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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
806 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

.DISCUSSION...
LOW PRESSURE ALONG THE SOUTHEAST COAST WILL DRIFT SLOWLY EAST AND 
OFFSHORE OVERNIGHT INTO SUNDAY. THIS SHOULD ALLOW ANY RESIDUAL 
RAINFALL ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE VIRGINIA/NORTH CAROLINA BORDER
TO TAPER OFF LATER TONIGHT. 

HIGH PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN ALONG THE MID ATLANTIC COAST ON SUNDAY 
PROVIDING A DRIER EASTERLY FLOW INTO SUNDAY NIGHT. WINDS WILL 
GRADUALLY TURN MORE SOUTHWEST MONDAY AND INCREASE ON TUESDAY AS THE 
HIGH SLIDES EAST AND THE NEXT COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. 

MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS FRONT WILL BRING THE NEXT CHANCE OF 
WETTING RAINFALL IN THE FORM OF SHOWERS AND STORMS TUESDAY AFTERNOON. 
HIGH PRESSURE ALONG WITH GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND MUCH DRIER AIR 
FOLLOWS THE FRONT ON THURSDAY.

VAZ012-200915-
WYTHE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WYTHEVILLE
806 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          39           68           37           73           
MAX/MIN RH %          80           31           94           36           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)E  6         E  7         E  5         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  5         E  8         LGT/VAR      W  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4490                      5780         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 12                      W  8         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 53880                     46240        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             49 GEN GOOD  50 GEN GOOD  41 GEN GOOD  20 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              12 POOR      51 GEN GOOD  7 POOR       29 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM
RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 90 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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