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

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EAST KENTUCKY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
700 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY THIS WEEKEND...

.DISCUSSION...A PASSING UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL BRING A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS TO THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING. MUCH DRIER
AND COLDER AIR WILL WORK IN THIS WEEKEND...WITH A HARD FREEZE
EXPECTED BOTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY MORNINGS. DEW POINTS WILL BE IN THE
SINGLE DIGITS ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON...ALLOWING RELATIVE HUMIDITIES TO
BOTTOM TO NEAR 20 PERCENT. WARMER TEMPERATURES AND LINGERING DRY AIR
ON SUNDAY WILL ALLOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES TO DROP TO THE UPPER TEENS
FOR MANY LOCATIONS.

KYZ068-079-083-084-272100-
ROCKCASTLE-PULASKI-WAYNE-MCCREARY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRODHEAD...MOUNT VERNON...BURNSIDE...
SOMERSET...MONTICELLO...STEARNS...WHITLEY CITY
700 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.
   24 HR TREND......22 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........41-49 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....67.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (66500 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......20 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.01 INCHES.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 22.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........71-81 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......20 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.01 INCHES.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........23 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....41.
VENT RATE...........FAIR (41000 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

$$

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-104-106>109-119-272100-
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...INEZ
700 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
   24 HR TREND......19 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-45 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......26 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....70.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (69500 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......20 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.01 INCHES.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 23.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........68-76 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......20 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 39.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-26 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....45.
VENT RATE...........FAIR (45300 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

$$

KYZ069-080-085>088-110>118-120-272100-
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...SOUTH WILLIAMSON
700 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
   24 HR TREND......23 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....72.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (72200 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......30 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.03 INCHES.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
                    SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 23.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........69-79 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......28 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......30 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.01 INCHES.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 39.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-29 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....52.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (51600 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 20. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING
SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$
GEOGERIAN



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