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
630 AM EDT Wed Mar 29 2017

...Dry and Warming Today and Thursday with Strong Storms Possible
Late Thursday...

.DISCUSSION...Dry weather will continue through early Thursday
afternoon as high pressure works east across the area. The next in
a series of storm systems will bring another round of showers and
storms to the area Thursday night. Numerous showers will continue
through the day Friday before tapering to drizzle late Friday
night. Any drizzle will end early Saturday with the rest of the
weekend featuring dry weather. Temperatures will continue to
average above normal through the weekend.

KYZ068-079-083-084-292015-
Rockcastle-Pulaski-Wayne-McCreary-
Including the cities of Brodhead, Mount Vernon, Burnside,
Somerset, Monticello, Stearns, and Whitley City
630 AM EDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max Temperature.....68-73.
   24 hr trend......5-10 degrees warmer.
Min Humidity........40-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......20-25 percent drier.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......4200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 10 mph shifting to the southeast
                    early in the afternoon.
Dispersion Index....25.
Vent Rate...........Poor (25000 knot-ft).
ADI.................27.
LVORI...............6.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min Temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max Humidity........85-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
ADI.................16 decreasing to 6 late.
LVORI...............5.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........NONE.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Isolated rain showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....75-80.
   24 hr trend......5-10 degrees warmer.
Min Humidity........37-42 percent.
   24 hr trend......0-5 percent drier.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds around 15 mph increasing to 10 to
                    15 mph early in the afternoon.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......5100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 10 mph increasing to south 25
                    to 30 mph in the afternoon.
Dispersion Index....124.
Vent Rate...........Excellent (124400 knot-ft).
ADI.................63 increasing to 88 in the afternoon.
LVORI...............4.
Prob of precip......20 percent.
QPF (inches)........0.00 - 0.10 inches.


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KYZ044-050>052-058>060-104-106>109-119-292015-
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
630 AM EDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max Temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min Humidity........48-53 percent.
   24 hr trend......15-20 percent drier.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......3500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
Dispersion Index....18.
Vent Rate...........Poor (18100 knot-ft).
ADI.................20.
LVORI...............5.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min Temperature.....48-53.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max Humidity........75-85 percent.
   24 hr trend......15-20 percent drier.
Wind (20 ft)........East winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
ADI.................17 decreasing to 6 late.
LVORI...............4.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........NONE.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Isolated rain showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Max Temperature.....Around 75-80.
   24 hr trend......10-15 degrees warmer.
Min Humidity........38-43 percent.
   24 hr trend......5-10 percent drier.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds around 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......5900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 5 mph increasing to south
                    around 30 mph early in the afternoon.
Dispersion Index....146.
Vent Rate...........Excellent (145900 knot-ft).
ADI.................26 increasing to 95 in the afternoon.
LVORI...............3.
Prob of precip......30 percent.
QPF (inches)........0.00 - 0.10 inches.


$$

KYZ069-080-085>088-110>118-120-292015-
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
630 AM EDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max Temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......0-5 degrees warmer.
Min Humidity........43-48 percent.
   24 hr trend......10-15 percent drier.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......4100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East 5 to 10 mph.
Dispersion Index....18.
Vent Rate...........Poor (18000 knot-ft).
ADI.................20.
LVORI...............5.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min Temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......0-5 degrees warmer.
Max Humidity........80-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
ADI.................10.
LVORI...............5.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........NONE.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Isolated rain showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....75-80.
   24 hr trend......10-15 degrees warmer.
Min Humidity........37-42 percent.
   24 hr trend......5-10 percent drier.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds around 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......6400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 10 mph increasing to south
                    around 30 mph.
Dispersion Index....150.
Vent Rate...........Excellent (150100 knot-ft).
ADI.................41 increasing to 93 in the afternoon.
LVORI...............3.
Prob of precip......20 percent.
QPF (inches)........0.00 - 0.10 inches.


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.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening, then showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms late.
Lows in the mid 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the mid
60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening, then
a chance of drizzle and a slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. West winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of drizzle in the morning.
Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. North
winds around 5 mph in the evening.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. East winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. East winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s. Southeast winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms late. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the
upper 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

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GREIF



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