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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
404 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP OUR WEATHER DRY INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.
AFTER THAT...THE FORECAST IS A LITTLE MORE CHALLENGING BUT OVERALL
THE WEDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE COMBINED WITH A COASTAL FRONT AND LOW
PRESSURE WILL PUSH CLOUDS AND POTENTIAL FOR RAIN BACK INTO OUR
REGION WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON INTO THURSDAY MORNING. THE BETTER
CHANCE FOR RAIN WILL BE ACROSS THE PIEDMONT. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
IN THURSDAY NIGHT AND WILL KEEP THE ARE DRY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

NCZ002-232130-
ALLEGHANY NC-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPARTA
404 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          64           44           67           
MIN/MAX RH %          57           86           45           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  3        LGT/VAR      NE  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  4         NE  3        E  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3230                      3290         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  8                     E 13         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    25840                     42770        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            3            4            
ADI EARLY             11 POOR      8 POOR       15 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              20 GEN POOR  3 VERY POOR  29 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            5            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH PATCHY
DRIZZLE. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM
RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
72 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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