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
447 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

.DISCUSSION...A cold front will push across eastern Kentucky this
morning. The winds will remain gusty on the backside of the front
today, with gusts in the 25 to 30 mph range at times especially in
more open areas and higher terrain. There remains a couple of
chances of light precipitation today into Wednesday. Temperatures
will remain closer to normal for this time of year through mid
week before a warming trend occurs to round out the week. Rain
chances will increase once again by the weekend.

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-232130-
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
447 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max Temperature.....40-45.
   24 hr trend......22 degrees cooler.
Min Humidity........55-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent wetter.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......4600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West 25 to 30 mph.
Dispersion Index....124.
Vent Rate...........Excellent (124100 knot-ft).
ADI.................92 decreasing to 71 in the afternoon.
LVORI...............3.
Prob of precip......20 percent.
QPF (inches)........0.01 inches.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A slight chance of rain and snow
                    showers in the evening, then flurries possible
                    late.
Min Temperature.....Around 28.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Max Humidity........92-98 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent wetter.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
ADI.................30.
LVORI...............5.
Prob of precip......20 percent.
QPF (inches)........0.01 inches.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Flurries possible early.
                    Sprinkles possible in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....36-41.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min Humidity........51-61 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......3300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 15 mph.
Dispersion Index....42.
Vent Rate...........Fair (41800 knot-ft).
ADI.................39.
LVORI...............4.
Prob of precip......10 percent.
QPF (inches)........None.


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.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Southwest winds around
5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. South winds
around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. South winds around
5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. South winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers in the
morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the
mid 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
evening, then showers likely late. Lows in the lower 40s. South
winds around 5 mph in the evening.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the
lower 50s. Southwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the west in
the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Colder. Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of
rain. Lows around 30. West winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around
5 mph.

$$

DJ



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