Area Forecast Discussion
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000 FXUS63 KJKL 170755 AFDJKL AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION National Weather Service Jackson KY 355 AM EDT Sun Sep 17 2017 .SHORT TERM...
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(Today through Monday) Issued at 355 AM EDT SUN SEP 17 2017 The latest surface map features high pressure from New England down to the lower Mississippi Valley. Aloft, troughing is ruling across the West, while ridging is found in the East. Another foggy start to the morning will be on tap for eastern Kentucky today. The fog will burn off by the mid-morning hours, with mostly sunny skies then prevailing with highs in the lower 80s. The upper level ridge axis will remain in place across the Ohio and Tennessee valleys through early next week, with lows tonight in the upper 50s to lower 60s, with areas of dense valley fog once again. Monday will feature a few more clouds, with highs similar to today, generally lower 80s. .LONG TERM...(Monday night through Saturday) Issued at 355 AM EDT SUN SEP 17 2017 The long term forecast discussion will follow shortly.
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&& .AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Sunday night) ISSUED AT 214 AM EDT SUN SEP 17 2017 LIFR or worse fog will develop through dawn. Given the current conditions in place, SME and SJS will likely dip below airport minimums, with some temporary LIFR or worse conditions at SYM closer to dawn, and LOZ getting down to IFR status. JKL looks to stay VFR. The fog will burn off by around 13z, with scattered cumulus at around 5k feet agl seen during the day. Winds will average below 5 kts through the period. && .JKL WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... NONE. && $$ SHORT TERM...GEOGERIAN LONG TERM...RAY AVIATION...GEOGERIAN

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