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
710 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...Warm with a Chance of Storms through Saturday...

.DISCUSSION...A nearby frontal boundary will keep a chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the forecast today. A better chance
for showers and thunderstorms will arrive later in the work week
as a cold front moves into the region on Thursday. Normal to
above normal temperatures can be expected, as well, with highs in
the middle and upper 80s for the next few days.

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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
710 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny then becoming partly sunny. Isolated
                    showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....83-88.
   24 hr trend......0-5 degrees warmer.
Min Humidity........53-58 percent.
   24 hr trend......5-10 percent drier.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......4300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 0 to 5 mph.
Dispersion Index....23.
Vent Rate...........Poor (22900 knot-ft).
ADI.................5 increasing to 19 in the afternoon.
LVORI...............6.
Prob of precip......20 percent.
QPF (inches)........0.00 - 0.30 inches.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms. Patchy fog developing towards
                    dawn.
Min Temperature.....70-75.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max Humidity........90-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
ADI.................21 decreasing to 2 late.
LVORI...............6.
Prob of precip......20 percent.
QPF (inches)........0.00 - 0.20 inches.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Scattered showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Max Temperature.....85-90.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min Humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......0-5 percent wetter.
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.......5800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph increasing to around 15
                    mph in the afternoon.
Dispersion Index....85.
Vent Rate...........Good (85300 knot-ft).
ADI.................40 increasing to 56 in the afternoon.
LVORI...............5.
Prob of precip......40 percent.
QPF (inches)........0.00 - 0.25 inches.


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.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds around
5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the morning. Highs
in the mid 80s. West winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. 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...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers in
the evening. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds around 5 mph in the
evening.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Light winds
becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers in the
afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Light winds becoming southwest
around 5 mph in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers or
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Light winds.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. A chance of showers in the morning, then
a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in
the mid 80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

$$
GREIF



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