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
526 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...A LINE OF SHOWERS WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA FROM THE NW
TODAY...AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. OVERALL...DO NOT EXPECT
MUCH IMPACT FROM THESE SHOWERS...WITH LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS AT BEST.
THE COLD FRONT ITSELF WILL ALSO BE FAIRLY WEAK...WITH WINDS EXPECTED
TO GENERALLY STAY BELOW 10 TO 12 MPH. RH VALUES TODAY WILL BE ON THE
INCREASE...WITH GENERALLY ABOVE 50 PERCENT EXPECTED...INCREASING TO
AROUND 60 PERCENT BY TOMORROW. ONCE THE COLD FRONT PASSES THROUGH
EASTERN KY OVERNIGHT TONIGHT...WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHERLY AND USHER
IN SLIGHTLY COOLER AIR ONCE MORE. WRAP AROUND MOISTURE FROM THE LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM JUST OFF TO OUR EAST COULD LEAD TO SOME CONTINUED
LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS IN THE UPSLOPE REGIONS OF FAR EASTERN KY THROUGH
THE DAY TOMORROW AS WELL. HIGH PRESSURE AND DRIER CONDITIONS WILL
TAKE HOLD BY WEDNESDAY.

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-210230-
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
526 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........51-57 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
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......SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....51.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (51500 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......30 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.03 INCHES.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........93-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......20 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.04 INCHES.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF A RAIN SHOWER.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........56-64 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....88.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (87700 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......20 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.02 INCHES.

$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY.
AREAS OF FOG LATE AT NIGHT. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH EARLY BECOMING LIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH EARLY BECOMING LIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$
JMW






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