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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 ...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... .TONIGHT...Showers. Lows in the mid 40s. North winds around 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent. Central KY .TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent. Eastern KY .TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely late. Lows in the lower 60s. Light winds becoming south around 10 mph late. Chance of rain 70 percent. +_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_+_ ....Here's the Central Kentucky 7-day hazardous weather outlook from the National Weather Service... From the UK ag weather center. Updated: 1 PM Thu Apr 18 2019 this hazardous weather outlook is for portions of eastern kentucky. .day one...this afternoon and tonight. due to increasing winds and recent dry weather, there is a heightened risk of wildfires into this evening. .days two through seven...friday through wednesday. thunderstorms will be possible friday, and also on wednesday afternoon. .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 Apr 18 18:40:56 EDT 2019

Updated Thursday Evening, April 18, 2019

...Wet & Windy End Of The Week...

As of late afternoon, radar shows showers progressing across Western Kentucky, while the rest of the state remains dry. Temperatures has risen into the 70s and 80s across the eastern half of KY, even hitting 87 in Lawrence County according to the Kentucky Mesonet.

A Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for much of Western Kentucky with more rain on the way. In fact, the showers mentioned above will intensify and move east overnight. Activity continues through Friday and into Saturday. 1 to 2+ inches is still forecast for portions of Western/Central Kentucky and extending northeast into the Bluegrass. The good news is that Sunday will be dry and warmer.

Kentucky Weather Forecast

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Current weather around the eastern KY region:

600 PM EDT THU APR 18 2019 SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS JACKSON FAIR 81 47 30 S12G21 29.70F LONDON FAIR 78 50 37 S16G31 29.72S SOMERSET FAIR 77 46 33 S10G26 29.71F MIDDLESBORO FAIR 78 53 42 S8G18 29.75F MONTICELLO FAIR 77 54 44 SE14G21 29.71F


7-Day Hazardous Weather Outlook for east Kentucky:

Thu Apr 18 16:44:09 EDT 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 443 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019 This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of eastern Kentucky. .DAY ONE...Tonight. Due to brisk winds and recent dry weather, there is a heightened risk of wildfires into this evening. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday. Thunderstorms will be possible on Wednesday. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Spotter activation is not anticipated.


The Short-Term Forecast for Kentucky:

Western KY ...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... .TONIGHT...Showers. Lows in the mid 40s. North winds around 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent. Central KY .TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent. Eastern KY .TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely late. Lows in the lower 60s. Light winds becoming south around 10 mph late. Chance of rain 70 percent.

7-day Forecast for east Kentucky:

Thu Apr 18 16:41:28 EDT 2019 Jackson- Including the cities of McKee and Annville 441 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019 .TONIGHT...A chance of showers. Showers late. Lows in the lower 60s. South winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent. .FRIDAY...Cloudy. Showers likely. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent. .FRIDAY NIGHT...Cooler. Rain showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Light winds. Chance of rain 80 percent. .SATURDAY...Cloudy with rain showers likely. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent. .SATURDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of rain showers in the evening, then partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers late. Lows in the upper 30s. Light winds. Chance of rain 50 percent. .SUNDAY...Warmer. Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. .SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. .MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. .MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. .TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. .TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. .WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 30 percent. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 50s. .THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s.

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