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
509 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...MILD WEATHER EXPECTED THROUGH TUESDAY...

.DISCUSSION...THE ADVERTISED WARMING TREND IS EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY...KEEPING TEMPERATURES WELL ABOVE NORMAL.
THE NEXT CHANCE OF MORE WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION WILL COME LATE
TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE PUSHES NORTH
ACROSS THE REGION. THIS SYSTEM WILL DRAG A COLD FRONT ACROSS
EASTERN KENTUCKY LATE WEDNESDAY WITH COLD AIR FILTERING BACK INTO
THE AREA BY CHRISTMAS MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS MAY BRIEFLY
TRANSITION TO SNOW BEFORE COMING TO AN END CHRISTMAS MORNING.
LITTLE OR NO SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-230315-
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
509 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 53.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........48-58 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....17.
VENT RATE...........POOR (17400 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF A RAIN SHOWER
                    LATE AT NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........83-93 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.03 INCHES.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........63-73 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....14.
VENT RATE...........POOR (13600 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......40 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.01 - 0.14 INCHES.

$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH
SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE AT NIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...COLDER. PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE AT
NIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$
KAS





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