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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
454 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL TAKE UP RESIDENCY ALONG THE LEE OF
THE APPALACHIANS TODAY...AND CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH
THE WEEKEND. LOW LEVEL FLOW WILL GRADUALLY TAKE ON MORE OF A
SOUTHEASTERLY FLOW AROUND THE BASE OF THIS RIDGE...AND BRING
AN INCREASING FETCH OF MOISTURE AND CLOUD COVER INTO THE AREA
STARTING ON FRIDAY. 

AN LOW PRESSURE CENTER WILL SLOWLY PROGRESS FROM THE GULF COAST
STATES NORTHEAST TOWARD GEORGIA AND SOUTH CAROLINA. MODEL GUIDANCE
IS SHOWING AN INCREASING TREND TOWARD LIGHT PRECIPITATION ON THE
NORTH SIDE OF THE SYSTEM REACHING PARTS OF THE REGION NEAR THE 
NC/VA BORDER FRIDAY EVENING AND OVERNIGHT...POSSIBLY INTO MIDDAY
SATURDAY. 

THIS LOW IS EXPECTED TO BE OFF THE GA/SC COAST BY SUNDAY...WITH 
HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUING ACROSS THE AREA...WITH A TREND TOWARD LESS
CLOUD COVER AND MILDER TEMPERATURES INTO THE BEGINNING OF NEXT WEEK.

OUR NEXT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WILL COME TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY NIGHT
WHEN A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH THE REGION.

VAZ012-172130-
WYTHE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WYTHEVILLE
454 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI          

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          60           35           60           
MIN/MAX RH %          28           79           39           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SE  5        SE  5        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SE  7        SE  3        LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3260                      2880         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE 13                     E  2         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    42380                     5760         
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            5            
ADI EARLY             20 GEN POOR  46 GEN GOOD  9 POOR       
ADI LATE              44 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  12 POOR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            2            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM
RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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