driving conditions are expected late this evening
and into the overnight period.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday

The next weather system to affect the region looks to arrive 
around Wednesday bringing a round of rain and snow to the area.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotters are asked to report precipitation type and snowfall 
amounts tonight and Sunday morning.

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


7-Day Forecast For SIMPSON County, KY


WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST SUNDAY

TONIGHT
Breezy, colder. Rain possibly mixed with snow and sleet in the evening, then light snow likely possibly mixed with freezing rain and sleet after midnight. Snow and sleet accumulation around 1 inch. Lows around 20. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

SUNDAY
Colder. Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s. North winds 15 to 20 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Breezy, rain. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Rain. Highs in the upper 40s. Temperatures falling into the 30s in the afternoon. Chance of rain 80 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain and snow. Lows in the mid 20s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain and snow. Highs in the mid 30s.

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