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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1033 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL SLIDE EAST ACROSS THE AREA THIS MORNING BEFORE
STALLING OVER THE CAROLINAS INTO TONIGHT. THIS MAY BRING A FEW SHOWERS
TO WESTERN AREAS THIS MORNING AND ACROSS SOUTHERN AND EASTERN SECTIONS
THIS AFTERNOON. WEAK LOW PRESSURE ALONG THE FRONT MAY ALSO CAUSE
SHOWERS TO LINGER ACROSS THE SOUTH INTO TONIGHT BEFORE A COOL WEDGE OF
HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES INTO THE REGION LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THE END OF
THE WEEK. THIS SHOULD KEEP HUMIDITY LEVELS MOIST INTO FRIDAY WITH PATCHY
DRIZZLE AROUND AT TIMES. THE HIGH STRENGTHENS ALONG THE MID ATLANTIC COAST
BY THE WEEKEND WITH DRIER AIR WORKING IN FROM THE NORTHEAST BY SATURDAY.

VAZ017-162145-
FLOYD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLOYD
1033 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      DRIZZLE      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          74           53           64           
MIN/MAX RH %          57           93           68           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  4        N  4         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  4        LGT/VAR      NE  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                    1            0            
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4810                      3600         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  8                     N  7         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    38480                     25200        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            2            
ADI EARLY             20 GEN POOR  27 FAIR      30 FAIR      
ADI LATE              26 FAIR      9 POOR       33 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            5            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
66 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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