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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
331 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...

...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS INTO THIS EVENING AND AGAIN THURSDAY...

LOW PRESSURE OFF THE DELMARVA COAST WILL DEEPEN AND LIFT
NORTHEAST INTO THURSDAY. BACKLASH FROM THIS SYSTEM WILL BE FELT
ACROSS OUR REGION IN THE FORM OF MOSTLY CLOUDY COOL WEATHER AND
GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS. A MODERATING TREND WILL OCCUR OVER THE
WEEKEND AS THE STORM SYSTEM MOVES AWAY FROM THE AREA...REPLACED BY
HIGH PRESSURE THAT WILL BRING WARMING CONDITIONS FOR THE
WEEKEND...AND POSSIBLY ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR THE LAST WEEK
OF OCTOBER.

&&

NCZ019-230930-
WILKES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WILKESBORO
331 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          39           65           38           68           
MAX/MIN RH %          82           38           78           34           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  7G20     NW  5        NW  6        NW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  4        NW  8G17     NW  3        W  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2820                      3460         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 16                     W  5         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 45120                     17300        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            5            
ADI EARLY             79 GOOD      38 FAIR      31 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  40 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  14 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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