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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 21:00 UTC ON THURSDAY AUG 16 2018
DAY THURSDAY
EDT 3HR 6P 7P
MAX/MIN -- 86°
TEMP 85° 81°
SKY COVER 71% 74%
Clouds
DEW PT 68° 70°
RH 58% 67%
POP 12HR -- --
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) -- --
SNOWFALL -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 7 6
WIND Gust(MPH) 8 7
WIND DIR SW SW
DEW -- --
HeatIndex 88 85
Rain Showers Chance Chance
Thunder Storm Chance Chance
Fog -- --
WIND CHILL -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 78.95 76.97



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 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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 70° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 85° -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 67° -- -- 81° -- -- 67° 85° -- -- 65° 85° -- -- 67° 81° -- -- 63° 79° --
TEMP 79° 76° 74° 74° 72° 72° 70° 72° 72° 72° 70° 70° 70° 72° 72° 74° 76° 79° 81° 83° 83° 81° 81° 77° 76° 74° 72° 72° 70° 70° 68° 70° 70° 68° 67° 77° 81° 81° 77° 67° 67° 83° 79° 68° 68° 83° 79° 70° 68° 81° 76° 67° 63° 79° 74°
SKY COVER 77% 77% 77% 77% 75% 73% 71% 77% 83% 89% 89% 89% 89% 90% 91% 92% 90% 87% 85% 84% 84% 83% 83% 82% 82% 82% 82% 82% 83% 84% 84% 85% 87% 88% 86% 82% 83% 78% 78% 66% 70% 55% 45% 36% 62% 71% 76% 82% 81% 70% 66% 60% 60% 38% 34%
Clouds
DEW PT 70° 70° 70° 68° 68° 67° 68° 68° 68° 68° 68° 68° 68° 68° 70° 70° 70° 70° 72° 72° 72° 72° 72° 70° 70° 70° 68° 68° 68° 68° 68° 68° 67° 67° 67° 70° 70° 72° 70° 67° 67° 70° 70° 67° 67° 68° 72° 68° 67° 70° 67° 65° 63° 63° 61°
RH 76% 79% 84% 84% 86% 87% 93% 90% 90% 90% 93% 92% 93% 90% 90% 84% 81% 74% 71% 69% 67% 71% 74% 79% 84% 87% 87% 89% 93% 96% 100% 97% 93% 97% 99% 79% 69% 73% 79% 100% 97% 62% 76% 96% 93% 62% 79% 93% 96% 66% 76% 93% 96% 58% 66%
POP 12HR 37% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 66% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 57% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 60% -- -- -- 66% -- 49% -- 34% -- 24% -- 52% -- 57% -- 54% -- 36% -- 18%
RAIN/SNOW (liq.equ) 0.14in -- -- -- -- -- 0.08in -- -- -- -- -- 0.25in -- -- -- -- -- 0.30in -- -- -- -- -- 0.16in -- -- -- -- -- 0.17in -- -- -- 0.16in -- 0.22in -- 0.18in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SNOWFALL 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- 0in -- -- -- 0in -- 0in -- 0in -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND SPEED(MPH) 6 5 5 5 5 2 2 2 2 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 5 2 2 2 5 5 5 2 2 2 5 6 6 5 1 1 5 2 1 1 7 6 5 6 9 7 5 6 6 6
WIND DIR S S S S S S S SW SW SW SW S S S S S S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW W W S S S W S S S S S S W W NW NW NW NW
HeatIndex 79 76 74 74 72 72 70 72 72 72 70 70 70 72 72 74 76 83 86 88 89 86 85 77 76 74 72 72 70 70 68 70 70 68 67 77 86 87 77 67 67 88 79 68 68 86 79 70 68 85 76 67 63 79 74
Rain Showers Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Likely Likely Likely Likely Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Likely Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance -- Slight Chance Chance Chance Likely Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance --
Thunder Storm Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance -- Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Slight Chance -- Slight Chance Chance Slight Chance -- Slight Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance Chance -- -- Slight Chance --
Fog -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Patchy Likely -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Likely Likely Likely Likely -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WIND CHILL -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
SPRAY COND
DRY COND
LIVESTOCK HEATSTRESS 76.33 74.01 72.66 72.66 70.98 71.06 69.57 71.27 71.27 71.27 69.57 69.51 69.57 71.27 71.27 72.66 74.20 76.11 77.46 78.87 78.61 77.46 77.83 74.90 74.49 72.91 71.06 71.20 69.57 69.75 68.00 69.82 69.57 67.85 66.95 74.90 77.21 77.70 74.90 67.00 66.86 77.94 76.33 67.80 67.65 77.94 76.67 69.57 67.80 76.85 73.73 66.68 62.91 74.33 71.16

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NWS 48 Hr. Forecast Maps,

Regional Hourly Observations For WHITLEY County, Kentucky
Issued at 500 PM EDT THU AUG 16 2018
...EASTERN KENTUCKY...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
JACKSON          N/A     81  73  76 VRB3      30.11F                  
LONDON         LGT RAIN  71  69  93 CALM      30.13R                  
SOMERSET*        N/A     72  72 100 SE5       30.10S                  
MONTICELLO*      N/A     76  71  85 NE8       30.09F                  
WILLIAMSBURG*    N/A     68  68 100 N3        30.13R                  
MIDDLESBORO*     N/A     85  69  58 SW3       30.13R                  
HARLAN APT*      N/A     82  70  66 CALM      30.15R                  
PIKE CO APT*     N/A     82  71  70 CALM      30.12F                  
BIG SANDY APT*   N/A     85  72  65 SW5       30.11S HX  90           
MOREHEAD APT*    N/A     77  72  83 CALM      30.09S                  
ASHLAND*         N/A     81  73  76 VRB3      30.06F                  


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: Thu Aug 16 17:05:01 EDT 2018

Clay City, Stanton, Frenchburg, Brodhead, Mount Vernon, McKee, 
Annville, Burnside, Somerset, London, Monticello, Stearns, 
Whitley City, Corbin, Williamsburg, Barbourville, Middlesboro, 
Pineville, Cumberland, Harlan, Sandy Hook, West Liberty, 
Paintsville, Campton, Salyersville, Prestonsburg, Wheelwright, 
Beattyville, Jackson, Hindman, Pippa Passes, Booneville, Hazard, 
Manchester, Hyden, Jenkins, Whitesburg, Inez, Coal Run, 
Elkhorn City, Pikeville, and South Williamson
448 AM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri          

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        MCldy        
Chance precip (%)     10           80           70           
Precip type           tstms        tstms        tstms        
Temp (24H TREND)      85-88 (+5)   65-71 (+4)   80-83        
Rh % (24H TREND)      48-57 (-1)   90-100 (+1)  65-70        
20ftwnd-AM(mph)       S 3-7                     SW 3-7       
20ftwnd-PM(mph)       SW 4-8 G14   S 2-6        SW 3-7       
Precip duration       1            4            3            
Precip begin                       Continuing   Continuing   
Precip end                         Continuing   Continuing   
Precip amount         0.04         0.30         0.32         
LAL                   1            2            4            
Haines Index (MID)    4                         3            
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5300                      2500         
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 18                     S 13         
Vent rate (kt-ft)     87524                     27614        
ADI Early             58 Gen Good  5 Very Poor  21 Fair      
ADI Late              67 Good      8 Poor       26 Fair      
Max LVORI Early       6            6            7            
Max LVORI Late        3            7            4            

REMARKS...RANGES OF MIN T EXCEEDING 8 DEGREES & RANGES OF MAX RH        
EXCEEDING 10% INDICATE THE LIKELIHOOD OF THERMAL BELTS. ADI IS        
ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS. DISPERSION INDEX IS        
MAGNITUDE OF VENT RATE DIVIDED BY 1000.


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Hazardous Weather Outlook For WHITLEY County, Kentucky
406 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Thunderstorms are possible this evening and into tonight. Some of
these could be strong with gusty winds this evening. Heavy
rainfall will be the main threat through tonight.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

Thunderstorms are expected to be around the area on Friday. A few
of these could be strong with locally heavy rainfall possible
which will result in an increased risk for flash flooding.

Thunderstorms are also possible from Saturday through Wednesday, 
mainly during the afternoon and evening hours. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation may be needed for strong storms later today.

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


7-Day Forecast For WHITLEY County, KY

LATE THIS AFTERNOON
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Light winds.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms late. Patchy valley fog near dawn. Lows around 70. Light winds. Chance of rain 60 percent.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy. Patchy valley fog early. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms through the day. Highs in the mid 80s. Light winds. Chance of rain 60 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Light winds. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Light winds. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers late. Lows in the upper 60s. Light winds. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.

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

TUESDAY
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 60s.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 80. Chance of rain 40 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 60.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.

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