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
459 PM EDT THU APR 23 2015

...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY THIS EVENING AND AGAIN FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION FROM
THE NORTHWEST TONIGHT...BRINGING A COOL AND VERY DRY AIR MASS
IN ON WESTERLY WINDS. THIS WILL RESULT IN FREEZING CONDITIONS
BY MORNING FOR MANY LOCATIONS AS WELL AS WIDESPREAD FROST. ONCE
THE HIGH PASSES TO OUR EAST DURING THE DAY FRIDAY...MOISTURE
FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO WILL BEGIN TO RETURN BY LATE IN THE
DAY...LEADING TO OUR NEXT ROUND OF RAIN AND STORMS AS WE HEAD
INTO THE WEEKEND.

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-240830-
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGSBURG...CAMARGO...
JEFFERSONVILLE...MOUNT STERLING...OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...
IRVINE...RAVENNA...CLAY CITY...STANTON...FRENCHBURG
459 PM EDT THU APR 23 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR. FROST LATE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
   24 HR TREND......0-5 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-90 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. FROST IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......0-5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......0-5 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
DISPERSION INDEX....11.
VENT RATE...........POOR (10700 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
                    THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
   24 HR TREND......10-15 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-90 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......60 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.05 - 0.20 INCHES.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
   24 HR TREND......0-5 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........65-70 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.......2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......EAST AROUND 10 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....16.
VENT RATE...........POOR (16500 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......80 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.30 - 0.60 INCHES.


$$

KYZ068-069-079-080-083>085-240830-
ROCKCASTLE-JACKSON-PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRODHEAD...MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...
ANNVILLE...BURNSIDE...SOMERSET...LONDON...MONTICELLO...STEARNS...
WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG
459 PM EDT THU APR 23 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR. FROST LATE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-95 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10-15 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. FROST IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
   24 HR TREND......0-5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........17-23 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......0-5 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......EAST AT 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH EARLY IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
DISPERSION INDEX....10.
VENT RATE...........POOR (9900 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY LATE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
   24 HR TREND......15-20 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-95 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......0-5 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......70 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.10 - 0.15 INCHES.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......0-5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........65-75 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......45-50 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................5.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....75.
VENT RATE...........GOOD (75100 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......80 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.30 - 0.60 INCHES.


$$

KYZ086>088-104-106>120-240830-
KNOX-BELL-HARLAN-ELLIOTT-MORGAN-JOHNSON-WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-LEE-
BREATHITT-KNOTT-OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-LETCHER-MARTIN-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...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
459 PM EDT THU APR 23 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR. FROST LATE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
   24 HR TREND......0-5 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. PATCHY FROST IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
   24 HR TREND......0-5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......0-5 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHEAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
DISPERSION INDEX....12.
VENT RATE...........POOR (12100 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
                    THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
   24 HR TREND......10-15 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-90 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......0-5 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
PROB OF PRECIP......60 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.05 - 0.15 INCHES.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MIN HUMIDITY........62-72 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......45-50 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.......3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....27.
VENT RATE...........POOR (27000 KNOT-FT).
PROB OF PRECIP......80 PERCENT.
QPF (INCHES)........0.35 - 0.65 INCHES.


$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. LIGHT
WINDS.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. LIGHT
WINDS.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. LIGHT WINDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S. LIGHT WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. LIGHT WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. LIGHT WINDS.

$$
GREIF



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