201  
FNUS53 KJKL 221055  
FWFJKL  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EASTERN KENTUCKY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY  
555 AM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
   
..LOWER RELATIVE HUMIDITY THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
DISCUSSION
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE FROM THE OH VALLEY TO THE  
EASTERN SEABOARD THROUGH TONIGHT. TEMPERATURES WILL MODERATE  
TODAY, BUT DEWPOINTS WILL REMAIN ON THE LOW SIDE. THIS WILL LEAD  
TO MIN RH BELOW 25 PERCENT IN SEVERAL LOCATIONS, ESPECIALLY  
IN THE HAZARD AND PINEVILLE BRANCHES OF THE KDF. A LOW PRESSURE  
SYSTEM SLOWLY MOVING FROM THE PLAINS INTO THE MIDWEST AND OH VALLEY  
WILL LEAD TO INCREASING CLOUDS STARTING LATER TODAY, WITH THE  
CLOUDS THICKENING AND LOWERING TONIGHT AND DURING THE DAY ON  
THURSDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE OH VALLEY TO END  
THE WEEK, BRINGING GOOD CHANCES FOR PRECIPITATION STARTING ON  
THURSDAY NIGHT. A HALF OF AN INCH TO ONE INCH OF RAINFALL IS  
EXPECTED FROM THIS SYSTEM.  
 
KYZ044-050>052-058>060-104-106>109-111-119-222200-  
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-ELLIOTT-  
MORGAN-JOHNSON-WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-LEE-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, BEATTYVILLE, AND INEZ  
555 AM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
TEMP (24H TREND) 42-45 (+13) 21-29 (+15) 46-49  
RH % (24H TREND) 23-28 (-16) 55-88 (-3) 32-35  
20FTWND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX (MID) 4 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 1400 900  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 6 SE 6  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 6455 4613  
ADI EARLY 10 POOR 2 VERY POOR 5 VERY POOR  
ADI LATE 9 POOR 3 VERY POOR 7 POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 7 3 3  
MAX LVORI LATE 2 3 2  
 
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.  
 

 
 
KYZ079-083-222200-  
PULASKI-WAYNE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BURNSIDE, SOMERSET, AND MONTICELLO  
555 AM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 20  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE RAIN  
TEMP (24H TREND) 43-44 (+11) 26-31 (+16) 47-48  
RH % (24H TREND) 26-29 (-18) 58-78 (-13) 39-46  
20FTWND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SE 2-6  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.03  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX (MID) 4 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 1600 1000  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 3 S 10  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 5298 8817  
ADI EARLY 7 POOR 3 VERY POOR 12 POOR  
ADI LATE 9 POOR 3 VERY POOR 13 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 3 3  
MAX LVORI LATE 2 3 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.  
 

 
 
KYZ068-069-080-084>088-114-116-222200-  
ROCKCASTLE-JACKSON-LAUREL-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-BELL-HARLAN-  
OWSLEY-CLAY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BRODHEAD, MOUNT VERNON, MCKEE, ANNVILLE,  
LONDON, STEARNS, WHITLEY CITY, CORBIN, WILLIAMSBURG,  
BARBOURVILLE, MIDDLESBORO, PINEVILLE, CUMBERLAND, HARLAN,  
BOONEVILLE, AND MANCHESTER  
555 AM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
TEMP (24H TREND) 43-46 (+14) 21-30 (+14) 46-49  
RH % (24H TREND) 22-25 (-20) 34-96 (+7) 34-39  
20FTWND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX (MID) 4 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 1400 900  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 3 S 9  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 3759 7078  
ADI EARLY 8 POOR 2 VERY POOR 9 POOR  
ADI LATE 9 POOR 4 VERY POOR 11 POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 5 3 3  
MAX LVORI LATE 2 3 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.  
 

 
 
KYZ110-112-113-115-117-118-120-222200-  
FLOYD-BREATHITT-KNOTT-PERRY-LESLIE-LETCHER-PIKE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PRESTONSBURG, WHEELWRIGHT, JACKSON,  
HINDMAN, PIPPA PASSES, HAZARD, HYDEN, JENKINS, WHITESBURG,  
COAL RUN, ELKHORN CITY, PIKEVILLE, AND SOUTH WILLIAMSON  
555 AM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
TEMP (24H TREND) 45-48 (+16) 21-31 (+17) 47-50  
RH % (24H TREND) 18-23 (-25) 39-92 (-1) 32-35  
20FTWND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX (MID) 4 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 1300 800  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 3 SE 6  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 4619 3898  
ADI EARLY 7 POOR 2 VERY POOR 5 VERY POOR  
ADI LATE 7 POOR 4 VERY POOR 6 VERY POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 7 3 3  
MAX LVORI LATE 2 3 2  
 
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
 
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PERIODS OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
RAIN. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID  
30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS AROUND 40.  
WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
CLOUDY. CHANCE OF FLURRIES. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
40S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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