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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
643 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.DISCUSSION...

BACK DOOR FRONT SINKS SOUTH INTO THE CAROLINAS TONIGHT. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL AGAIN WEDGE SOUTH ALONG THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE
APPALACHIANS THROUGH THURSDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT ARRIVES LATER
FRIDAY FOLLOWED BY MUCH COOLER AIR FOR THE WEEKEND. THIS FRONT WILL
BRING A ROUND OF SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY A FEW THUNDERSTORMS.

NCZ002-020915-
ALLEGHANY NC-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPARTA
643 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            70           
MIN/MAX TEMP          53           75           54           74           
MAX/MIN RH %          81           48           94           64           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.16         
PRECIP DURATION                                              4            
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 11 AM        
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5960                      3610         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W  3                      S 25         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 17880                     90250        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  8 POOR       4 VERY POOR  29 FAIR      
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  22 FAIR      0 VERY POOR  63 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            4            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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