778  
FNUS53 KLMK 150831  
FWFLMK  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL KENTUCKY AND SOUTHERN INDIANA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY  
431 AM EDT WED AUG 15 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
WET WEATHER IS MOVING INTO THE AREA TODAY. THIS MORNING  
SHOWERS WILL BE LIKELY ALONG THE OHIO RIVER MAINLY WEST OF I-65, BUT  
AS WE MOVE INTO THE AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT, HEAVY RAIN AND STORMS WILL  
BE LIKELY OVER MUCH OF THE AREA. THIS WET PATTERN WILL LIKELY STICK  
AROUND THROUGH MUCH OF THE WEEK.  
 
INZ076-083-084-089-152130-  
ORANGE-DUBOIS-CRAWFORD-PERRY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PAOLI, JASPER, ENGLISH, AND TELL CITY  
431 AM EDT WED AUG 15 2018 /331 AM CDT WED AUG 15 2018/  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 80 70  
TEMP (24H TREND) 81 (-8) 70 (+1) 83  
RH % (24H TREND) 58 (+10) 98 (+3) 69  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 5  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 6 LGT/VAR S 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.19 0.56 0.45  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)6562 585  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 12 SW 13  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 91025 7579  
DISPERSION GOOD POOR  
DSI SLGT UNSTBL SLGT UNSTBL N/A  
LAL 3 4 4  
HAINES INDEX 3 3  
ADI EARLY 33 FAIR 9 POOR 13 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE 44 GEN GOOD 8 POOR 13 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 9 6 7  
MAX LVORI LATE 3 7 4  
 
REMARKS...ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. EAST  
WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S. EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
KYZ023-024-026>028-053-061>063-070>074-152130-  
HANCOCK-BRECKINRIDGE-OHIO-GRAYSON-HARDIN-LARUE-BUTLER-EDMONSON-  
HART-LOGAN-WARREN-SIMPSON-ALLEN-BARREN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LEWISPORT, HAWESVILLE, HARDINSBURG,  
HARTFORD, LEITCHFIELD, ELIZABETHTOWN, HODGENVILLE, MORGANTOWN,  
BROWNSVILLE, HORSE CAVE, RUSSELLVILLE, BOWLING GREEN, FRANKLIN,  
PROVIDENCE, SCOTTSVILLE, AND GLASGOW  
431 AM EDT WED AUG 15 2018 /331 AM CDT WED AUG 15 2018/  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 50 60  
TEMP (24H TREND) 87 (-1) 69 (-1) 87  
RH % (24H TREND) 50 (+2) 96 (+2) 59  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 5  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 6 S 5 S 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.07 0.19 0.28  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)7566 578  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 10 SW 14  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 113490 7728  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT POOR  
DSI SLGT UNSTBL SLGT UNSTBL N/A  
LAL 3 4 4  
HAINES INDEX 4 4  
ADI EARLY 23 FAIR 7 POOR 15 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE 26 FAIR 7 POOR 15 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 9 5 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 2 5 4  
 
REMARKS...ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN  
THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S. EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
INZ077>079-090>092-KYZ025-029>034-038-045-152130-  
WASHINGTON-SCOTT-JEFFERSON-HARRISON-FLOYD-CLARK-MEADE-BULLITT-  
OLDHAM-TRIMBLE-HENRY-SHELBY-SPENCER-NELSON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SALEM, SCOTTSBURG, MADISON, CORYDON,  
NEW ALBANY, JEFFERSONVILLE, BRANDENBURG, SHEPHERDSVILLE,  
LOUISVILLE, LA GRANGE, BEDFORD, MILTON, NEW CASTLE, SHELBYVILLE,  
TAYLORSVILLE, AND BARDSTOWN  
431 AM EDT WED AUG 15 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 70 70  
TEMP (24H TREND) 83 (-5) 69 (-1) 83  
RH % (24H TREND) 56 (+7) 97 (+1) 63  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 5  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 6 S 5 S 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.13 0.39 0.39  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)6943 580  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 14 S 15  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 118031 8384  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT POOR  
DSI SLGT UNSTBL SLGT UNSTBL N/A  
LAL 4 4 4  
HAINES INDEX 3 4  
ADI EARLY 31 FAIR 9 POOR 18 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE 38 FAIR 9 POOR 18 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 8 5 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 3 6 4  
 
REMARKS...ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN  
THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S. EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH  
WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
KYZ035>037-039>043-046>049-152130-  
FRANKLIN-SCOTT-HARRISON-ANDERSON-WOODFORD-FAYETTE-BOURBON-  
NICHOLAS-WASHINGTON-MERCER-JESSAMINE-CLARK-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FRANKFORT, GEORGETOWN, CYNTHIANA,  
LAWRENCEBURG, VERSAILLES, LEXINGTON, PARIS, CARLISLE,  
SPRINGFIELD, HARRODSBURG, NICHOLASVILLE, AND WINCHESTER  
431 AM EDT WED AUG 15 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 40 60  
TEMP (24H TREND) 82 (-5) 68 (+1) 84  
RH % (24H TREND) 57 (+6) 93 (-1) 61  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 6  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 6 LGT/VAR S 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.06 0.05 0.29  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)6760 452  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 15 S 14  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 105648 6328  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT POOR  
DSI SLGT UNSTBL SLGT UNSTBL N/A  
LAL 3 3 3  
HAINES INDEX 3 3  
ADI EARLY 24 FAIR 8 POOR 15 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE 42 GEN GOOD 5 VERY POOR 15 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 7 5 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 2 6 4  
 
REMARKS...ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH  
WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
KYZ054>057-064>067-075>078-081-082-152130-  
MARION-BOYLE-GARRARD-MADISON-GREEN-TAYLOR-CASEY-LINCOLN-MONROE-  
METCALFE-ADAIR-RUSSELL-CUMBERLAND-CLINTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LEBANON, DANVILLE, LANCASTER, RICHMOND,  
GREENSBURG, CAMPBELLSVILLE, LIBERTY, STANFORD, TOMPKINSVILLE,  
EDMONTON, COLUMBIA, JAMESTOWN, BURKESVILLE, AND ALBANY  
431 AM EDT WED AUG 15 2018 /331 AM CDT WED AUG 15 2018/  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 20 60  
TEMP (24H TREND) 85 (-1) 68 (0) 87  
RH % (24H TREND) 53 (+3) 95 (0) 60  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.05 0.01 0.16  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)9071 428  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 18 SW 10  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 148580 5564  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT POOR  
DSI SLGT UNSTBL SLGT UNSTBL N/A  
LAL 3 3 3  
HAINES INDEX 4 3  
ADI EARLY 38 FAIR 6 VERY POOR 12 POOR  
ADI LATE 65 GOOD 6 VERY POOR 12 POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 8 5 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 2 5 4  
 
REMARKS...ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN  
THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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