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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
936 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...

LOW PRESSURE WAS OVER MICHIGAN WITH A COLD FRONT TRAILING INTO THE
MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. THIS FRONT WILL MOVE EAST TODAY AND
TONIGHT...AND WILL REACH THE EAST COAST BY MONDAY MORNING. MONDAY
THROUGH THURSDAY...A LARGE HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL COVER MUCH OF
THE EASTERN UNITED STATES.

VAZ009-212115-
SMYTH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARION
936 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     50           50           0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          76           50           70           
MIN/MAX RH %          60           96           44           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      W  7         NW  7        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W 10G19      W  7         NW  8G17     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.07         0.08         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            2                         
PRECIP BEGIN          12 PM        CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   4 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5350                      5310         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 25                      N 14         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    133750                    74340        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   3            3            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            2            
ADI EARLY             34 FAIR      49 GEN GOOD  56 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              66 GOOD      15 GEN POOR  54 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS
AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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