WFO Jackson has fire weather responsibility for most of eastern Kentucky, including the Daniel Boone National Forest, portions of the Big South Fork National River and Recreation area, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, and Jefferson National Forest.
The normal fire season is separated into the spring season running February 15 through April 30 and the fall season running October 1 through December 15. These dates may change depending on the severity of the fire season.
Fire Weather Discussion for Eastern Kentucky
A band of rain showers will move through eastern Kentucky this morning. A few showers may linger into the afternoon in far eastern Kentucky. Rain free weather will be seen tonight through Friday before more rain chances return Saturday night and last through the weekend. The best chance of rain will come Sunday night into Monday as a strong cold front advances across the region. Until this front arrives, unseasonably mild weather will last through the weekend.
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Routine Fire Weather Forecast (FWF) Issued: 04/27/2017 03:04:20 AM EST
Fire Weather Point Forecast (FWM) Issued: 04/26/2017 02:04:04 PM EST
Area Forecast Discussion (AFD) Issued: 04/27/2017 05:04:30 AM EST
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