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FNUS53 KJKL 200945  
FWFJKL  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EASTERN KENTUCKY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY  
545 AM EDT SUN AUG 20 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
WARM AND DRY WEATHER WILL BE ON TAP THROUGH EARLY  
NEXT WEEK. TEMPERATURES WILL AVERAGE ABOVE NORMAL, WITH HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 80S, WITH LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S. RAIN CHANCES WILL  
RETURN TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.  
 
KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-211000-  
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-ROCKCASTLE-  
JACKSON-PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-BELL-HARLAN-  
ELLIOTT-MORGAN-JOHNSON-WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-LEE-BREATHITT-KNOTT-  
OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-LETCHER-MARTIN-PIKE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FLEMINGSBURG, CAMARGO, JEFFERSONVILLE,  
MOUNT STERLING, OWINGSVILLE, MOREHEAD, IRVINE, RAVENNA,  
CLAY CITY, STANTON, FRENCHBURG, BRODHEAD, MOUNT VERNON, MCKEE,  
ANNVILLE, BURNSIDE, SOMERSET, LONDON, MONTICELLO, STEARNS,  
WHITLEY CITY, 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, AND SOUTH WILLIAMSON  
545 AM EDT SUN AUG 20 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.  
24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........43-49 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5600 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 0 TO 5 MPH.  
DISPERSION INDEX....21.  
VENT RATE...........POOR (21000 KNOT-FT).  
ADI.................6 INCREASING TO 27 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LVORI...............6.  
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.  
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG DEVELOPING TOWARDS  
DAWN.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.  
24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........93-100 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
ADI.................17 DECREASING TO 1 LATE.  
LVORI...............8.  
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.  
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
MIN HUMIDITY........41-51 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.  
DISPERSION INDEX....35.  
VENT RATE...........MARGINAL (34700 KNOT-FT).  
ADI.................38.  
LVORI...............5.  
PROB OF PRECIP......10 PERCENT.  
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG DEVELOPING TOWARDS  
DAWN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. LIGHT WINDS.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
LIKELY LATE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NOT AS WARM. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. LOWS  
IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE EVENING.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING  
NORTH AROUND 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG DEVELOPING TOWARDS  
DAWN. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE  
EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING  
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG DEVELOPING TOWARDS DAWN.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE  
EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. LIGHT WINDS  
BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
 

 
GEOGERIAN  
 
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