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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
351 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH LATER TONIGHT RESULTING IN
WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE THROUGH SUNDAY.

THERE IS ANOTHER SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS ACROSS SOUTHERN VIRGINIA 
AND NORTHERN NORTH CAROLINA ON TUESDAY NIGHT. AFTER THAT DRY WEATHER 
IS EXPECTED WITH NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES THROUGH SATURDAY. THE NEXT
SIGNIFICANT COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE ON SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY WITH A
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.

NCZ001-160930-
ASHE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON
351 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS        SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           20           20           20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          57           72           52           66           
MAX/MIN RH %          93           58           99           66           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  3        NW  6        NW  4        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  5         W  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.01         0.01         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       2            1            1            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4320                      4110         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 16                      SE  3        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 69120                     12330        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            2            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             11 POOR      30 FAIR      14 GEN POOR  5 VERY POOR  
ADI LATE              7 POOR       56 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  11 POOR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            6            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            8            4            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
65 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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