Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Eastern Kentucky
National Weather Service Jackson KY
555 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

...Strong Storms Possible for Thursday...

.DISCUSSION...A ridge of high pressure will bring warm and dry
weather to eastern Kentucky today and most of tonight. By early
thursday morning, though, a cold front will be approaching the
area. This boundary will bring showers and storms to eastern
Kentucky from Thursday through Friday night, which could be
numerous at times. the rain should come to an end by Saturday
morning. Temperatures will run above normal today and slightly
below normal tomorrow for most locations.

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-262030-
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
555 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Patchy dense valley fog early.
Max Temperature.....85-90.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min Humidity........40-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......5-10 percent drier.
Wind (20 ft)........East winds around 5 mph shifting to the west in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......6100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph shifting to the west in the
                    afternoon.
Dispersion Index....32.
Vent Rate...........Marginal (31500 knot-ft).
ADI.................8 increasing to 34 in the afternoon.
LVORI...............6.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....68-73.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max Humidity........90-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......0-5 percent drier.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    south late.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
ADI.................33 decreasing to 3 late.
LVORI...............5.
Prob of precip......10 percent.
QPF (inches)........None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered
                    showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....83-88.
   24 hr trend......0-5 degrees cooler.
Min Humidity........53-58 percent.
   24 hr trend......10-15 percent wetter.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......5200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Dispersion Index....65.
Vent Rate...........Good (64700 knot-ft).
ADI.................27 increasing to 45 in the afternoon.
LVORI...............5.
Prob of precip......50 percent.
QPF (inches)........0.05 - 0.60 inches.

$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms
in the evening, then showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms late. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds around
5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. West
winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of showers.
Lows in the lower 60s. North winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. North winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. North
winds around 5 mph in the evening.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Northeast
winds around 5 mph in the evening becoming light.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Light winds becoming north
around 5 mph in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Light winds.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Light winds
becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.

$$
GREIF



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