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
640 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...AFTER A COLD START THIS MORNING...HIGH PRESSURE WILL
PROVIDE A MOSTLY SUNNY DAY WITH TEMPERATURES CLIMBING INTO THE MID
30S TO LOWER 40S THIS AFTERNOON. A COLD FRONT WILL BRING INCREASING
CLOUDS AND RAIN CHANCES BACK TO THE AREA ON THURSDAY. AS THE COLD
FRONT PASSES THROUGH THE REGION THURSDAY EVENING...RAIN WILL MIX WITH
AND CHANGE TO SNOW WITH A LIGHT COATING OF SNOW POSSIBLE THURSDAY
NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING DRIER WEATHER FOR FRIDAY INTO
SATURDAY. ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE AREA LATE IN
THE WEEKEND...AND COULD PRODUCE ACCUMULATING SNOW ACROSS MOST OF
EASTERN KENTUCKY.

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-290445-
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
640 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....35 TO 40.
   24 HR TREND......0-5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5-10 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST 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......SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....8.
VENT RATE...........POOR (7900 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
   24 HR TREND......15-20 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-80 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......25-30 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......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45 TO 50.
   24 HR TREND......10-15 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......15-20 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.......1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....37.
VENT RATE...........MARGINAL (36900 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......50 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE TO 0.10 INCHES.

$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. LIGHT
WINDS.
.FRIDAY...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AT 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 15 TO 20. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS OF
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW LATE.
LOWS AROUND 30. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN
LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AT 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID TEENS. LIGHT
WINDS.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AT
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$
GREIF





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