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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1201 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.DISCUSSION...
MUCH DRIER AIR ARRIVES OVERNIGHT AS THE FRONT MOVES FURTHER EAST.
COLDER TEMPERATURES ARE HERE FOR A COUPLE DAYS BEFORE WE START
GRADUALLY WARMING TOWARD NORMAL AGAIN THURSDAY. STRONG NORTHWEST
WINDS SHOULD CONTINUE THROUGH ABOUT MIDNIGHT AND THEN DIMINISH 
WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN FROM THE WEST. DRY WEATHER CONTINUES
THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY UNDER LIGHTER EASTERLY WINDS AS THE RIDGE 
BUILDS TO THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST. A MAINLY DRY FRONT ENTERS THE AREA
SATURDAY...SO FUELS WILL START TO DRY OUT THROUGH THE END OF THE
WEEKEND. NEXT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WILL BE WITH A FRONT NEXT MONDAY
OR TUESDAY.

NCZ006-160945-
CASWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...YANCEYVILLE
1201 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        CLEAR        CLEAR        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     70           0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          30           54           26           60           
MAX/MIN RH %          88           23           96           35           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW 14G29     N  8         NE  3        NE  5        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) N  9G24      NE  8        NE  3        NE  7        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.09         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       2                                                   
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                                
PRECIP END            9 PM                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3730                      3330         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 10                     E 12         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 37300                     39960        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  GOOD                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             90 GOOD      42 GEN GOOD  40 FAIR      36 FAIR      
ADI LATE              42 GEN GOOD  44 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  37 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            2            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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