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

ISSUED AT 02:00 UTC ON THURSDAY MAR 23 2017
DAY WED THURSDAY
EDT 3HR 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 29° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 63°
TEMP 36° 36° 34° 34° 32° 31° 31° 29° 29° 31° 34° 40° 47° 52° 56° 58° 61° 63° 63° 61° 58°
SKY COVER 24% 28% 37% 51% 50% 44% 46% 44% 41% 40% 42% 36% 33% 35% 39% 43% 47% 50% 61% 65% 68%
Clouds
DEW PT 18° 20° 20° 20° 20° 20° 18° 20° 20° 20° 22° 23° 27° 25° 27° 27° 29° 31° 32° 32° 31°
RH 48% 52% 53% 56% 58% 60% 57% 65% 65% 65% 58% 50% 45% 36% 33% 30% 30% 31% 32% 33% 36%
POP 12HR -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 2 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
WIND Gust(MPH) 5 5 5 5 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 6 8 8 9 10 10 13 13 10
WIND DIR NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE E E SE SE S S S S S S S S
DEW -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Frost Frost -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 34 33 32 31 32 31 31 29 29 31 34 40 47 52 56 58 61 63 63 61 58
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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 7A 8A 9A 10A 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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 45° -- -- -- -- 70° -- -- -- -- 50° -- -- 72° -- -- 52° 68° -- -- 50° 74° -- -- 52° 70° -- -- 47° 68° --
TEMP 56° 54° 52° 52° 50° 49° 49° 47° 47° 47° 45° 45° 45° 47° 52° 56° 67° 70° 63° 56° 54° 52° 52° 63° 70° 72° 63° 54° 52° 67° 63° 54° 52° 72° 65° 54° 52° 67° 61° 52° 47° 65° 61°
SKY COVER 73% 69% 65% 61% 59% 56% 54% 55% 55% 56% 56% 57% 57% 57% 58% 59% 59% 57% 55% 40% 62% 58% 77% 73% 80% 85% 92% 96% 88% 82% 68% 59% 56% 53% 72% 80% 76% 59% 58% 52% 64% 47% 34%
Clouds
DEW PT 31° 32° 34° 38° 38° 38° 38° 38° 36° 36° 36° 38° 38° 38° 40° 40° 45° 47° 47° 47° 47° 47° 47° 49° 49° 49° 50° 52° 52° 52° 52° 50° 49° 52° 52° 52° 50° 52° 50° 49° 45° 47° 47°
RH 38% 43% 50% 58% 61% 63% 66% 67% 68% 67% 70% 76% 76% 70% 61% 55% 47% 45% 57% 69% 76% 86% 83% 60% 49% 45% 64% 93% 96% 60% 66% 89% 92% 49% 61% 89% 93% 56% 69% 89% 96% 50% 60%
POP 12HR 0% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0% -- -- -- -- -- 0% -- -- -- 0% -- -- -- 29% -- 88% -- 72% -- 36% -- 27% -- 58% -- 56% -- 32% -- 29%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- -- -- 0.00in -- -- -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.00in -- 0.01in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 8 10 8 7 7 6 6 7 9 14 9 7 7 6 10 7 5 5 7 5 5 2 7 6 2 2 7 5
WIND DIR S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S SW SW S S SW S S S SW W NW N W W
HeatIndex 56 54 52 52 50 49 49 47 47 47 45 41 41 47 52 56 67 70 63 56 54 52 52 63 70 72 63 54 52 67 63 54 52 72 65 54 52 67 61 52 47 65 61
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Chance Likely Definite Definite Likely Chance Slight Chance -- Slight Chance Chance Chance Likely Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Slight Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 42° 41° 41° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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 WHITLEY County, Kentucky
Issued at 1000 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017
SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
JACKSON        CLEAR     38  15  39 VRB3      30.40R                  
LONDON         CLEAR     41  14  33 NE8       30.37R                  
SOMERSET       CLEAR     37  19  48 N9        30.40R WCI  31          
MIDDLESBORO    CLEAR     42  23  47 CALM      30.37R                  
MONTICELLO     CLEAR     40  22  48 N12G18    30.40R WCI  33          


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 WHITLEY County, KY
Provided by the National Weather Service:

Issued at: Wed Mar 22 22:05:01 EDT 2017

Whitesburg, Coal Run, Elkhorn City, Pikeville, 
and South Williamson
431 PM EDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. 
Min Temperature.....Around 28. 
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler. 
Max Humidity........63-73 percent. 
   24 hr trend......23 percent drier. 
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated 
                    fire growth. 
ADI.................40 decreasing to 6 late. 
LVORI...............3. 
Prob of precip......0 percent. 
QPF (inches)........NONE. 

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. 
Max Temperature.....Around 62. 
   24 hr trend......14 degrees warmer. 
Min Humidity........20-30 percent. 
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter. 
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume 
                    dominated fire growth. 
Mixing Height.......3900 ft agl. 
Transport Winds.....South around 10 mph. 
Dispersion Index....41. 
Vent Rate...........Fair (41400 knot-ft). 
ADI.................26 increasing to 43 in the afternoon. 
LVORI...............2. 
Prob of precip......0 percent. 
QPF (inches)........NONE. 

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. 
Min Temperature.....Around 44. 
   24 hr trend......14 degrees warmer. 
Max Humidity........68-78 percent. 
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter. 
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume 
                    dominated fire growth. 
ADI.................35 decreasing to 12 late. 
LVORI...............3. 
Prob of precip......0 percent. 
QPF (inches)........NONE. 

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. 
Max Temperature.....Around 69. 
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer. 
Min Humidity........40-48 percent. 
   24 hr trend......13 percent wetter. 
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume 
                    dominated fire growth. 
Mixing Height.......3300 ft agl. 
Transport Winds.....South around 15 mph. 
Dispersion Index....54. 
Vent Rate...........Good (54000 knot-ft). 
ADI.................28 increasing to 48 in the afternoon. 
LVORI...............2. 
Prob of precip......10 percent. 
QPF (inches)........NONE. 


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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 WHITLEY County, Kentucky
752 PM EDT Wed Mar 22 2017

   FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM EDT
THURSDAY  

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of eastern Kentucky.

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Freezing temperatures are forecast tonight into Thursday morning.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday.

Thunderstorms are possible from Saturday night through Sunday, 
and again Monday evening and Monday night.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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


7-Day Forecast For WHITLEY County, KY


FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THURSDAY

REST OF TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Light winds.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Light winds.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Light winds.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. Highs around 70. South winds around 10 mph.

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

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 90 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s.

MONDAY
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny with showers likely. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s.

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