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
453 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTROL AREA WEATHER TODAY AND
TOMORROW. CLEAR SKIES AND SUSTAINED NORTHERLY WINDS OF 5 TO 10 MPH
WILL LEAD TO DRY CONDITIONS THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. MINIMUM VALUES
WILL DROP TO BETWEEN 24 AND 33 PERCENT TODAY AND 20 AND 28 PERCENT
ON THURSDAY. EVEN THOUGH WINDS WILL NOT MEET CRITERIA...THE LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL LEAD TO SLIGHTLY ENHANCED FIRE DANGER TODAY
TOMORROW.

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-240200-
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
453 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-31 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....58.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (58100 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FROST LATE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 39.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........89-99 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FROST IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 75.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........19-29 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....43.
VENT RATE...........FAIR (43000 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

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.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LATE. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST LATE.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

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