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

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EAST KENTUCKY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
358 AM EDT THU MAY 21 2015

.DISCUSSION...LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS ARE MOVING ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE
REGION THIS MORNING AS DISTURBANCE TRACKS EAST. THESE SHOWERS WILL
WANE THROUGH THE DAY AND GIVE WAY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY AND COOL DAY
ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY. HOWEVER HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD EAST AND
GIVE WAY TO DRIER AND SLIGHTLY WARMER CONDITIONS FOR FRIDAY WITH
HUMIDITIES DROPPING INTO THE 30S. NEXT BEST CHANCE OF RAIN WILL BE
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-212015-
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
358 AM EDT THU MAY 21 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........52-62 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTH 15 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....78.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (78100 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......20 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.01 INCHES.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........90-98 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS UP 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.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-36 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......26 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....111.
VENT RATE...........EXCELLENT (112200 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.


$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$
DJ



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