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
000
FNUS53 KJKL 272020
FWFJKL

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

...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY EXPECTED EACH AFTERNOON THIS WEEKEND...

.DISCUSSION...A PASSING UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL BRING A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS TO THE AREA 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.
WINDS WILL BE RELATIVELY LIGHT THROUGH THE PERIOD...THOUGH.

KYZ068-079-083-084-280900-
ROCKCASTLE-PULASKI-WAYNE-MCCREARY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRODHEAD...MOUNT VERNON...BURNSIDE...
SOMERSET...MONTICELLO...STEARNS...WHITLEY CITY
420 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND OR
                    SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....20 TO 25.
   24 HR TREND......10-15 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-80 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH 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 - 0.01 INCHES. A TRACE OF SNOW POSSIBLE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
   24 HR TREND......0-5 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......15-20 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....39.
VENT RATE...........FAIR (38800 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....20 TO 25.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-75 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......0-5 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....MID 50S.
   24 HR TREND......10-15 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-23 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5-10 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AROUND 15 MPH EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
DISPERSION INDEX....61.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (60600 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.


$$

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-104-106>109-119-280900-
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
420 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND OR
                    SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....20 TO 25.
   24 HR TREND......10-15 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-75 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......20-25 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......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....35 TO 40.
   24 HR TREND......5-10 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......15-20 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......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....49.
VENT RATE...........FAIR (48800 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 20.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-75 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH UNTIL EARLY MORNING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50 TO 55.
   24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........17-22 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5-10 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
DISPERSION INDEX....58.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (57800 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.


$$

KYZ069-080-085>088-110>118-120-280900-
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
420 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND OR
                    SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....20 TO 25.
   24 HR TREND......10-15 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-75 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......25-30 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 - 0.01 INCHES.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....35.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10-15 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.......4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....48.
VENT RATE...........FAIR (48400 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 20.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-75 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50 TO 55.
   24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AROUND 15 MPH EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
DISPERSION INDEX....56.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (56300 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 40. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5
TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST.
.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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. 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.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON.

$$
GREIF



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