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FNUS53 KJKL 202110  
FWFJKL  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EASTERN KENTUCKY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY  
410 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
..COUPLE ROUNDS OF RAIN INTO TONIGHT THEN MORE THIS WEEKEND
 
 
   
DISCUSSION
 
MOISTURE WILL CONTINUE TO BE TRANSPORTED INTO THE  
AREA FROM THE SOUTH THROUGH THE EVENING. FROM THIS, ONE MORE ROUND  
OR TWO OF RAIN, POSSIBLY CONTAINING THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THIS  
EVENING, BEFORE A COLD FRONT DEPARTS FROM THE REGION. ANOTHER  
SERIES OF SYSTEMS WILL BRING MORE IN THE WAY OF RAIN, AND  
POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS TO THE AREA OVER THE WEEKEND. IT LOOKS LIKE  
THIS PATTERN OF WETTER THAN AVERAGE CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE  
THROUGH AT LEAST THE END OF THE MONTH.  
 
KYZ068-079-083-084-210930-  
ROCKCASTLE-PULASKI-WAYNE-MCCREARY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BRODHEAD, MOUNT VERNON, BURNSIDE,  
SOMERSET, MONTICELLO, STEARNS, AND WHITLEY CITY  
410 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 70 0 60 80  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN NONE RAIN SHOWERS  
TEMP (24H TREND) 36-42 (+7) 50-53 (-6) 38-42 48-51  
RH % (24H TREND) 90-100 (0) 52-55 (-26) 89-100 76-81  
20FTWND-AM(MPH) N 2-6 E 3-7 G14  
20FTWND-PM(MPH) SW 5-9 G17 N 2-6 NE 2-6 E 3-7  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2 6  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 PM 8 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END 4 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.11 0.00 0.16 0.48  
LAL 2 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX (MID) 4 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 1400 600  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 3 E 10  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 4570 5652  
ADI EARLY 17 GEN POOR 12 POOR 7 POOR 17 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE 14 GEN POOR 8 POOR 15 GEN POOR 13 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 5 5 4 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 6 3 6 4  
 
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.  
 

 
 
KYZ044-050>052-058>060-104-106>109-119-210930-  
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  
410 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 70 0 30 60  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN NONE RAIN SHOWERS  
TEMP (24H TREND) 34-44 (+11) 48-51 (-5) 35-39 46-47  
RH % (24H TREND) 89-100 (0) 50-55 (-30) 85-100 63-70  
20FTWND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR NE 3-7  
20FTWND-PM(MPH) SW 5-9 G14 NW 2-6 LGT/VAR E 3-7  
PRECIP DURATION 1 1 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END 4 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.11 0.00 0.02 0.10  
LAL 2 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX (MID) 4 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 2000 1100  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 6 E 14  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 9394 12447  
ADI EARLY 17 GEN POOR 16 GEN POOR 2 VERY POOR 18 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE 19 GEN POOR 14 GEN POOR 12 POOR 15 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 4 5 5 4  
MAX LVORI LATE 5 3 6 4  
 
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.  
 

 
 
KYZ069-110>114-118-120-210930-  
JACKSON-FLOYD-LEE-BREATHITT-KNOTT-OWSLEY-LETCHER-PIKE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MCKEE, ANNVILLE, PRESTONSBURG,  
WHEELWRIGHT, BEATTYVILLE, JACKSON, HINDMAN, PIPPA PASSES,  
BOONEVILLE, JENKINS, WHITESBURG, COAL RUN, ELKHORN CITY,  
PIKEVILLE, AND SOUTH WILLIAMSON  
410 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 70 0 50 70  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN NONE RAIN SHOWERS  
TEMP (24H TREND) 36-45 (+11) 50-53 (-5) 38-41 47-48  
RH % (24H TREND) 89-100 (0) 49-52 (-27) 89-100 72-79  
20FTWND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR NE 2-6  
20FTWND-PM(MPH) SW 4-8 G16 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR E 2-6  
PRECIP DURATION 2 1 3  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END 7 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.18 0.00 0.08 0.32  
LAL 2 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX (MID) 4 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 1700 700  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 5 E 10  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 7184 6258  
ADI EARLY 18 GEN POOR 14 GEN POOR 3 VERY POOR 12 POOR  
ADI LATE 15 GEN POOR 11 POOR 11 POOR 13 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 5 5 5 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 5 3 6 5  
 
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.  
 

 
 
KYZ080-085>088-115>117-210930-  
LAUREL-WHITLEY-KNOX-BELL-HARLAN-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LONDON, CORBIN, WILLIAMSBURG,  
BARBOURVILLE, MIDDLESBORO, PINEVILLE, CUMBERLAND, HARLAN, HAZARD,  
MANCHESTER, AND HYDEN  
410 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 70 0 60 80  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN NONE RAIN SHOWERS  
TEMP (24H TREND) 38-45 (+9) 51-54 (-3) 39-42 49-50  
RH % (24H TREND) 90-100 (+1) 49-54 (-24) 86-100 76-81  
20FTWND-AM(MPH) N 2-6 NE 2-6  
20FTWND-PM(MPH) SW 5-9 G18 N 2-6 NE 2-6 E 2-6  
PRECIP DURATION 2 2 6  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 PM 8 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END 7 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.18 0.00 0.12 0.57  
LAL 2 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX (MID) 3 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 1500 600  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 5 E 8  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 6082 3833  
ADI EARLY 17 GEN POOR 11 POOR 5 VERY POOR 12 POOR  
ADI LATE 13 GEN POOR 8 POOR 12 POOR 12 POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 5 5 5 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 6 3 6 5  
 
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
 
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS  
LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE EVENING.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS 10 TO  
20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.  
EAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
GREIF  
 
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