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
512 AM EDT Wed May 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...An area of low pressure will track nearby and
set the stage for widespread chances of showers and thunderstorms
late this morning into this afternoon. Some of these storms this
afternoon and evening could be strong. More showers are possible
Thursday before break by Friday. Then more showers and
thunderstorms are possible as we move toward the weekend.

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-242030-
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, Camargo, Jeffersonville,
Mount Sterling, Owingsville, Morehead, Irvine, Ravenna,
Clay City, Stanton, Frenchburg, Brodhead, Mount Vernon, McKee,
Annville, Burnside, Somerset, London, Monticello, Stearns,
Whitley City, Corbin, Williamsburg, Barbourville, Middlesboro,
Pineville, Cumberland, Harlan, Sandy Hook, West Liberty,
Paintsville, Campton, Salyersville, Prestonsburg, Wheelwright,
Beattyville, Jackson, Hindman, Pippa Passes, Booneville, Hazard,
Manchester, Hyden, Jenkins, Whitesburg, Inez, Coal Run,
Elkhorn City, Pikeville, and South Williamson
512 AM EDT Wed May 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Isolated
                    rain showers and thunderstorms in the morning,
                    then widespread rain showers and scattered
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....68-73.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min Humidity........65-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......5300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph increasing to south
                    around 20 mph early in the afternoon.
Dispersion Index....115.
Vent Rate...........Excellent (114700 knot-ft).
ADI.................29 increasing to 78 in the afternoon.
LVORI...............6.
Prob of precip......90 percent.
QPF (inches)........0.29 - 0.74 inches.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms in the
                    evening. Scattered rain showers.
Min Temperature.....Around 53.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Max Humidity........97 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
ADI.................78 decreasing to 16 late.
LVORI...............5.
Prob of precip......70 percent.
QPF (inches)........0.09 - 0.42 inches.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Scattered rain showers in the morning,
                    then numerous rain showers in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Min Humidity........70-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds around 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......3600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West 20 to 25 mph.
Dispersion Index....85.
Vent Rate...........Good (85200 knot-ft).
ADI.................46 increasing to 68 in the afternoon.
LVORI...............5.
Prob of precip......70 percent.
QPF (inches)........0.08 - 0.51 inches.


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.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers.
Lows in the lower 50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds around
5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers or
thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of showers.
Lows in the lower 60s. South winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning,
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Highs around 80. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Southwest winds around
5 mph in the evening.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms late. Lows around 60. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers or
thunderstorms in the morning. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers in the
morning, then a slight chance of showers or thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

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DJ



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