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
505 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.DISCUSSION...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES TO AROUND 30 PERCENT CAN BE
EXPECTED ACROSS THE EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE FORECAST AREA TODAY. BUT
THE DRY AIR IN PLACE WILL MOISTEN UP AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM
THE WEST TONIGHT. ALONG WITH THE FRONT WILL COME RAIN...WHICH WILL
LINGER THROUGH THE WEEKEND. BY TUESDAY...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD
BACK INTO THE REGION...PROVIDING QUIET WEATHER INTO NEW YEARS DAY.

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>085-280315-
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-ROCKCASTLE-
JACKSON-PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGSBURG...MOUNT STERLING...
OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...IRVINE...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...
MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...SOMERSET...LONDON...MONTICELLO...
WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG
505 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........35-50 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....23.
VENT RATE...........POOR (23300 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......30 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.03 INCHES.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 46.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT WETTER.
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......90 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.20 - 0.40 INCHES.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN
                    LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........80-90 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......43 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....18.
VENT RATE...........POOR (17600 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......90 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.15 - 0.50 INCHES.

$$

KYZ086>088-104-106>120-280315-
KNOX-BELL-HARLAN-ELLIOTT-MORGAN-JOHNSON-WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-LEE-
BREATHITT-KNOTT-OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-LETCHER-MARTIN-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BARBOURVILLE...MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...
HARLAN...SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINTSVILLE...CAMPTON...
SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...BEATTYVILLE...JACKSON...HINDMAN...
BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...MANCHESTER...HYDEN...WHITESBURG...INEZ...
PIKEVILLE
505 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....20.
VENT RATE...........POOR (20000 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.01 INCHES.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY EARLY...THEN RAIN LATE
                    AT NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........90-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......90 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.10 - 0.35 INCHES.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........70-90 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......45 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....15.
VENT RATE...........POOR (14800 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......90 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.25 - 0.55 INCHES.

$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE
AT NIGHT. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

RAY





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