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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
937 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVER NEW ENGLAND WILL WEDGE DOWN THE
EASTERN SEABOARD THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT. THIS WILL BRING US 
SOME PATCHY FOG...DRIZZLE AND LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. THIS 
HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL EVENTUALLY BRING DRIER AIR INTO THE REGION 
ON SATURDAY. A FAST MOVING STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA 
ON SUNDAY. DRY AND COOL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED EARLY NEXT WEEK.

NCZ001-192115-
ASHE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON
937 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           20           0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          69           52           74           
MIN/MAX RH %          64           100          54           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SE  5        LGT/VAR      SE  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.13         0.03         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       2            1                         
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   4 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5420                      6950         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE 17                     S  8         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    92140                     55600        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             23 FAIR      42 GEN GOOD  41 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              40 FAIR      9 POOR       45 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL.  PRECIPITATION BELOW NORMAL.


 

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