Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
000
FNUS73 KJKL 190459
FWSJKL

SPOT FORECAST FOR PINCH EM TIGHT...USDA FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
1259 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0045 EDT ON APRIL 19.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...DRY AND MILD WEATHER IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH
THE WEEKEND...WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY A CONCERN ONCE AGAIN BY
SUNDAY. FORTUNATELY...FOR WILDFIRE BEHAVIOR...WINDS WILL BE LESS THAN
10 MPH...BUT ANY FIRES MAY HAVE A TOUGH TIME WITH SMOKE DISPERSAL...
PARTICULARLY ON SUNDAY. THE NEXT CHANCE OF RAIN WILL MOVE INTO THE
AREA ON MONDAY AND HANG AROUND INTO TUESDAY AS A COLD FRONT
APPROACHES AND EVENTUALLY MOVES THROUGH EASTERN KENTUCKY.

.REST OF TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....MID 40S.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING LIGHT
                    TOWARDS DAWN.
RIDGETOP WIND.......NORTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH.
POP.................5 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 3 OR OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

TIME (EDT)      1 AM   3 AM   5 AM   7 AM
SKY (%).........62     55     40     35
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............56     52     50     48
RH..............42     50     61     65
20 FT WIND DIR..N      NE     N      NE
20 FT WIND SPD..3      3      5      1
20 FT WIND GUST.5      5
RIDGETOP WIND...N 5    NE 5   N 5    NE 0
LAL.............1      1      1      1
HAINES INDEX....3      2      2      2

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 8 MPH UNTIL
                    EVENING.
RIDGETOP WIND.......NORTHEAST 0 TO 5 MPH INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
POP.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 3 OR OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

TIME (EDT)      8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM
SKY (%).........33     16     9      7      7      7
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............49     57     63     67     69     68
RH..............73     56     46     38     32     34
20 FT WIND DIR..NE     NE     NE     NE     NE     NE
20 FT WIND SPD..1      6      8      7      6      5
20 FT WIND GUST.       10     10     10     10
RIDGETOP WIND...NE 0   NE 5   NE 10  NE 10  NE 5   NE 5
LAL.............1      1      1      1      1      1
HAINES INDEX....3      3      3      2      2      2

$$
FORECASTER...GREIF
REQUESTED BY...BONNY JOHNSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140419.PINCH.01/JKL




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