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

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR KENTUCKY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
445 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.DISCUSSION...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS
PORTIONS OF FAR SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY EARLY THIS MORNING. THE RAIN
SHOULD BE OUT OF THE AREA BY 12Z OR SO. A SECOND ROUND OF PRECIP IS
EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT AND THROUGH THE DAY ON TUESDAY. FREEZING RAIN
AND SNOW MAY MIX WITH RAIN EARLY TOMORROW MORNING BEFORE THE PRECIP
CHANGES OVER TO ALL RAIN. THE RAIN COULD BE HEAVY AND TIMES AND...
WHEN COMBINED WITH SNOW MELT...WILL LIKELY LEAD TO FLOODING ACROSS
THE AREA...PARTICULARLY ALONG PORTIONS OF THE KENTUCKY AND CUMBERLAND
RIVER BASINS. WITH THE GROUND ALREADY SATURATED...ALONG WITH ANY
SURFACE FUELS...AND WITH MORE RAIN AND WINTRY PRECIPITATION ON THE
WAY...FIRE DANGER WILL AT OR NEAR ZERO FOR AT LEAST THE NEXT FEW
DAYS.

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-022115-
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...SOUTH WILLIAMSON
445 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........39-47 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....MISSING.
VENT RATE...........POOR (14100 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.01 INCHES.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND
                    SNOW LATE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 31.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........90-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......14 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.
PROB OF PRECIP......20 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.01 INCHES.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT
                    FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........59-69 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....MISSING.
VENT RATE...........POOR (4200 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......80 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.16 - 0.40 INCHES.


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.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MUCH COLDER. SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW
LIKELY LATE. LOWS IN THE UPPER TEENS. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MUCH COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN
THE EVENING. LOWS AROUND 6. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...NOT AS COLD. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
TEENS. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MILDER...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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