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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
341 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP OUR WEATHER DRY INTO WEDNESDAY. AFTER
THAT...THE FORECAST IS A LITTLE MORE CHALLENGING BUT OVERALL THE
WEDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE COMBINED WITH A COASTAL FRONT AND LOW
PRESSURE WILL PUSH CLOUDS AND POTENTIAL FOR RAIN BACK INTO OUR
REGION BY THURSDAY.

NCZ018-230915-
WATAUGA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOONE
341 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          41           68           45           66           
MAX/MIN RH %          98           51           85           37           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  3        LGT/VAR      E  3         E  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      E  4         LGT/VAR      E  7         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4790                      3670         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  3                      E 12         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 14370                     44040        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            5            
ADI EARLY             28 FAIR      15 GEN POOR  14 GEN POOR  25 FAIR      
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  16 GEN POOR  6 VERY POOR  29 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            7            4            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 88 PERCENT.
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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