Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EASTERN KENTUCKY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
502 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...A WEAK DISTURBANCE IN THE UPPER ATMOSPHERE WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY THIS MORNING. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING WIDESPREAD
CLOUD COVER AND PERHAPS ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS TO EASTERN KENTUCKY
EARLY TODAY. IF PRECIPITATION DOES OCCUR...IT WILL EVENTUALLY CHANGE
OVER TO RAIN BY LATE THIS MORNING BEFORE EXITING THE AREA EARLY
THIS AFTERNOON. MINIMUM HUMIDITY AND FUEL STICK MOISTURE VALUES TODAY
AND TOMORROW WILL RUN WELL ABOVE ANY CRITICAL FIRE DANGER THRESHOLDS

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-210315-
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...MOUNT STERLING...
OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...IRVINE...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...
MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...SOMERSET...LONDON...MONTICELLO...
WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...MIDDLESBORO...
PINEVILLE...HARLAN...SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINTSVILLE...
CAMPTON...SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...BEATTYVILLE...JACKSON...
HINDMAN...BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...MANCHESTER...HYDEN...WHITESBURG...
INEZ...PIKEVILLE
502 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........49-59 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....10.
VENT RATE...........POOR (10100 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......20 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.01 INCHES.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 28.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........86-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 48.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-54 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......EAST AROUND 5 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....9.
VENT RATE...........POOR (8900 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

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.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. LIGHT WINDS
BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH LATE.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY LATE AT NIGHT. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...COLDER...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.

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