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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
907 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL WEDGE SOUTH ALONG THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE
APPALACHIANS THROUGH TONIGHT. 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.

NCZ003-022115-
SURRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOBSON
907 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            60           
MAX/MIN TEMP          81           56           79           
MIN/MAX RH %          45           98           57           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  7         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.16         
PRECIP DURATION                                 4            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    10 AM        
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5700                      4270         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  6                      SW 25        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    34200                     106750       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  18 GEN POOR  20 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              28 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  67 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           5            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            8            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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