Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Eastern Kentucky
National Weather Service Jackson KY
547 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...A ridge of high pressure over the eastern part of
the nation will provide us with mild and dry weather through the
weekend. A storm system approaching from the southwest will bring
our next shot at rain as the work week starts.

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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
547 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....Around 75.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min Humidity........36-44 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......variable less than 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......2300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....variable less than 5 mph.
Dispersion Index.... 6.
Vent Rate...........Poor (6500 knot-ft).
ADI.................6.
LVORI...............6.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....Around 46 in valleys to around 52 on
                    ridges.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Max Humidity........77-87 percent ridges to near 100 percent
                    in valleys.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds at 5 mph or less.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
ADI.................3.
LVORI...............5.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........NONE.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....Around 78.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min Humidity........31-37 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds at 5 mph or less.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......3400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph.
Dispersion Index....19.
Vent Rate...........Poor (19000 knot-ft).
ADI.................5 increasing to 26 in the afternoon.
LVORI...............5.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........NONE.


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.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Southeast
winds at 5 mph or less.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 50s. South winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Showers. Highs around 70. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Light winds.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the
lower 60s. Light winds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY...A slight chance of showers. Otherwise, mostly sunny.
Highs in the mid 50s. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Patchy frost late. Lows in the
mid 30s. Light winds.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Areas of frost in the morning. Highs in
the lower 60s. Light winds.

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