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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
422 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.DISCUSSION...

WEAK HIGH PRESSURE TO SETTLE OVERHEAD TODAY...WITH A BACK DOOR
FRONT SHIFTING SOUTH INTO THE REGION WEDNESDAY. LITTLE MOISTURE
EXPECTED WITH THIS FEATURE. A STRONGER FRONT ARRIVES FRIDAY WITH
THE NEXT THREAT OF RAIN. BREEZY AND COOLER WEATHER FOLLOWS SATURDAY.

NCZ001-302115-
ASHE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON
422 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          72           50           74           
MIN/MAX RH %          53           96           47           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  4        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4840                      6690         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  8                     W  6         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    38720                     40140        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            
ADI EARLY             18 GEN POOR  18 GEN POOR  18 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              26 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  39 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            4            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG THROUGH
THE NIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE THROUGH THE NIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 82 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
48 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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