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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
547 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-201000-
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...MOUNT STERLING...
OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...IRVINE...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...
MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...SOMERSET...LONDON...MONTICELLO...
WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...MIDDLESBORO...
PINEVILLE...HARLAN...SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINTSVILLE...
CAMPTON...SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...BEATTYVILLE...JACKSON...
HINDMAN...BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...MANCHESTER...HYDEN...WHITESBURG...
INEZ...PIKEVILLE
547 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...ENHANCED FIRE DANGER THROUGH THIS EVENING AND AGAIN ON SUNDAY...

THROUGH THIS EVENING...A COMBINATION OF MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
BETWEEN 20 AND 30 PERCENT...DRY FUELS...AS WELL AS NORTHEAST WINDS OF
AROUND 10 MPH...WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS OF 15 TO 20 MPH...WILL CREATE
AN ENHANCED THREAT FOR ANY WILDFIRES TO QUICKLY SPREAD.

AN ENHANCED FIRE DANGER WILL EXIST AGAIN SUNDAY AFTERNOON...WITH
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY DROPPING TO 15 TO 25 PERCENT. WINDS ON
SUNDAY WILL BE LIGHTER...WITH SUSTAINED WINDS OF 5 TO 10 MPH EXPECTED.

ANY OPEN BURNING WILL BE POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS AND IS DISCOURAGED. IN
ADDITION...KENTUCKY STATE LAW PROHIBITS BURNING WITHIN 150 FEET OF
WOODLAND OR BRUSH LAND BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 6 AM AND 6 PM DURING THIS
TIME OF YEAR.

$$
SBH/GEOGERIAN


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
608 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-201100-
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...MOUNT STERLING...
OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...IRVINE...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...
MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...SOMERSET...LONDON...MONTICELLO...
WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...MIDDLESBORO...
PINEVILLE...HARLAN...SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINTSVILLE...
CAMPTON...SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...BEATTYVILLE...JACKSON...
HINDMAN...BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...MANCHESTER...HYDEN...WHITESBURG...
INEZ...PIKEVILLE
608 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN KENTUCKY.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING...A COMBINATION OF RELATIVE HUMIDITY
BETWEEN 20 AND 25 PERCENT...SUSTAINED WINDS OF 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS
OF 15 TO 20 MPH...AND RECENT DRY WEATHER...WILL CREATE AN ENHANCED
THREAT FOR ANY WILDFIRES TO QUICKLY SPREAD.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

AN ENHANCED FIRE DANGER WILL EXIST SUNDAY AFTERNOON...WITH MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY DROPPING TO BETWEEN 15 AND 25 PERCENT.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY AND
AGAIN FROM THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

GREIF/SBH/GEOGERIAN

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