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
448 PM EST MON DEC 15 2014

.DISCUSSION...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM PASSING THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES
WILL SEND A WARM FRONT ACROSS EAST KY THIS EVENING...WITH THE
TRAILING COLD FRONT MOVING ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY TONIGHT INTO
TUESDAY MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS WILL ACCOMPANY THIS SYSTEM...
AND WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE REGION THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT...
THEN TAPER OFF EARLY TUESDAY. WARM AIR IS EXPECTED TO PERSIST
THROUGH TUESDAY...THEN A MUCH COOLER AIR MASS WILL MOVE INTO THE
REGION ON WEDNESDAY. UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL RETURN TO START THE
WEEKEND.

KYZ044-050>052-059-060-104-106-108-161500-
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-POWELL-MENIFEE-ELLIOTT-MORGAN-WOLFE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGSBURG...MOUNT STERLING...
OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...SANDY HOOK...
WEST LIBERTY...CAMPTON
448 PM EST MON DEC 15 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. OCCASIONAL RAIN SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-93 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......80 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.10 INCHES.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A
                    A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........73-79 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......29 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....95.
VENT RATE...........EXCELLENT (95000 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......40 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.01 INCHES.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-95 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........56-62 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....30.
VENT RATE...........MARGINAL (29600 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

$$

KYZ058-068-069-079-080-083>087-116-161500-
ESTILL-ROCKCASTLE-JACKSON-PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-
BELL-CLAY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...IRVINE...MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...SOMERSET...
LONDON...MONTICELLO...WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...
BARBOURVILLE...MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...MANCHESTER
448 PM EST MON DEC 15 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-94 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......80 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.10 INCHES.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
                    CHANCE OF DRIZZLE.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........69-79 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......35 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......WEST AROUND 25 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....85.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (84500 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......20 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.01 INCHES.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. CHANCE OF LIGHT
                    FREEZING DRIZZLE LATE AT NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-98 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
                    CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........54-64 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....23.
VENT RATE...........POOR (23100 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

$$

KYZ088-107-109>115-117>120-161500-
HARLAN-JOHNSON-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-LEE-BREATHITT-KNOTT-OWSLEY-PERRY-
LESLIE-LETCHER-MARTIN-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARLAN...PAINTSVILLE...SALYERSVILLE...
PRESTONSBURG...BEATTYVILLE...JACKSON...HINDMAN...BOONEVILLE...
HAZARD...HYDEN...WHITESBURG...INEZ...PIKEVILLE
448 PM EST MON DEC 15 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........83-95 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......80 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.10 INCHES.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. CHANCE OF
                    DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-52.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........68-78 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......33 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....103.
VENT RATE...........EXCELLENT (103300 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......50 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.03 INCHES.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. CHANCE OF LIGHT
                    FREEZING DRIZZLE LATE AT NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-37.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........90-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF
                    DRIZZLE AND LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-45.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........54-64 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....34.
VENT RATE...........MARGINAL (33700 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS AROUND
30. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
30S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW EARLY...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW LATE AT NIGHT. LOWS AROUND 30.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
MORNING. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$
JP






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