Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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FXUS63 KJKL 110801
AFDJKL

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
301 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

.SHORT TERM...(TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY)
ISSUED AT 300 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

THE SHORT TERM PERIOD WILL FEATURE CLOUDS SKIES EARLY TODAY GIVING
WAY TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES BY EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. CONDITIONS
WILL BE COLDER THAN NORMAL AND DRY TODAY AND TONIGHT. TODAYS HIGHS
WILL TOP OUT IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S FOR MOST OF THE AREA...WITH
LOCATIONS ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE HAL ROGERS PARKWAY AND HIGHWAY 80
CORRIDOR MAXING OUT IN THE LOWER 30S. THE COLD WEATHER WILL
CONTINUE TONIGHT AS THE MERCURY PLUMMETS INTO THE LOW TO MID TEENS
ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY DUE TO THE INFLUENCE OF NORTHWEST FLOW ON
THE BACK SIDE OF A DEPARTING TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE ALOFT THAT BE
INFLUENCING OUR WEATHER FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. HIGHS ON
FRIDAY SHOULD BE A BIT WARMER THAN TODAY...BUT STILL BELOW NORMAL
FOR THE TIME OF YEAR. WE CAN EXPECT HIGHS IN THE 30S ON FRIDAY. A
FAST MOVING SHORT WAVE WILL EJECT OUT OF THE NORTHERN PLAINS LATE
TONIGHT AND ACROSS THE OHIO AND EASTERN TENNESSEE VALLEYS ON
FRIDAY. THIS FEATURE WILL BRING LIGHT SNOW BACK TO EASTERN
KENTUCKY DURING THE DAY ON FRIDAY...BEGINNING DURING THE MORNING
COMMUTE MOST LIKELY. AT THIS TIME IT APPEARS ANY SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE VERY LIGHT...GENERALLY LESS THAN AN INCH
ACROSS THE AREA BY THE END OF THE DAY ON FRIDAY.

.LONG TERM...(FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY)
ISSUED AT 300 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

AN EXTENDED DISCUSSION WILL BE ISSUED SHORTLY.

&&

.AVIATION...(FOR THE 06Z TAFS THROUGH 06Z THURSDAY NIGHT)
ISSUED AT 1241 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

A FEW SNOW FLURRIES MAY AFFECT LOZ AND SME OVER THE NEXT FEW
HOURS...WHICH WOULD BRING MVFR CONDITIONS TO THOSE AIRPORTS DUE TO
LOW CIGS AND THE SNOW. ELSEWHERE VFR CONDITIONS SHOULD PREVAIL.
THE CURRENT CLOUD COVER...BKN TO OVC AT TIMES...SHOULD BEGIN TO
SCATTER OUT BY 15 OR 16Z AS A COLD RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE
TEMPORARILY SETTLES OVER THE REGION. WINDS WILL BE LIGHT AND
GENERALLY OUT OF THE WEST NORTHWEST THROUGHOUT THE PERIOD.

&&

.JKL WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM...AR
LONG TERM...GUSEMAN
AVIATION...AR


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