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
553 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...High pressure will keep dry and seasonably cool
conditions in place across eastern Kentucky into this weekend.
Winds will generally be from the north and light. Highs will
average in the mid and upper 70s, with lows in the low to mid 50s.
This dry northerly air will also keep RH values low, with min RHs
expected to be generally in the 40 percent range as we head into
the weekend as well. They will increase a bit by Sunday.

KYZ068-079-083-084-242015-
Rockcastle-Pulaski-Wayne-McCreary-
Including the cities of Brodhead, Mount Vernon, Burnside,
Somerset, Monticello, Stearns, and Whitley City
553 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Areas of valley fog in the morning.
Max Temperature.....Around 77.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Min Humidity........40-47 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
Wind (20 ft)........North winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......5600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 0 mph increasing to north
                    around 10 mph in the afternoon.
Dispersion Index....42.
Vent Rate...........Fair (42100 knot-ft).
ADI.................39.
LVORI...............5.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear. Areas of valley fog developing late.
Min Temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Max Humidity........93-99 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
ADI.................39 decreasing to 2 late.
LVORI...............6.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........None.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Patchy valley fog in the morning.
Max Temperature.....Around 77.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min Humidity........40-48 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......5400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
Dispersion Index....41.
Vent Rate...........Fair (41400 knot-ft).
ADI.................41.
LVORI...............5.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........None.


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KYZ044-050>052-058>060-104-106>109-119-242015-
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
553 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Areas of valley fog in the morning.
Max Temperature.....Around 76.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Min Humidity........39-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......6800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 0 mph increasing to north
                    around 10 mph in the afternoon.
Dispersion Index....56.
Vent Rate...........Good (55700 knot-ft).
ADI.................43.
LVORI...............5.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Areas of valley fog developing late.
Min Temperature.....51-56.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Max Humidity........93-99 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
ADI.................45 decreasing to 3 late.
LVORI...............6.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........None.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Patchy valley fog in the morning.
Max Temperature.....Around 75.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min Humidity........43-49 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......6200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
Dispersion Index....41.
Vent Rate...........Fair (40900 knot-ft).
ADI.................44.
LVORI...............5.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........None.


$$

KYZ069-080-085>088-110>118-120-242015-
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
553 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Areas of fog in the morning.
Max Temperature.....74-79.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min Humidity........39-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent drier.
Wind (20 ft)........North winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......5800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 0 mph shifting to the north 5
                    to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Dispersion Index....42.
Vent Rate...........Fair (42400 knot-ft).
ADI.................25 increasing to 38 in the afternoon.
LVORI...............5.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear. Areas of valley fog developing late.
Min Temperature.....51-56.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Max Humidity........92-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
ADI.................43 decreasing to 3 late.
LVORI...............6.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........None.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Areas of valley fog in the morning.
Max Temperature.....74-79.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min Humidity........41-51 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
Dispersion Index....38.
Vent Rate...........Fair (38300 knot-ft).
ADI.................40.
LVORI...............5.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........None.


$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Northeast
winds around 5 mph in the evening becoming light.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Patchy valley fog developing towards
dawn. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds around 5 mph in the
evening becoming light.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Patchy valley fog in the morning. Highs in the
upper 70s. Light winds becoming east around 5 mph in the
afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. East winds around
5 mph in the evening.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers in the
morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms late. Lows around 60. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. Southeast winds around
5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of showers or
thunderstorms late. Lows around 60. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers or
thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. Light winds
becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

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JMW


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