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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
416 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL CROSS THE REGION TODAY...AND THEN 
SLOW DOWN AND DEEPEN AS A LARGE UPPER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ACROSS 
THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION BY WEDNESDAY. FOR OUR REGION THIS PATTERN 
WILL RESULT IN CHANCES OF SHOWERS IN THE MOUNTAINS...ALONG WITH 
GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS THROUGH AT LEAST WEDNESDAY...WITH A WARMING 
TREND AND LIGHTER WINDS BY THE END OF THE WEEK INTO THE WEEKEND.

&&

NCZ003-212130-
SURRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOBSON
416 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          68           41           60           
MIN/MAX RH %          42           87           46           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      NW  5        NW  8G21     
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  6        NW  5        NW 11G23     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                                   
PRECIP END            6 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5700                      3920         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 18                      N 24         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    102600                    94080        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             14 GEN POOR  86 GOOD      68 GOOD      
ADI LATE              80 GOOD      17 GEN POOR  63 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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