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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
338 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER NEW ENGLAND...AND WEDGE DOWN THE
EASTERN SEABOARD. THIS WILL BRING SOME MORNING FOG AND DRIZZLE
TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
FRIDAY AFTERNOON. OUR WEATHER WILL BE IMPROVING OVER THE WEEKEND
WITH DRY AND PLEASANT CONDITIONS. A COLD FRONT WILL BRING RAIN TO
THE REGION ON MONDAY...THEN HIGH PRESSURE KEEPS THE REGION DRY
THROUGH MUCH OF NEXT WEEK.

NCZ003-182115-
SURRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOBSON
338 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           20           20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          76           57           75           
MIN/MAX RH %          53           98           63           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          11 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   5 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5030                      4150         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  1                      E 10         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    5030                      41500        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  5 VERY POOR  21 FAIR      
ADI LATE              9 POOR       1 VERY POOR  26 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            5            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            5            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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