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
700 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

...A Good Chance of Showers and Thunderstorms Today...

.DISCUSSION...Expect a better chance for showers and
thunderstorms today as a cold front moves into the area. This
will keep a chance of precipitation over eastern kentucky through
the night and into the day on Friday. Normal to above normal
temperatures can be expected, as well, with highs in the middle
and upper 80s for the next couple days.

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-172030-
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
700 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Isolated showers and storms in
                    the morning, then scattered showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....83-88.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min Humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......0-5 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.
Mixing Height.......5000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph increasing to around 15
                    mph early in the afternoon.
Dispersion Index....70.
Vent Rate...........Good (70100 knot-ft).
ADI.................24 increasing to 54 in the afternoon.
LVORI...............6.
Prob of precip......30 percent.
QPF (inches)........0.00 - 0.30 inches.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Min Temperature.....Low 70s.
   24 hr trend......0-5 degrees warmer.
Max Humidity........90-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
ADI.................53 decreasing to 7 late.
LVORI...............6.
Prob of precip......50 percent.
QPF (inches)........0.10 - 0.60 inches.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming mostly sunny.
                    Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the
                    morning, then isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....Around 85.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min Humidity........50-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......5-10 percent drier.
Wind (20 ft)........West 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.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Dispersion Index....68.
Vent Rate...........Good (67700 knot-ft).
ADI.................40 increasing to 62 in the afternoon.
LVORI...............5.
Prob of precip......40 percent.
QPF (inches)........0.00 - 0.20 inches.


$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds
around 5 mph in the evening becoming light.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the
mid 80s. Light winds becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the upper
80s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. Light winds
in the evening.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Light winds
becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows
in the upper 60s. Light winds.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers in the
morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Light winds becoming southwest
around 5 mph in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds around
5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds around 5 mph.

$$
GREIF



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