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
629 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 2000 FEET ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.DISCUSSION...A DEPARTING UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL BRING CLOUDS TO
THE REGION TO START THE DAY...BUT AS IT DEPARTS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD INTO THE REGION. THIS HIGH WILL BRING CLEARING BY THE
AFTERNOON AND DRY WEATHER INTO SATURDAY. A DESCENDING SUBSIDENCE
INVERSION WILL BRING LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY TO THE RIDGES ON FRIDAY.
HOWEVER...A COLD FRONT WILL DROP INTO THE REGION ON SATURDAY NIGHT
AND GRADUALLY SAG SOUTHEAST. A SERIES OF WAVES WILL MOVE ALONG THE
FRONT AND BRING CHANCES FOR RAIN TO END THE WEEKEND AND CONTINUING
INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

KYZ044-050-051-260430-
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGSBURG...MOUNT STERLING...
OWINGSVILLE
629 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
   24 HR TREND......19 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....67.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (67100 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-97 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 54.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....21.
VENT RATE...........POOR (21300 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

$$

KYZ052-058>060-069-086>088-104-106>120-260430-
ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-JACKSON-KNOX-BELL-HARLAN-ELLIOTT-MORGAN-
JOHNSON-WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-LEE-BREATHITT-KNOTT-OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-
LESLIE-LETCHER-MARTIN-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOREHEAD...IRVINE...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...
MCKEE...BARBOURVILLE...MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...HARLAN...
SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINTSVILLE...CAMPTON...SALYERSVILLE...
PRESTONSBURG...BEATTYVILLE...JACKSON...HINDMAN...BOONEVILLE...
HAZARD...MANCHESTER...HYDEN...WHITESBURG...INEZ...PIKEVILLE
629 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
   24 HR TREND......21 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........61-66 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....59.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (58800 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 29.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 81-91 PERCENT RIDGES.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER VALLEYS AND 15 PERCENT DRIER
                    RIDGES.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........28-38 PERCENT. 15-25 PERCENT ABOVE 2000 FEET.
   24 HR TREND......26 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....17.
VENT RATE...........POOR (16600 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

$$

KYZ068-079-080-083>085-260430-
ROCKCASTLE-PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNT VERNON...SOMERSET...LONDON...
MONTICELLO...WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG
629 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
   24 HR TREND......17 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........63-68 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....51.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (51000 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 29.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........84-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER VALLEYS AND 12 PERCENT DRIER
                    RIDGES.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 56.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....19.
VENT RATE...........POOR (19500 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. LIGHT WINDS
BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH LATE AT NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MILDER...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY...THEN RAIN
LIKELY LATE AT NIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$
JP





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