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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
412 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL PUSH SOME DRIER AIR INTO THE REGION
TODAY...BRINGING PLEASANT WEATHER TO THE REGION. A COLD FRONT WILL
BRING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS TO AREAS WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE SUNDAY
AFTERNOON AND A SLIGHT CHANCE TO THE EAST IN THE EVENING. A LARGE
AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN BEHIND THE FRONT...BRINGING
VERY PLEASANT WEATHER TO OUR FORECAST THROUGH THE FIRST PART OF
NEXT WEEK.

VAZ010-202115-
BLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLAND
412 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            40           
MAX/MIN TEMP          75           54           79           
MIN/MAX RH %          49           85           54           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SE  3        LGT/VAR      W  4         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  5         LGT/VAR      W  8         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.04         
PRECIP DURATION                                 0            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    3 PM         
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5710                      5290         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  8                      W 23         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    45680                     121670       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             27 FAIR      20 GEN POOR  37 FAIR      
ADI LATE              33 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  72 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE
THROUGH THE NIGHT. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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