Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
-- Remove Highlighting --
-- Discussion containing changed information from previous version are highlighted. --
000 FXUS63 KJKL 221933 AFDJKL AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY 333 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014 .SHORT TERM...(THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT) ISSUED AT 333 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014 CURRENT CONDITIONS AS OF 19Z FEATURE SOME ISOLATED SHOWERS HANGING AROUND THE AREA AS THE FRONT STILL LIES JUST TO THE WEST AS IT BEGINS TO CROSS THE I-75 CORRIDOR. THIS WILL ESSENTIALLY BRING AN END TO THE SHOWER ACTIVITY THIS EVENING. OBS UPSTREAM HAVE DEWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S MOVING INTO THE AREA ALONG WITH MUCH COOLER TEMPS. THIS AIRMASS WILL BE MOVING IN OVER EASTERN KENTUCKY FOR TONIGHT AND WITH CLEARING SKIES BEHIND THE FRONT...TEMPS WILL FALL INTO THE 30S TONIGHT...ESPECIALLY IN THE BLUEGRASS AND IN THE SHELTERED VALLEYS. THEREFORE...WILL GO WITH AN SPS MENTIONING THE FROST POTENTIAL TONIGHT. THIS WILL MOSTLY BE THE VALLEYS AS SOME OF THE RIDGE TONIGHT WILL KEEP SOME STRONGER WINDS...AND WILL SHOW A BIT OF A RIDGE VALLEY SPLIT TONIGHT BUT ONLY AROUND A 5 DEGREE DIFFERENCE. HEADING INTO TOMORROW...THE SHOWER ACTIVITY TODAY DID NOT PROVIDE MUCH OF A SOAKING...ESPECIALLY GIVEN THE SCATTERED NATURE TODAY AND SO THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES TONIGHT WILL NOT RECOVER MUCH ABOVE 70 PERCENT IN MOST PLACES. AS WELL...MODEL SOUNDINGS SHOW QUITE A DRY POCKET OF AIR ALOFT TOMORROW TO MIX DOWN AND WHILE WE WILL LIKELY NOT MIX INTO THE STRONGER WINDS ABOVE...RH WILL STILL BE DOWN INTO THE CRITICAL VALUES TOMORROW AFTERNOON AND SO WILL MENTION FIRE WEATHER IN THE SPS AS WELL. WITH HIGH PRESSURE REMAINING IN CONTROL THROUGH TOMORROW NIGHT...WILL KEEP A DRY FORECAST THROUGH THE SHORT TERM AND KEEP SKY COVER MOSTLY CLEAR. THE OF THE COOLER AIRMASS WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA THROUGH TOMORROW NIGHT AS LOW TEMPS WILL GET DOWN INTO THE LOW 40S ON THE RIDGES AND INTO THE LOW 30S IN SOME OF THE DEEPER VALLEYS. THE RIDGE SHIFTING THROUGH THE AREA WILL KEEP CLOUD COVER MOSTLY CLEAR AND ANOTHER NIGHT OF RADIATIONAL COOLER WILL ENSUE AS A RIDGE VALLEY SPLIT OF 10 DEGREES WILL BE IN PLACE. FROST ALSO LOOKS TO BE ANOTHER THREAT THURSDAY MORNING. .LONG TERM...(THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY) ISSUED AT 333 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014 THE LONG TERM DISCUSSION WILL BE ISSUED SHORTLY. && .AVIATION...(FOR THE 18Z TAFS THROUGH 18Z WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON) ISSUED AT 137 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014 SHOWERS AND IFR CEILINGS WILL MOVE OUT OF THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON AS SKIES WILL BEGIN TO CLEAR OUT AS THE FRONT MOVES THROUGH LEAVING VFR CONDITIONS TONIGHT AND THROUGH THE REST OF THE TAF PERIOD. && .JKL WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... NONE. && $$ SHORT TERM...SHALLENBERGER LONG TERM...HAL AVIATION...SHALLENBERGER

USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.