535  
FNUS53 KJKL 200900  
FWFJKL  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EASTERN KENTUCKY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY  
500 AM EDT THU SEP 20 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BRING  
WELL ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES TO EASTERN KENTUCKY TODAY AND  
TOMORROW ALONG WITH DRY WEATHER TODAY AND TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT  
WILL BRING ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND A FEW STORMS TO THE AREA FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON. WINDS SHOULD BE GENERALLY LIGHT AND VARIABLE. MINIMUM  
HUMIDITY AND FUEL STICK MOISTURE VALUES WILL BE WELL ABOVE ANY  
CRITICAL FIRE DANGER THRESHOLDS TODAY AND TOMORROW, ESPECIALLY  
ONCE THE RAIN MOVES INTO THE AREA ON FRIDAY.  
 
KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-202115-  
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  
500 AM EDT THU SEP 20 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 30  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SHOWERS  
TEMP (24H TREND) 87-90 (+2) 64-71 (+4) 85-88  
RH % (24H TREND) 46-51 (+1) 84-100 (+1) 48-53  
20FTWND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 5-9 G15  
20FTWND-PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SW 4-8 G15  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.01  
LAL 1 1 2  
HAINES INDEX (MID) 3 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6100 7100  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 3 SW 17  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 18294 109150  
ADI EARLY 19 GEN POOR 2 VERY POOR 76 GOOD  
ADI LATE 28 FAIR 5 VERY POOR 82 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 8 6 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 3 7 3  
 
REMARKS...RANGES OF MIN T EXCEEDING 8 DEGREES & RANGES OF MAX RH  
EXCEEDING 10% INDICATE THE LIKELIHOOD OF THERMAL BELTS. ADI IS  
ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS. DISPERSION INDEX IS  
MAGNITUDE OF VENT RATE DIVIDED BY 1000.  
 

 
 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS LESS  
THAN 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S TO LOWER 80S. NORTH WINDS  
LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
60S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
70S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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