Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EAST KENTUCKY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
632 AM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...A WARM AND MOIST AIRMASS WILL PERSIST TODAY AHEAD
OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL AGAIN DEVELOP TODAY UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF A
CONTINUED WARM AND MOIST AIRMASS. ON SUNDAY...THE COLD FRONT WILL
SLOWLY TRAVERSE EASTERN KENTUCKY...BRINGING MORE WIDESPREAD
CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGHOUT THE DAY. THE FRONT
WILL PUSH SOUTH OF THE AREA BY LATE MONDAY...WITH DRY AND LESS
HUMID WEATHER ANTICIPATED FOR TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

KYZ068-069-079-080-083>088-110>118-120-302030-
ROCKCASTLE-JACKSON-PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-
BELL-HARLAN-FLOYD-LEE-BREATHITT-KNOTT-OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-
LETCHER-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRODHEAD...MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...
ANNVILLE...BURNSIDE...SOMERSET...LONDON...MONTICELLO...STEARNS...
WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...
MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...CUMBERLAND...HARLAN...PRESTONSBURG...
WHEELWRIGHT...BEATTYVILLE...JACKSON...HINDMAN...PIPPA PASSES...
BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...MANCHESTER...HYDEN...JENKINS...WHITESBURG...
COAL RUN...ELKHORN CITY...PIKEVILLE...SOUTH WILLIAMSON
632 AM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........38-46 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....82.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (81800 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......20 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.01 INCHES.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 65.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MAX HUMIDITY........94-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......20 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.06 INCHES.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........51-61 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....88.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (88400 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......50 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.22 INCHES.


$$

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-104-106>109-119-302030-
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-ELLIOTT-
MORGAN-JOHNSON-WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-MARTIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGSBURG...CAMARGO...
JEFFERSONVILLE...MOUNT STERLING...OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...
IRVINE...RAVENNA...CLAY CITY...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...
SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINTSVILLE...CAMPTON...
SALYERSVILLE...INEZ
632 AM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 84.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........43-53 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....67.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (66900 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......30 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.03 INCHES.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 65.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-97 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......30 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.02 - 0.15 INCHES.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........47-57 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
                    MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
DISPERSION INDEX....115.
VENT RATE...........EXCELLENT (114800 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......40 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.21 INCHES.


$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
LIGHT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. LIGHT WINDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. LIGHT
WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. LIGHT WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. LIGHT
WINDS.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 80S. LIGHT WINDS.

$$
JMW



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