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-=-=-=-=-=-=-Severe Weather Safety Tips Click Here-=-=-=-=-=- What is UTC time? Click here to find out.... Mouseover to pause!......Kentucky Short-term forecast... Western KY .TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Central KY .TONIGHT...Cloudy. Rain in the evening. Lows in the mid 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent. Eastern KY .TONIGHT...Rain in the evening, then a chance of rain. Near steady temperatures around 40. Light winds. Chance of rain 90 percent. +_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_ ....Here's the Central Kentucky 7-day hazardous weather outlook from the National Weather Service... From the UK ag weather center. Updated: 11 AM Thu Jan 17 2019 this hazardous weather outlook is for portions of eastern kentucky. .day one...this afternoon and tonight. no hazardous weather is expected at this time. .days two through seven...friday through wednesday. light snow accumulations are possible saturday night into sunday, followed by a quick burst of very cold air. .spotter information statement... spotter activation is not anticipated. This hazardous forecast is provided by The National Weather Service. ...UK Agricultural Weather Program/Center... Detailed forecast information is available in your Precision Ag Weather forecast here... -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Long-range outlooks here.
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Thu Jan 17 20:25:31 EST 2019

Updated Thursday Evening, January 17, 2019

......Heavy Rain and Flooding Saturday...Sharply Colder Saturday Night with Winter Mix and then Snow...
.........Bitter Cold Sunday thru Monday Morning with BRRR Wind Chills....

Light showers will push off to the east this evening and overnight, leading to dry conditions for the end of the work week. Kentucky will see similar temperatures tomorrow with highs low to middle 40s.

A much stronger system will bring more substantial rain, heavy at times, Friday night into Saturday. Widespread rainfall amounts of 1-2 inches are expected and could lead to localized flooding on creeks, streams, and low-lying areas, along with rises on some rivers.

A changeover to snow is expected from the northwest Saturday afternoon and evening as much colder arctic air arrives behind a strong cold front. Gusty northwest winds will result in wind chill readings in the single digits by late Saturday night and Sunday morning. Some snow accumulation is possible Sunday.

Temperatures plummet 20 to 30 degrees Saturday night and bitter cold temperatures continue into Monday morning. Livestock Cold Stress will plunge into the Emergency Category during this period.Wind chills Sunday will only be from 5-15, and from 3 below to 5 above zero early Monday morning.

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Current weather around the eastern KY region:

800 PM EST THU JAN 17 2019 SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS JACKSON LGT RAIN 39 39 100 VRB5 30.03R VSB 1/2 LONDON CLOUDY 40 40 100 SW3 30.05R SOMERSET DRIZZLE 41 41 100 CALM 30.06S MIDDLESBORO LGT RAIN 38 38 100 SE3 30.09S MONTICELLO LGT RAIN 45 44 97 W15 30.07R FOG


7-Day Hazardous Weather Outlook for east Kentucky:

Thu Jan 17 16:02:25 EST 2019 Fleming-Montgomery-Bath-Rowan-Estill-Powell-Menifee-Rockcastle- Jackson-Pulaski-Laurel-Wayne-McCreary-Whitley-Knox-Bell-Harlan- Elliott-Morgan-Johnson-Wolfe-Magoffin-Floyd-Lee-Breathitt-Knott- Owsley-Perry-Clay-Leslie-Letcher-Martin-Pike- Including the cities of Flemingsburg, Camargo, Jeffersonville, Mount Sterling, Owingsville, Morehead, Irvine, Ravenna, 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 355 PM EST Thu Jan 17 2019 This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of eastern Kentucky. .DAY ONE...Tonight. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday. Times of moderate to heavy showers could lead to excessive rains and localized flooding on Saturday and Saturday night. A sharp cold front then brings some light snow accumulations to the area Saturday night into Sunday. This will be followed by a quick burst of very cold air with wind chills down into the single digits to near zero Sunday night and Monday morning. Some light accumulations of snow will also be possible on Wednesday. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Spotter activation may be needed this weekend for a period of active weather.


The Short-Term Forecast for Kentucky:

Western KY .TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Central KY .TONIGHT...Cloudy. Rain in the evening. Lows in the mid 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent. Eastern KY .TONIGHT...Rain in the evening, then a chance of rain. Near steady temperatures around 40. Light winds. Chance of rain 90 percent.

7-day Forecast for east Kentucky:

Thu Jan 17 20:01:14 EST 2019 Jackson- Including the cities of McKee and Annville 800 PM EST Thu Jan 17 2019 .REST OF TONIGHT...Patchy fog through the night. Rain until early morning. A slight chance of rain late. Lows in the upper 30s. Light winds. Chance of rain 80 percent. .FRIDAY...Cloudy. Patchy fog early. Highs in the lower 40s. Light winds. .FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain near dawn. Lows in the upper 30s. Light winds. .SATURDAY...Showers. Highs in the mid 50s. South winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent. .SATURDAY NIGHT...Rain showers in the evening, then snow showers likely and rain showers late. Lows in the lower 20s. Northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent. .SUNDAY...Much cooler. Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the upper 20s. .SUNDAY NIGHT...Cold. Mostly clear. Lows around 10 above. .MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 20s. .MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Near steady temperatures in the mid 20s. .TUESDAY...Warmer. Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of rain. Highs in the upper 40s. .TUESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with rain or snow likely. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. .WEDNESDAY...Cloudy with rain or snow likely. Highs in the lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow or rain. Lows in the mid 20s. .THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of snow and a slight chance of rain. Highs in the upper 30s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

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