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
642 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...Diminishing West to Northwest Winds This Morning...
...Gusty West Winds Friday Afternoon...

.DISCUSSION...A cold front will exit eastern Kentucky early
this morning. West to northwest winds of 10 to 15 mph, with
gusts of 15 to 20 mph will diminish by the the mid-morning
hours. High pressure will build in tonight, with another
cold front approaching from the northwest on Friday. Winds
will turn gusty out of the west during the afternoon. Dry
weather will persist through the first half of the weekend,
before precipitation threatens on Sunday. Temperatures will
average below normal through Friday, before trending milder
into the weekend.

KYZ068-079-083-084-142200-
Rockcastle-Pulaski-Wayne-McCreary-
Including the cities of Brodhead, Mount Vernon, Burnside,
Somerset, Monticello, Stearns, and Whitley City
642 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max Temperature.....Around 38.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Min Humidity........45-51 percent.
   24 hr trend......30 percent wetter.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds around 10 mph, with gusts
                    15 to 20 mph early, diminishing to 5
                    to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......3400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 15 mph decreasing to around 5
                    mph in the afternoon.
Dispersion Index....37.
Vent Rate...........Marginal (36900 knot-ft).
ADI.................40 decreasing to 17 in the afternoon.
LVORI...............3.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min Temperature.....Around 21.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Max Humidity........89-99 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 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.
ADI.................3.
LVORI...............5.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........None.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max Temperature.....Around 39.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min Humidity........40-46 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
Wind (20 ft)........West southwest at 5 to 10 mph early, then
                    West at 10 to 15 mph, with gusts of
                    20 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......3700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Dispersion Index....50.
Vent Rate...........Fair (49700 knot-ft).
ADI.................48.
LVORI...............3.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........None.

$$

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-104-106>109-119-142200-
Fleming-Montgomery-Bath-Rowan-Estill-Powell-Menifee-Elliott-
Morgan-Johnson-Wolfe-Magoffin-Martin-
Including the cities of Flemingsburg, Camargo, Jeffersonville,
Mount Sterling, Owingsville, Morehead, Irvine, Ravenna,
Clay City, Stanton, Frenchburg, Sandy Hook, West Liberty,
Paintsville, Campton, Salyersville, and Inez
642 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max Temperature.....Around 35.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Min Humidity........45-53 percent.
   24 hr trend......28 percent wetter.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds around 10 mph, with gusts
                    15 to 20 mph early, diminishing to 5
                    to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......3600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 15 mph decreasing to around 5
                    mph in the afternoon.
Dispersion Index....69.
Vent Rate...........Good (68900 knot-ft).
ADI.................58 decreasing to 13 in the afternoon.
LVORI...............3.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min Temperature.....Around 21.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Max Humidity........84-92 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent wetter.
Wind (20 ft)........North winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northwest late.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
ADI.................3.
LVORI...............5.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........None.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max Temperature.....Around 37.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min Humidity........42 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent drier.
Wind (20 ft)........West southwest at 5 to 10 mph early, then
                    West at 10 to 15 mph, with gusts of
                    20 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......4200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph increasing to around 20 mph
                    early in the afternoon.
Dispersion Index....66.
Vent Rate...........Good (66200 knot-ft).
ADI.................40 increasing to 68 in the afternoon.
LVORI...............3.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........None.

$$

KYZ069-080-085>088-110>118-120-142200-
Jackson-Laurel-Whitley-Knox-Bell-Harlan-Floyd-Lee-Breathitt-Knott-
Owsley-Perry-Clay-Leslie-Letcher-Pike-
Including the cities of McKee, Annville, London, Corbin,
Williamsburg, Barbourville, Middlesboro, Pineville, Cumberland,
Harlan, Prestonsburg, Wheelwright, Beattyville, Jackson, Hindman,
Pippa Passes, Booneville, Hazard, Manchester, Hyden, Jenkins,
Whitesburg, Coal Run, Elkhorn City, Pikeville,
and South Williamson
642 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max Temperature.....36-41.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min Humidity........41-51 percent.
   24 hr trend......27 percent wetter.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds around 10 mph, with gusts
                    15 to 20 mph early, diminishing to 5
                    to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......3300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 15 mph decreasing to around 5
                    mph in the afternoon.
Dispersion Index....65.
Vent Rate...........Good (64800 knot-ft).
ADI.................56 decreasing to 14 in the afternoon.
LVORI...............3.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min Temperature.....Around 22.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Max Humidity........85-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent wetter.
Wind (20 ft)........North winds around 5 mph shifting to the west
                    late.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
ADI.................3.
LVORI...............5.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........None.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max Temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min Humidity........39-47 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
Wind (20 ft)........West southwest at around 5 mph early, then
                    becoming west at 5 to 10 mph, with gusts of
                    15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......3800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Dispersion Index....55.
Vent Rate...........Good (55400 knot-ft).
ADI.................37 increasing to 61 in the afternoon.
LVORI...............3.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........None.

$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Southwest winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. South
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers in the
morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the
upper 40s. South winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 30s. South winds around 5 mph in the evening.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the
mid 50s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers.
Lows in the upper 30s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the morning, then
a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower
50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds
around 5 mph.

$$
GEOGERIAN



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