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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
341 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.DISCUSSION...

ONCE A CLOSED LOW TRACKS OFF THE ENGLAND COAST THIS
EVENING...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL WEDGE DOWN THE EAST COAST
TONIGHT...WITH A BACK DOOR FRONT SHIFTING SOUTH OF THE AREA
WEDNESDAY. LITTLE MOISTURE EXPECTED WITH THIS FEATURE. A STRONGER
FRONT ARRIVES FRIDAY WITH THE NEXT THREAT OF RAIN. BREEZY AND
COOLER WEATHER FOLLOWS SATURDAY. DRY CONDITIONS THIS WEEKEND INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

VAZ015-010915-
GRAYSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INDEPENDENCE...WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...
VOLNEY
341 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          49           76           49           76           
MAX/MIN RH %          94           47           97           51           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6900                      6280         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W  8                      W  5         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 55200                     31400        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            5            
ADI EARLY             25 FAIR      12 POOR      32 FAIR      7 POOR       
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  54 GEN GOOD  1 VERY POOR  28 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            7            4            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 84 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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