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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
342 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...

...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS POSSIBLE TODAY ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN...

LOW PRESSURE JUST OFF THE DELMARVA COAST THIS MORNING WILL DEEPEN 
AND LIFT NORTHEAST INTO THURSDAY. BACKLASH FROM THIS SYSTEM WILL BE 
FELT ACROSS OUR REGION THROUGH THURSDAY IN THE FORM OF MOSTLY CLOUDY
COOL WEATHER AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS. A MODERATING TREND WILL 
OCCUR OVER THE WEEKEND AS THE STORM SYSTEM MOVES AWAY FROM THE 
AREA...REPLACED BY HIGH PRESSURE THAT WILL BRING WARMING CONDITIONS
FOR THE WEEKEND...AND POSSIBLY ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR THE 
LAST WEEK OF OCTOBER.

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NCZ001-222115-
ASHE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON
342 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          49           36           53           
MIN/MAX RH %          63           90           48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW 12G25     NW 12G26     NW 10G21     
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW 14G28     NW  9G21     NW 11G22     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                                   
PRECIP END            6 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3150                      2510         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N 28                      NW 20        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    88200                     50200        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               GOOD                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3            
ADI EARLY             59 GEN GOOD  58 GEN GOOD  37 FAIR      
ADI LATE              58 GEN GOOD  28 FAIR      38 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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