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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
907 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL WEDGE SOUTH ALONG THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE
APPALACHIANS THROUGH TONIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT ARRIVES LATER
FRIDAY FOLLOWED BY MUCH COOLER AIR FOR THE WEEKEND. THIS FRONT WILL
BRING A ROUND OF SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY A FEW THUNDERSTORMS.

VAZ010-022115-
BLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLAND
907 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            80           
MAX/MIN TEMP          79           53           75           
MIN/MAX RH %          38           92           60           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  5         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  8         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.23         
PRECIP DURATION                                 6            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    8 AM         
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6930                      4790         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  5                     SW 25        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    34650                     119750       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             20 GEN POOR  30 FAIR      25 FAIR      
ADI LATE              35 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  66 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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