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FNUS53 KJKL 151158  
FWFJKL  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EASTERN KENTUCKY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY  
658 AM EST FRI DEC 15 2017  
   
..WIND GUSTS OF 15 TO 20 MPH THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
DISCUSSION
 
GOOD MIXING THIS AFTERNOON WILL ALLOW FOR SOME  
WIND GUSTS OF 15 TO 20 MPH AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON. DRY  
WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF THE WEEKEND.  
TEMPERATURES WILL AVERAGE BELOW NORMAL TODAY, BEFORE RETURNING  
TO NEAR OR ABOVE NORMAL FOR SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. THE NEXT OF  
LIGHT PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR SUNDAY INTO MONDAY. RAINFALL  
AMOUNTS LOOK TO AVERAGE LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH OR LESS.  
 
KYZ068-079-083-084-152200-  
ROCKCASTLE-PULASKI-WAYNE-MCCREARY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BRODHEAD, MOUNT VERNON, BURNSIDE,  
SOMERSET, MONTICELLO, STEARNS, AND WHITLEY CITY  
658 AM EST FRI DEC 15 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS EARLY, THEN BECOMING WEST AT  
AROUND 10 MPH, WITH GUSTS OF 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
DISPERSION INDEX....44.  
VENT RATE...........FAIR (44100 KNOT-FT).  
ADI.................42.  
LVORI...............2.  
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.  
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 26.  
24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........87-95 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
ADI.................9.  
LVORI...............5.  
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.  
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51.  
24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY, INCREASING  
TO AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
DISPERSION INDEX....36.  
VENT RATE...........MARGINAL (35600 KNOT-FT).  
ADI.................33 INCREASING TO 45 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LVORI...............3.  
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.  
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.  
 

 
 
KYZ044-050>052-058>060-104-106>109-119-152200-  
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-ELLIOTT-  
MORGAN-JOHNSON-WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-MARTIN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FLEMINGSBURG, CAMARGO, JEFFERSONVILLE,  
MOUNT STERLING, OWINGSVILLE, MOREHEAD, IRVINE, RAVENNA,  
CLAY CITY, STANTON, FRENCHBURG, SANDY HOOK, WEST LIBERTY,  
PAINTSVILLE, CAMPTON, SALYERSVILLE, AND INEZ  
658 AM EST FRI DEC 15 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.  
24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........40-46 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS EARLY, THEN BECOMING WEST AT  
10 TO 15 MPH, WITH GUSTS OF AROUND 20 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH  
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.  
DISPERSION INDEX....64.  
VENT RATE...........GOOD (63800 KNOT-FT).  
ADI.................40 INCREASING TO 53 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LVORI...............3.  
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.  
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.  
24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........82-92 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
ADI.................25 DECREASING TO 10 LATE.  
LVORI...............4.  
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.  
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50.  
24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........34-40 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY, INCREASING  
TO AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.  
DISPERSION INDEX....40.  
VENT RATE...........FAIR (39800 KNOT-FT).  
ADI.................39 INCREASING TO 50 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LVORI...............3.  
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.  
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.  
 

 
 
KYZ069-080-085>088-110>118-120-152200-  
JACKSON-LAUREL-WHITLEY-KNOX-BELL-HARLAN-FLOYD-LEE-BREATHITT-KNOTT-  
OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-LETCHER-PIKE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MCKEE, ANNVILLE, LONDON, CORBIN,  
WILLIAMSBURG, BARBOURVILLE, MIDDLESBORO, PINEVILLE, CUMBERLAND,  
HARLAN, PRESTONSBURG, WHEELWRIGHT, BEATTYVILLE, JACKSON, HINDMAN,  
PIPPA PASSES, BOONEVILLE, HAZARD, MANCHESTER, HYDEN, JENKINS,  
WHITESBURG, COAL RUN, ELKHORN CITY, PIKEVILLE,  
AND SOUTH WILLIAMSON  
658 AM EST FRI DEC 15 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....34-39.  
24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........41-51 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS EARLY, THEN BECOMING WEST AT  
AROUND 10 MPH, WITH GUSTS OF 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
DISPERSION INDEX....50.  
VENT RATE...........GOOD (50100 KNOT-FT).  
ADI.................42.  
LVORI...............3.  
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.  
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.  
24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........83-93 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
ADI.................12.  
LVORI...............4.  
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.  
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.  
24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........32-38 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY, INCREASING  
TO AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.  
DISPERSION INDEX....31.  
VENT RATE...........MARGINAL (31000 KNOT-FT).  
ADI.................39.  
LVORI...............3.  
PROB OF PRECIP......0 PERCENT.  
QPF (INCHES)........NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN  
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 40. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING,  
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH LATE.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.  
 

 
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