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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
335 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING

.DISCUSSION...

...GUSTY WINDS TO SUBSIDE WITH SLOW MOISTURE RECOVERY TONIGHT...
...LOW HUMIDITY AGAIN THURSDAY AFTERNOON...


HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVERHEAD LATE TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY 
MORNING BEFORE MOVING EAST OF THE REGION LATER IN THE DAY. THIS WILL
RESULT IN DIMINISHING WINDS TONIGHT...WITH LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS
TURNING SOUTHWEST ON THURSDAY. IT WILL REMAIN DRY THURSDAY WITH 
HUMIDITY LEVELS AGAIN FALLING TO BELOW 25 OR 30 PERCENT IN THE
AFTERNOON. 

THE NEXT...CHANCE...OF SHOWERS IS FRIDAY.  A COLD FRONT IS 
FORECAST TO CROSS THE AREA FRIDAY.  SIMILAR TO THE LAST
FRONTAL PASSAGE...RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO BE SCATTERED WITH
AMOUNTS OF A TENTH TO PERHAPS ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH. DRIER 
WEATHER UNDER HIGH PRESSURE WILL FOLLOW THIS FRONT FOR THE
WEEKEND.

VAZ012-240930-
WYTHE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WYTHEVILLE
335 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            70           
MIN/MAX TEMP          34           70           47           71           
MAX/MIN RH %          77           25           97           41           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  8G18     LGT/VAR      S  3         SW  6        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  4         LGT/VAR      W 11         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.11         
PRECIP DURATION                                              4            
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 6 AM         
PRECIP END                                                   5 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6160                      5650         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 10                     W 32         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 61600                     180800       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             55 GEN GOOD  11 POOR      44 GEN GOOD  72 GOOD      
ADI LATE              9 POOR       45 GEN GOOD  11 POOR      104 VERY GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            4            2            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
54 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
MINIMUM RH 72 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
61 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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