Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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000 FXUS63 KJKL 060835 AFDJKL AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY 335 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016 .SHORT TERM...(TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY) ISSUED AT 335 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016 BROAD SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE IS CURRENTLY SPRAWLED ACROSS THE OHIO AND TENNESSEE VALLEYS. ALOFT...TROUGHING IS BISECTING THE CONUS FROM WEST TO EAST. A NORTHERN STREAM SHORT WAVE TROUGH IS SWINGING THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES...WHILE A SOUTHERN STREAM WAVE IS SPIRALING ACROSS TEXAS/OKLAHOMA. PLENTY OF HIGH CLOUDS HAVE BEEN ADVECTING IN ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY DURING THE OVERNIGHT. DESPITE THE CLOUDS...SOME OF THE COOLER VALLEYS HAVE MANAGED TO DROP INTO THE LOWER 20S...WHILE THE RIDGETOPS REMAIN IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGH PRESSURE WILL GRADUALLY BREAK DOWN ACROSS THE OHIO AND TENNESSEE VALLEYS THROUGH THE SHORT TERM...WITH THE AMPLIFIED PATTERN ALOFT CONTINUING THROUGH THE PERIOD. THE PASSING SOUTHERN STREAM SHORT WAVE TROUGH WILL CONTINUE TO ALLOW FOR THICKER HIGH CLOUDS TODAY...WITH SOME LOWER TO MIDDLE CLOUDS MOVING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHS WILL REBOUND INTO THE UPPER 40S FOR MOST TODAY. SOME SHORT WAVE RIDGING WILL WORK IN TONIGHT...WITH SKIES GRADUALLY CLEARING. LOWS TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE LOW TO MID 20S IN SHELTERED VALLEYS...TO THE LOWER 30S ON THE RIDGES. MEANWHILE...A DEEPER SHORT WAVE TROUGH WILL BE DIGGING ACROSS THE PLAINS AND INTO THE GREAT LAKES. SURFACE LOW PRESSURE WILL SLIDE INTO THE GREAT LAKES BY SUNDAY...WITH A COLD FRONT ALIGNED SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST ACROSS THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. CLOUDS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE ONCE AGAIN ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY SUNDAY AFTERNOON. BETTER RETURN FLOW AND MOST SUNNY SKIES FOR PART OF THE DAY WILL ALLOW FOR HIGHS BACK INTO THE LOWER 50S FOR THE MAJORITY OF SITES. .LONG TERM...(SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY) ISSUED AT 335 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016 THE LONG TERM FORECAST DISCUSSION WILL FOLLOW SHORTLY. && .AVIATION...(FOR THE 06Z TAFS THROUGH 06Z SATURDAY NIGHT) ISSUED AT 114 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016 VFR CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THE PERIOD AS HIGH PRESSURE MAINTAINS CONTROL AT THE SURFACE. MAINLY SOME PASSING HIGH CLOUDS WILL BE SEEN THROUGH SATURDAY...ALTHOUGH SOME SCATTERED TO BROKEN CLOUDS IN THE 5-8K FEET AGL RANGE WILL MOVE THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. LIGHT SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL PEAK BETWEEN 5 AND 7 KTS SATURDAY AFTERNOON. && .JKL WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... NONE. && $$ SHORT TERM...GEOGERIAN LONG TERM...AR AVIATION...GEOGERIAN

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