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
530 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...ANOTHER MILD DAY WITH STRONG WINDS THIS AFTERNOON/EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO PUMP UNUSUALLY MILD
AIR INTO EASTERN KENTUCKY THROUGH MIDDAY. HOWEVER...A COLD FRONT
WILL PUSH ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS AFTERNOON. THIS WILL RESULT IN
COLDER AIR SPREADING INTO THE REGION AND STRONG WINDS LATE TODAY AND
TONIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS CONTINUE ON AND OFF THROUGH THE DAY BEFORE
BECOMING LESS WIDESPREAD TONIGHT. SOME LIGHT RAIN OR DRIZZLE WILL
REDEVELOP LATE TONIGHT...POSSIBLY MIXING WITH SOME SNOW ON THE HIGHER
TERRAIN. THE COLD AIRMASS WILL BE SHORT LIVED AS MILDER AIR RETURNS
BY FRIDAY AND CONTINUES INTO THE UPCOMING WEEKEND.

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-088-104-106>112-114-118>120-250330-
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-ROCKCASTLE-
JACKSON-HARLAN-ELLIOTT-MORGAN-JOHNSON-WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-LEE-
BREATHITT-OWSLEY-LETCHER-MARTIN-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGSBURG...MOUNT STERLING...
OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...IRVINE...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...
MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...HARLAN...SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...
PAINTSVILLE...CAMPTON...SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...BEATTYVILLE...
JACKSON...BOONEVILLE...WHITESBURG...INEZ...PIKEVILLE
530 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED
                    RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........72-82 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....86.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (85600 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......100 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.10 INCHES.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN LATE AT NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
   24 HR TREND......19 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........84-94 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......30 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.01 INCHES.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
   24 HR TREND......22 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........62-74 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....64.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (64500 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......20 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

$$

KYZ079-080-083>087-113-115>117-250330-
PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-BELL-KNOTT-PERRY-CLAY-
LESLIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOMERSET...LONDON...MONTICELLO...
WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...MIDDLESBORO...
PINEVILLE...HINDMAN...HAZARD...MANCHESTER...HYDEN
530 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED
                    RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........70-80 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....75.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (74600 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......100 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.08 INCHES.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE AT NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
   24 HR TREND......17 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-95 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......30 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.01 INCHES.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
   24 HR TREND......18 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........62-72 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....54.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (54300 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH EARLY BECOMING LIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND 40.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS AROUND 50. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE AT NIGHT.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$
KAS





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