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

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR KENTUCKY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
631 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

...HUMIDITIES BOTTOMING OUT BELOW 30 PERCENT IN SOME AREAS BOTH
THIS AFTERNOON AND TUESDAY AFTERNOON...
...GUSTY WINDS ON TUESDAY...

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL PASS SOUTH OF THE AREA THROUGH
TONIGHT AND BRING CLEARING SKIES AND DRIER AIR INTO THE REGION.
AS THE HIGH DEPARTS ON TUESDAY...A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE
OHIO VALLEY REGION. THIS FRONT WILL BRING AN INCREASE IN CLOUDS
AND WINDS ON TUESDAY AND INTO TUESDAY NIGHT...BUT LITTLE IF ANY
PRECIPITATION AS IT CROSSES THE AREA. ANOTHER HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM
WILL BUILD IN BEHIND THIS FRONT AND BRING A COLDER...BUT CONTINUED
DRY AIRMASS FOR WEDNESDAY. WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY...THE
BOUNDARY THAT HAD CROSSED THE REGION ON TUESDAY EVENING WILL
RETURN NORTH AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKS BY TO OUR NORTHWEST.
THIS WILL BEGIN A PERIOD OF UNSETTLED WEATHER WITH RAIN CHANCES
DURING THE SECOND HALF OF THE WEEK.

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-302100-
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGSBURG...CAMARGO...
JEFFERSONVILLE...MOUNT STERLING...OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...
IRVINE...RAVENNA...CLAY CITY...STANTON...FRENCHBURG
631 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........AROUND 31 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING AND BECOMING
                    WEST TO NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH BY MIDDAY.
DISPERSION INDEX....93.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (93300 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36 VALLEYS AND AROUND 42 RIDGES.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........83-93 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 58-67 PERCENT RIDGES.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER VALLEYS...30 PERCENT DRIER
                    RIDGES.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-39 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH EARLY...THEN SOUTHWEST AROUND
                    20 MPH...BUT BECOMING WEST AND INCREASING TO WEST
                    30 TO 35 MPH BY MID AFTERNOON.
DISPERSION INDEX....191.
VENT RATE...........EXCELLENT (191000 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.


$$

KYZ068-079-083-084-302100-
ROCKCASTLE-PULASKI-WAYNE-MCCREARY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRODHEAD...MOUNT VERNON...BURNSIDE...
SOMERSET...MONTICELLO...STEARNS...WHITLEY CITY
631 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH...INCREASING AND BECOMING
                    WEST TO NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH BY MIDDAY.
DISPERSION INDEX....66.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (66200 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-41.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........84-94 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 66-77 PERCENT RIDGES.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER VALLEYS...25 PERCENT DRIER RIDGES.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST 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.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 68.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-39 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING WEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH EARLY...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
                    AND INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH IN THE LATE
                    MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING
                    WEST AND INCREASING TO AROUND 30 MPH EARLY IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
DISPERSION INDEX....171.
VENT RATE...........EXCELLENT (170700 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.


$$

KYZ069-080-085>088-104-106>120-302100-
JACKSON-LAUREL-WHITLEY-KNOX-BELL-HARLAN-ELLIOTT-MORGAN-JOHNSON-
WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-LEE-BREATHITT-KNOTT-OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-
LETCHER-MARTIN-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MCKEE...ANNVILLE...LONDON...CORBIN...
WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...
CUMBERLAND...HARLAN...SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINTSVILLE...
CAMPTON...SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...WHEELWRIGHT...
BEATTYVILLE...JACKSON...HINDMAN...PIPPA PASSES...BOONEVILLE...
HAZARD...MANCHESTER...HYDEN...JENKINS...WHITESBURG...INEZ...
COAL RUN...ELKHORN CITY...PIKEVILLE...SOUTH WILLIAMSON
631 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING SUNNY. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF A RAIN SHOWER IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......WEST AROUND 10 MPH...BECOMING WEST TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 15 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....79.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (79100 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......20 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.01 INCHES.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 35 VALLEYS...AROUND 41 RIDGES.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........90-100 PERCENT VALLEYS AND 58-68 PERCENT
                    RIDGES.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED VALLEYS...30 PERCENT DRIER RIDGES.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST 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.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 68.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-35 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING WEST
                    AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
                    TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....178.
VENT RATE...........EXCELLENT (179100 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.01 INCHES.


$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS LATE. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$
JP



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