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
450 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

...LOW RH INTO THE EVENING...SEVERE STORMS POSSIBLE SATURDAY...

.DISCUSSION...RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL COME UP FROM THE 15 TO
25 PERCENT RANGE BY EARLY EVENING. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE
APPROACHES FROM THE WEST TONIGHT...DRAWING MOISTURE NORTH
FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO. THIS WILL SUPPORT AN AREA OF
SHOWERS WHICH WILL MOVE THROUGH FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST
LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS WILL THEN BE
POSSIBLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON INTO SATURDAY NIGHT. SOME OF THEM
COULD PRODUCE AND HAIL AND HIGH WINDS...ESPECIALLY OVER THE
CUMBERLAND RIVER BASIN.

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-104-106>115-118>120-250900-
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-ELLIOTT-
MORGAN-JOHNSON-WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-LEE-BREATHITT-KNOTT-OWSLEY-
PERRY-LETCHER-MARTIN-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGSBURG...CAMARGO...
JEFFERSONVILLE...MOUNT STERLING...OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...
IRVINE...RAVENNA...CLAY CITY...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...
SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINTSVILLE...CAMPTON...
SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...WHEELWRIGHT...BEATTYVILLE...
JACKSON...HINDMAN...PIPPA PASSES...BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...
JENKINS...WHITESBURG...INEZ...COAL RUN...ELKHORN CITY...
PIKEVILLE...SOUTH WILLIAMSON
450 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....UPPER 40S.
   24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......0-5 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......50 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE - 0.10 INCHES.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    SOME STORMS COULD BE SEVERE.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MIN HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......40-45 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................5.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....18.
VENT RATE...........POOR (17600 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......90 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.40 - 0.75 INCHES.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
                    THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
   24 HR TREND......0-5 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......15-20 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
LAL.................5.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......70 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.40 - 0.65 INCHES.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
   24 HR TREND......0-5 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5-10 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....65.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (65400 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......60 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.05 - 0.10 INCHES.

$$

KYZ068-069-079-080-083>088-116-117-250900-
ROCKCASTLE-JACKSON-PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-
BELL-HARLAN-CLAY-LESLIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRODHEAD...MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...
ANNVILLE...BURNSIDE...SOMERSET...LONDON...MONTICELLO...STEARNS...
WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...
MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...CUMBERLAND...HARLAN...MANCHESTER...
HYDEN
450 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
                    THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
   24 HR TREND......15-20 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-90 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......0-5 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......60 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.05 - 0.25 INCHES.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........60-65 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......45-50 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
LAL.................5.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
DISPERSION INDEX....65.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (65200 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......90 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.40 - 0.65 INCHES.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........90-95 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5-10 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......60 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.35 - 0.70 INCHES.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
   24 HR TREND......5-10 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........55-65 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......0-5 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....64.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (63900 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......50 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE - 0.10 INCHES.


$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. LIGHT
WINDS.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. LIGHT
WINDS.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. LIGHT WINDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. LIGHT WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S. LIGHT WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 60S. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. LIGHT
WINDS.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. LIGHT WINDS.

$$
GREIF



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