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

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EASTERN KENTUCKY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
529 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON...

.DISCUSSION...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE JUST TO OUR EAST WILL
CONTINUE TO PROVIDE DRY AIR FOR OUR AREA. AN UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE AND A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST
TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...BUT WILL NOT BRING ANY RAIN...ONLY SOME
MID AND HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS AND A MODEST INCREASE IN HUMIDITY. OUR
NEXT SHOT AT RAIN IS NOT UNTIL MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...AS
ANOTHER COLD FRONT AND DISTURBANCE MOVE IN.


KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-180230-
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...MOUNT STERLING...
OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...IRVINE...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...
MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...SOMERSET...LONDON...MONTICELLO...
WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...MIDDLESBORO...
PINEVILLE...HARLAN...SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINTSVILLE...
CAMPTON...SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...BEATTYVILLE...JACKSON...
HINDMAN...BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...MANCHESTER...HYDEN...WHITESBURG...
INEZ...PIKEVILLE
529 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-26 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....44.
VENT RATE...........FAIR (44200 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39 VALLEYS TO 40-45 RIDGES.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........60-70 PERCENT RIDGES TO 90-100 PERCENT VALLEYS.
   24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS AT 5 MPH OR LESS.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-38 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....31.
VENT RATE...........MARGINAL (31000 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY VALLEY FOG LATE. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. LIGHT WINDS
BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH LATE AT NIGHT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY BECOMING LIGHT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH EARLY BECOMING LIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. LIGHT WINDS.

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