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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
331 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...

...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS INTO THIS EVENING AND AGAIN THURSDAY...

LOW PRESSURE OFF THE DELMARVA COAST WILL DEEPEN AND LIFT
NORTHEAST INTO THURSDAY. BACKLASH FROM THIS SYSTEM WILL BE FELT
ACROSS OUR REGION IN THE FORM OF MOSTLY CLOUDY COOL WEATHER AND
GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS. A MODERATING TREND WILL OCCUR OVER THE
WEEKEND AS THE STORM SYSTEM MOVES AWAY FROM THE AREA...REPLACED BY
HIGH PRESSURE THAT WILL BRING WARMING CONDITIONS FOR THE
WEEKEND...AND POSSIBLY ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR THE LAST WEEK
OF OCTOBER.

&&

VAZ014-230930-
MONTGOMERY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLACKSBURG
331 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          39           59           35           63           
MAX/MIN RH %          83           50           92           41           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  8G18     NW  8G17     NW  8G17     NW  5        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  7        NW 10G20     NW  5        NW  6        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2880                      2860         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 21                     NW 13        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 60480                     37180        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            5            5            
ADI EARLY             77 GOOD      50 GEN GOOD  31 FAIR      26 FAIR      
ADI LATE              31 FAIR      43 GEN GOOD  8 POOR       33 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            4            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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