Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
000
FNUS53 KJKL 232048
FWFJKL

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Eastern Kentucky
National Weather Service Jackson KY
348 PM EST Thu Feb 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...Expect a few showers across eastern Kentucky
tonight before drying out and a warm and strong southerly
flow develops. Friday will feature very warm temperatures and
strong southerly winds across the area. Friday evening and
Friday night will feature a strong cold front moving in with
strong to severe thunderstorms expected.

KYZ068-079-083-084-240930-
Rockcastle-Pulaski-Wayne-McCreary-
Including the cities of Brodhead, Mount Vernon, Burnside,
Somerset, Monticello, Stearns, and Whitley City
348 PM EST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min Temperature.....Around 56.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Max Humidity........80-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
ADI.................8.
LVORI...............4.
Prob of precip......10 percent.
QPF (inches)........NONE.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max Temperature.....Around 77.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min Humidity........36-42 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing Height.......5000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 25 mph.
Dispersion Index....129.
Vent Rate...........Excellent (128700 knot-ft).
ADI.................58 increasing to 92 in the afternoon.
LVORI...............3.
Prob of precip......10 percent.
QPF (inches)........NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Thunderstorms.
Min Temperature.....Around 43.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Max Humidity........71-81 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................5.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
ADI.................38.
LVORI...............3.
Prob of precip......90 percent.
QPF (inches)........0.23 - 0.34 inches.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of rain showers in the
                    morning, then slight chance of rain showers in
                    the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....Around 49.
   24 hr trend......28 degrees cooler.
Min Humidity........32-39 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......5300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 25 mph.
Dispersion Index....102.
Vent Rate...........Excellent (102300 knot-ft).
ADI.................71.
LVORI...............2.
Prob of precip......50 percent.
QPF (inches)........0.05 inches.


$$

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-104-106>109-119-240930-
Fleming-Montgomery-Bath-Rowan-Estill-Powell-Menifee-Elliott-
Morgan-Johnson-Wolfe-Magoffin-Martin-
Including the cities of Flemingsburg, Camargo, Jeffersonville,
Mount Sterling, Owingsville, Morehead, Irvine, Ravenna,
Clay City, Stanton, Frenchburg, Sandy Hook, West Liberty,
Paintsville, Campton, Salyersville, and Inez
348 PM EST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min Temperature.....Around 55.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Max Humidity........82-92 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
ADI.................7.
LVORI...............5.
Prob of precip......10 percent.
QPF (inches)........NONE.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max Temperature.....Around 78.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
Min Humidity........33-43 percent.
   24 hr trend......24 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing Height.......4900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 20 mph.
Dispersion Index....116.
Vent Rate...........Excellent (116300 knot-ft).
ADI.................53 increasing to 84 in the afternoon.
LVORI...............3.
Prob of precip......10 percent.
QPF (inches)........NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms in the
                    evening, then thunderstorms late.
Min Temperature.....Around 45.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Max Humidity........74-84 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................5.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
ADI.................36.
LVORI...............3.
Prob of precip......90 percent.
QPF (inches)........0.17 - 0.43 inches.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the
                    morning, then slight chance of rain showers in
                    the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....Around 51.
   24 hr trend......28 degrees cooler.
Min Humidity........32-42 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......5800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 30 mph.
Dispersion Index....149.
Vent Rate...........Excellent (148600 knot-ft).
ADI.................100.
LVORI...............2.
Prob of precip......60 percent.
QPF (inches)........0.07 inches.


$$

KYZ069-080-085>088-110>118-120-240930-
Jackson-Laurel-Whitley-Knox-Bell-Harlan-Floyd-Lee-Breathitt-Knott-
Owsley-Perry-Clay-Leslie-Letcher-Pike-
Including the cities of McKee, Annville, London, Corbin,
Williamsburg, Barbourville, Middlesboro, Pineville, Cumberland,
Harlan, Prestonsburg, Wheelwright, Beattyville, Jackson, Hindman,
Pippa Passes, Booneville, Hazard, Manchester, Hyden, Jenkins,
Whitesburg, Coal Run, Elkhorn City, Pikeville,
and South Williamson
348 PM EST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min Temperature.....Around 53.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
Max Humidity........82-92 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
ADI.................7.
LVORI...............5.
Prob of precip......10 percent.
QPF (inches)........NONE.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max Temperature.....Around 77.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min Humidity........33-43 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing Height.......5400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 20 mph.
Dispersion Index....131.
Vent Rate...........Excellent (130700 knot-ft).
ADI.................56 increasing to 88 in the afternoon.
LVORI...............3.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms in the
                    evening, then thunderstorms late.
Min Temperature.....Around 46.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Max Humidity........78-88 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................5.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
ADI.................32.
LVORI...............3.
Prob of precip......90 percent.
QPF (inches)........0.13 - 0.35 inches.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the
                    morning, then slight chance of rain showers in
                    the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....Around 53.
   24 hr trend......25 degrees cooler.
Min Humidity........34-44 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......5300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 25 mph.
Dispersion Index....119.
Vent Rate...........Excellent (119200 knot-ft).
ADI.................82.
LVORI...............3.
Prob of precip......70 percent.
QPF (inches)........0.04 - 0.15 inches.


$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Southwest winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in
the mid 30s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of
snow showers in the morning, then chance of showers in the
afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the evening,
then slight chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s. South winds
around 5 mph in the evening.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers. Highs in the mid
60s. Light winds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the
evening, then chance of thunderstorms late. Lows around 50. Light
winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and chance of
thunderstorms in the morning, then showers likely and slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance
of showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Light winds.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
morning. Highs around 50. Winds west around 10 mph.

$$
SHALLENBERGER


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.