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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
351 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH LATER TONIGHT RESULTING IN
WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE THROUGH SUNDAY.

THERE IS ANOTHER SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS ACROSS SOUTHERN VIRGINIA 
AND NORTHERN NORTH CAROLINA ON TUESDAY NIGHT. AFTER THAT DRY WEATHER 
IS EXPECTED WITH NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES THROUGH SATURDAY. THE NEXT
SIGNIFICANT COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE ON SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY WITH A
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.

VAZ009-160930-
SMYTH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARION
351 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           0            0            20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          56           74           50           70           
MAX/MIN RH %          89           56           99           58           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  4         W  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  5         W  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1                                      1            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                   8 AM         
PRECIP END            6 AM                                   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5560                      5710         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 16                      SW  6        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 88960                     34260        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            2            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             26 FAIR      33 FAIR      35 FAIR      15 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              7 POOR       49 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  31 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            6            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            7            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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