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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
408 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE TODAY. A DEEPENING TROUGH OF 
LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON...CROSS THE 
REGION TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY...AND THEN STALL AND TRANSITION INTO 
AN UPPER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ACROSS THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION BY 
WEDNESDAY. FOR OUR REGION THIS SERIES OF EVENTS WILL RESULT IN 
INCREASED CHANCES OF SHOWERS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS 
AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS.

&&

NCZ006-202115-
CASWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...YANCEYVILLE
408 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          67           47           70           
MIN/MAX RH %          41           92           48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      S  4         W  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  7        LGT/VAR      W  6         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                    1            0            
PRECIP BEGIN                       1 AM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   8 AM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3920                      6500         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 16                     W 20         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    62720                     130000       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             10 POOR      37 FAIR      16 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              58 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  65 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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