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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1145 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH CLOUDS LIMITING A QUICK WARM UP THIS MORNING AND KEEPING DEW
POINTS GENERALLY IN THE 40S. ELEVATIONS ABOVE 3000 FEET ARE IN THE
DRIER AIR WITH DEW POINTS IN THE LOW TO MID 30S. IF HIGH CLOUDS
REMAIN...AFTERNOON MIN RH WILL RANGE FROM THE MID 30S TO MID 40S.
IF DRIER AIR MIXES DOWN...MIN RH WILL FALL INTO THE 30S THIS
AFTERNOON ALONG AND EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE.

WEST TO NORTHWEST FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY BUT NOT BE
AS BREEZY AND GUSTY AS THE LAST COUPLE OF DAYS. WINDS THIS
AFTERNOON WILL RANGE BETWEEN 8-12 MPH WITH AN OCCASIONAL GUST TO
20 MPH. SLIGHTLY HIGHER WINDS ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE BLUE RIDGE
ABOVE 3000 FEET.

A WEAK DRY FRONT WILL PASS OVER THE REGION THIS WEEKEND. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION SUNDAY...KEEPING THE AREA DRY
THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR RAIN WILL COME WITH
A COLD FRONT ON WEDNESDAY.

&&

NCZ002-242115-
ALLEGHANY NC-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPARTA
1145 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          63           40           66           
MIN/MAX RH %          38           78           41           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  3        NW  3        NW  5        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  4         NW  4        W  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3600                      3220         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 12                     W 12         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    43200                     38640        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4            
ADI EARLY             7 POOR       15 GEN POOR  17 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              14 GEN POOR  4 VERY POOR  32 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
61 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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