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
650 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...A Wet Start to the Day, then Drying Out...

.DISCUSSION...Showers and thunderstorms can be expected through
this morning as a cold front moves across eastern Kentucky. Skies
will clear through the afternoon as high pressure takes hold
behind the frontal passage. Dry and mostly clear conditions are
expected to persist through the weekend and into the start of the
work week. High temperatures will be in the mid 80s today and
Saturday, but climb to near 90 for Sunday and Monday.

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-182030-
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
650 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Numerous showers in the morning.
                    Isolated thunderstorms. Isolated showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max Temperature.....80-85.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min Humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......0-5 percent wetter.
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.......5700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 15 mph.
Dispersion Index....84.
Vent Rate...........Good (84100 knot-ft).
ADI.................36 increasing to 63 in the afternoon.
LVORI...............6.
Prob of precip......70 percent.
QPF (inches)........0.10 - 0.40 inches.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....Around 65.
   24 hr trend......5-10 degrees cooler.
Max Humidity........90-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......0-5 percent drier.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
ADI.................58 decreasing to 3 late.
LVORI...............6.
Prob of precip......0 percent.
QPF (inches)........None.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max Temperature.....Around 85.
   24 hr trend......0-5 degrees warmer.
Min Humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing Height.......6000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Dispersion Index....71.
Vent Rate...........Good (71000 knot-ft).
ADI.................38 increasing to 66 in the afternoon.
LVORI...............5.
Prob of precip......10 percent.
QPF (inches)........None.


$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Patchy fog developing towards
dawn. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds around 5 mph in the evening
becoming light.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the upper
80s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Patchy fog developing towards dawn.
Lows in the upper 60s. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the
upper 80s. Light winds becoming southwest around 5 mph in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog developing towards
dawn. Lows in the upper 60s. Light winds in the evening.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers or
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Light winds becoming
southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms late. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds around
5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms
likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers. Lows in
the lower 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph in the evening
becoming light.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers. Highs
in the upper 70s. Light winds becoming north around 5 mph in the
afternoon.

$$
GREIF



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