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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
349 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WEDGE WILL WEAKEN OVER THE BY THURSDAY...FOLLOWED THOUGH BY A 
STRONGER HIGH TO ARRIVE FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. EXPECT A CONTINUATION OF LOW 
LEVEL CLOUDS IN THE MORNING GIVING WAY TO SOME SUN IN THE AFTERNOON THURSDAY.

RAIN CHANCES ARE LOW UNTIL A FRONTAL BOUNDARY SLIDES ACROSS EARLY NEXT WEEK.

VAZ016-180930-
CARROLL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALAX
349 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      DRIZZLE      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           20           20           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          53           72           52           68           
MAX/MIN RH %          90           50           96           66           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NE  3        LGT/VAR      E  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            1                         
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         1 PM         CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            3 AM         CONTINUING   6 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5430                      3790         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  2                     SE 15        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 10860                     56850        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             11 POOR      6 VERY POOR  9 POOR       17 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  9 POOR       2 VERY POOR  34 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            6            5            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            3            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
58 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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