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

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EASTERN KENTUCKY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
518 AM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...HUMID CONDITIONS CONTINUE WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS
AFTERNOON...

.DISCUSSION...WARM AND HUMID WEATHER WILL CONTINUE TODAY. THESE
CONDITIONS WILL COMBINE WITH AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT TO BRING
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. A FEW OF THESE STORMS COULD BE SEVERE
WITH DAMAGING WINDS THE MAIN THREAT. THE COLD FRONT WILL SETTLE JUST
SOUTH OF KENTUCKY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. THE FRONT WILL REMAIN CLOSE
ENOUGH TO POSSIBLE GENERATE ISOLATED SHOWERS OR STORMS AGAIN ON
WEDNESDAY. UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL CONTINUE INTO THE UPCOMING WEEKEND
WITH THE NEXT BEST CHANCE OF RAIN COMING ON SATURDAY.

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-030230-
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-ROCKCASTLE-
JACKSON-PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-BELL-HARLAN-
ELLIOTT-MORGAN-JOHNSON-WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-LEE-BREATHITT-KNOTT-
OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-LETCHER-MARTIN-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGSBURG...MOUNT STERLING...
OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...IRVINE...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...
MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...SOMERSET...LONDON...MONTICELLO...
WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...MIDDLESBORO...
PINEVILLE...HARLAN...SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINTSVILLE...
CAMPTON...SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...BEATTYVILLE...JACKSON...
HINDMAN...BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...MANCHESTER...HYDEN...WHITESBURG...
INEZ...PIKEVILLE
518 AM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 84.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........57-73 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....97.
VENT RATE...........EXCELLENT (96500 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......70 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.10 - 0.37 INCHES.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
                    EARLY...THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE AT
                    NIGHT. AREAS OF FOG LATE AT NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........92-98 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......50 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.00 - 0.15 INCHES.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........53-63 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....50.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (50400 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......20 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.04 INCHES.

$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. AREAS OF FOG LATE AT NIGHT. LOWS IN
THE MID 60S. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE AT NIGHT. AREAS OF FOG
LATE AT NIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY
BECOMING LIGHT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 70S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHS AROUND 80. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$
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