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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
700 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK DRY FRONT WILL PASS OVER THE REGION THIS WEEKEND. BREEZY
AND GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED WITH THIS FRONT SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
SUNDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION SUNDAY
NIGHT...KEEPING THE AREA DRY THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY. THE NEXT
CHANCE FOR RAIN WILL COME WITH A COLD FRONT ON WEDNESDAY.

&&

VAZ009-250915-
SMYTH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARION
700 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          33           64           45           68           
MAX/MIN RH %          96           47           93           36           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  8G17      W  9G20      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      W  9G19      W  7         W  9G21      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3330                      4090         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 16                      NW 23        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 53280                     94070        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            5            2            4            
ADI EARLY             16 GEN POOR  11 POOR      38 FAIR      52 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  36 FAIR      16 GEN POOR  58 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM
RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM
RH 62 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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


 

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