Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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636 FXUS63 KJKL 251835 AFDJKL AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION National Weather Service Jackson KY 235 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017 .SHORT TERM...
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(This evening through Monday night) Issued at 235 PM EDT SUN JUN 25 2017 Dewpoints have dropped into the 40s across much of the area, and will little cloud cover many spots will see lows cooler tonight than last night. A weak dissipating cold front will move into the area tonight but not have any real impact on the local weather. A disturbance moving east from the central plains should bring a slight increase in high clouds early Monday morning across the southern part of the area, but again not much of an impact is expected. We will experience below normal highs again on Monday with maximums expected to range from the middle to upper 70s. Temperatures will fall back into the 50s Monday night. An approaching mid level short wave trough and associated cold front will bring an increase in cloudiness along with a chance of showers, mainly well after midnight. Any rain that occurs Monday night should be very light. .LONG TERM...(Monday night through Saturday) Issued at 306 AM EDT SUN JUN 25 2017 The extended will feature alternating periods of wet and dry weather and below normal and normal temperatures. The model data is depicting a weak frontal boundary moving across the region Monday and Tuesday. This system is forecast to bring isolated to scattered rain showers to eastern Kentucky. A ridge of high pressure is then expected to settle over the region from Tuesday afternoon through late Thursday morning. This ridge will bring dry and pleasant weather back to eastern Kentucky for the middle of the week. A series of weather systems are then expected to move across the Ohio Valley region to end out the week and into the upcoming weekend. Isolated to scattered showers and storms will be possible at times from Thursday afternoon onward. Temperatures will start out quite cool and well below normal to begin the period, with highs in the low to mid 70s on tap for Tuesday. After that, temperatures will average around normal for the rest of the week, with daily highs varying from the low to mid 80s from day to day. Nightly lows will start out in the 50s and will only fall into the 60s from Wednesday night onward.
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&& .AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Monday afternoon) ISSUED AT 123 PM EDT SUN JUN 25 2017 VFR conditions and light winds will predominate into Monday despite a couple of weak systems that will effect the area. First a weak cold front will drop into KY before dissipating tonight. This will not have any impact on the local weather. A weak disturbance moving east from the central plains should bring an increase in high cloudiness across the southern part of the forecast area by early Monday morning, but that will be the only impact. With dry air in place across the area, fog will be limited to the river valleys tonight and the TAF sites will not be affected. && .JKL WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... NONE. && $$ SHORT TERM...SBH LONG TERM...AR AVIATION...SBH is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.