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
606 AM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL TAKE A STRONG HOLD OVER MUCH OF
EASTERN KENTUCKY TODAY. THIS AIRMASS WILL BE SLIGHTLY DRIER COMPARED
TO DAYS PREVIOUS...THOUGH CONTINUED WARM TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED
OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. DAYTIME INSTABILITY/CONVECTION WILL BE
STUNTED BY STRONG SUBSIDENCE...THOUGH SOME DIURNALLY DRIVEN CLOUDS
ARE LIKELY. THE EXCEPTION WILL BE WEST OF I-75 /FAR SW PORTION OF THE
CWA/...WHERE A VERY WEAK DISTURBANCE COULD SPAWN A STRAY SHOWER OR
THUNDERSTORM DURING AFTERNOON PEAK HEATING. OTHERWISE...HIGH
PRESSURE WILL REMAIN IN CONTROL...ALLOWING FOR MOSTLY CLEAR TO
PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES...WARM DAYTIME TEMPERATURES...AND DRY WEATHER
FOR MUCH OF EASTERN KENTUCKY THROUGH THE DAY WEDNESDAY.

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-260315-
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
606 AM EDT MON AUG 25 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 86.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......EAST AROUND 5 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....36.
VENT RATE...........MARGINAL (36000 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. AREAS OF VALLEY FOG LATE AT NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-95 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....21.
VENT RATE...........POOR (20800 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. LIGHT WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY BECOMING LIGHT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$
JMW





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