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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 06:00 UTC ON MONDAY MAY 01 2017
DAY MONDAY
EDT 3HR 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P
MAX/MIN -- -- -- -- -- 63° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 72°
TEMP 67° 65° 65° 63° 65° 65° 67° 65° 63° 67° 68° 70° 72° 72° 72° 70° 67°
SKY COVER 83% 86% 89% 92% 94% 96% 94% 87% 77% 64% 48% 31% 28% 26% 27% 29% 32%
Clouds
DEW PT 61° 61° 61° 61° 59° 58° 56° 54° 52° 50° 49° 47° 45° 43° 41° 41° 43°
RH 80% 90% 90% 89% 84% 81% 70% 67% 67% 56% 49% 43% 39% 36% 32% 36% 41%
POP 12HR -- -- -- -- -- 98% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- -- -- -- -- 0.46in -- -- -- -- -- 0.20in -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 13 10 10 10 9 10 14 15 17 18 18 18 18 18 18 17 15
WIND Gust(MPH) 17 16 16 15 15 16 22 26 31 33 35 35 35 35 33 31 26
WIND DIR S S S S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
DEW -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
HeatIndex 67 65 65 63 65 65 67 65 63 67 68 70 72 72 72 70 67
Rain Showers -- -- Isolated Numerous Definite Definite Definite Definite Numerous Scattered Isolated -- -- -- -- -- --
Thunder Storm -- -- Isolated Isolated Isolated Isolated Isolated Isolated Isolated Isolated Isolated -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 66.10 64.66 64.66 62.75 64.45 64.35 65.65 63.87 62.24 65.02 65.42 66.49 67.57 67.35 67.06 66.06 64.34



DAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
EDT 6HR 8P 9P 10P 11P MIDN 1A 2A 3A 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10A 11A NOON 1P 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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 49° -- -- -- -- -- -- 72° -- -- -- -- 47° -- -- 70° -- -- 52° 67° -- -- 49° 61° -- -- 45° 65° -- -- 45° 70° --
TEMP 63° 61° 59° 56° 54° 52° 52° 52° 50° 49° 49° 49° 49° 52° 56° 61° 65° 67° 68° 72° 65° 56° 52° 49° 49° 61° 67° 68° 63° 52° 54° 65° 63° 54° 49° 59° 56° 49° 47° 58° 61° 49° 47° 65° 59°
SKY COVER 35% 36% 38% 41% 43% 46% 49% 48% 44% 38% 31% 23% 13% 11% 10% 10% 14% 21% 24% 33% 28% 21% 35% 41% 49% 55% 67% 76% 83% 92% 96% 98% 98% 87% 86% 86% 84% 65% 53% 52% 45% 37% 29% 18% 18%
Clouds
DEW PT 43° 43° 41° 41° 41° 43° 43° 43° 43° 43° 43° 43° 43° 43° 41° 40° 40° 40° 40° 40° 43° 45° 45° 41° 45° 45° 45° 45° 47° 49° 52° 56° 54° 50° 47° 45° 45° 45° 45° 43° 45° 45° 43° 43° 47°
RH 46% 50% 51% 56% 61% 68% 71% 71% 74% 77% 76% 79% 80% 68% 57% 45% 40% 38% 35% 31% 42% 66% 77% 73% 85% 55% 45% 44% 57% 86% 93% 69% 70% 90% 93% 59% 66% 85% 92% 57% 55% 89% 89% 44% 62%
POP 12HR 100% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0% -- -- -- 5% -- -- -- 31% -- 51% -- 68% -- 71% -- 61% -- 44% -- 26% -- 23% -- 5%
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) 14 13 13 10 9 9 8 7 7 6 6 6 7 8 10 13 14 14 14 15 9 5 1 1 1 2 2 5 6 5 7 8 7 6 7 8 7 6 7 8 8 5 6 8 7
WIND DIR SW W W W W W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW W W W W W W W SW E N NW N NE E S S S NW NW W NW W NW NW W NW NW NW NW
HeatIndex 63 61 59 56 54 52 52 52 50 49 49 49 49 52 56 61 65 67 68 72 65 56 52 49 49 61 67 68 63 52 54 65 63 54 49 59 56 49 47 58 61 49 47 65 59
Rain Showers -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Likely Likely Likely Likely Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance -- -- --
Thunder Storm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Slight Chance -- Slight Chance Chance -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 61.75 60.39 58.95 56.68 55.03 53.20 53.08 53.08 51.26 50.24 50.29 50.13 50.08 53.20 56.66 60.33 62.95 64.20 64.71 66.99 63.02 56.52 52.86 50.46 49.81 60.46 64.52 65.17 62.01 52.52 54.18 63.94 62.31 54.26 49.38 58.95 56.52 49.81 47.52 58.19 60.46 49.59 47.71 63.09 58.96

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For WHITLEY County, Kentucky
Issued at 200 AM EDT MON MAY 01 2017
...EASTERN KENTUCKY...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
JACKSON        CLOUDY    73  57  57 SE8       29.82F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  72; 6HR MAX TEMP:  80; 6HR PCP: TRACE;                

LONDON         CLOUDY    70  60  70 S17G26    29.83S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  67; 6HR MAX TEMP:  79; 6HR PCP:  0.02;                

SOMERSET*      CLOUDY    66  61  82 S3        29.83S                  
MONTICELLO*    CLOUDY    69  62  78 S13G20    29.82F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  67; 6HR MAX TEMP:  69; 6HR PCP:  0.03;                

WILLIAMSBURG*  CLOUDY    68  64  88 SE10G17   29.84F                  
MIDDLESBORO*   CLOUDY    68  62  81 S7        29.88F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  68; 6HR MAX TEMP:  79;                                

HARLAN APT*    CLOUDY    70  59  68 CALM      29.88F                  
PIKE CO APT*     N/A     73  57  56 S7        29.86F                  
BIG SANDY APT* CLOUDY    76  57  51 S12       29.84F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  76; 6HR MAX TEMP:  82;                                

MOREHEAD APT*  MOCLDY    75  57  53 S7G16     29.80F                  


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: Mon May 1 02:05:01 EDT 2017

Whitesburg, Coal Run, Elkhorn City, Pikeville, 
and South Williamson
419 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM EDT MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. 
                    Isolated rain showers and thunderstorms in the 
                    evening. Scattered rain showers and 
                    thunderstorms late. 
Min Temperature.....63-68. 
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler. 
Max Humidity........83-93 percent. 
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier. 
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 5 to 15 mph. 
LAL.................4. 
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume 
                    dominated fire growth. 
ADI.................93 decreasing to 41 late. 
LVORI...............4. 
Prob of precip......50 percent. 
QPF (inches)........0.00 - 0.38 inches. 

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy then becoming mostly sunny. Numerous 
                    rain showers and scattered thunderstorms in the 
                    morning, then scattered rain showers and 
                    isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
Max Temperature.....70-75. 
   24 hr trend......14 degrees cooler. 
Min Humidity........31-41 percent. 
   24 hr trend......4 percent drier. 
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph increasing to 10 to 
                    20 mph early in the afternoon. 
LAL.................4. 
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume 
                    dominated fire growth. 
Mixing Height.......6400 ft agl. 
Transport Winds.....South 30 to 35 mph shifting to the southwest 
                    around 40 mph early in the afternoon. 
Dispersion Index....196. 
Vent Rate...........Excellent (216300 knot-ft). 
ADI.................83 increasing to 131 in the afternoon. 
LVORI...............3. 
Prob of precip......70 percent. 
QPF (inches)........0.17 - 0.37 inches. 

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. 
Min Temperature.....47-52. 
   24 hr trend......16 degrees cooler. 
Max Humidity........74-82 percent. 
   24 hr trend......7 percent drier. 
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume 
                    dominated fire growth. 
ADI.................129 decreasing to 42 late. 
LVORI...............3. 
Prob of precip......10 percent. 
QPF (inches)........None. 

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. 
Max Temperature.....68-73. 
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler. 
Min Humidity........26-32 percent. 
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier. 
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 5 to 15 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated 
                    fire growth. 
Mixing Height.......8700 ft agl. 
Transport Winds.....West 25 to 30 mph increasing to around 35 mph 
                    early in the afternoon. 
Dispersion Index....200. 
Vent Rate...........Excellent (278200 knot-ft). 
ADI.................91 increasing to 145 in the afternoon. 
LVORI...............2. 
Prob of precip......0 percent. 
QPF (inches)........None. 


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Hazardous Weather Outlook For WHITLEY County, Kentucky
206 AM EDT Mon May 1 2017

   WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING  

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of eastern Kentucky.

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

Strong southwest winds are expected on Monday with winds between 
15 and 25 mph, with gusts up to 40 mph. 

Thunderstorms are possible again Wednesday and Thursday.

 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


WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING

REST OF TONIGHT
Showers and isolated thunderstorms near dawn. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

MONDAY
Showers and isolated thunderstorms early, then mostly cloudy with numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms late in the morning. Mostly sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. West winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds around 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Light winds.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

THURSDAY
Cloudy with showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

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