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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
403 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.DISCUSSION...

...ENHANCED FIRE DANGER A POSSIBILITY SUNDAY AFTERNOON OVER THE MOUNTAINS
AND FOOTHILLS...

EXPECT A COLD FRONT TO SLIDE SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE AREA BY LATE TONIGHT. THREAT
OF ANY WET WEATHER IS VERY LOW...WITH ONLY ISOLATED SHOWERS POSSIBLE OVER THE
MOUNTAINS OF WEST VIRGINIA...DOWN INTO THE NORTH CAROLINA HIGH COUNTRY.

THEN SUNDAY...WINDS WILL PICK UP OUT OF THE NORTHWEST AND GUST OVER 25 MPH
AT TIMES. COMBINED WITH DRIER AIR COMING IN...AND THE FACT THAT RAINFALL HAS
BEEN LIMITED THE PAST WEEK...FUELS WILL DRY OUT FASTER...AND THE POTENTIAL EXISTS
FOR ENHANCED FIRE DANGER OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS.

THE AIRMASS WILL BE STAYING DRY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK THOUGH THE FLOW TURNS MORE
SOUTHERLY...AHEAD OF THE NEXT FRONT TRACKING INTO THE REGION BY WEDNESDAY.

&&

VAZ017-252130-
FLOYD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLOYD
403 AM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          66           45           68           
MIN/MAX RH %          35           89           29           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  4        W  8G20      NW 10G28     
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  6         NW  9G19     NW 11G28     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2890                      4160         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 14                      NW 30        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    40460                     124800       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            3            3            
ADI EARLY             10 POOR      42 GEN GOOD  68 GOOD      
ADI LATE              50 GEN GOOD  13 GEN POOR  77 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM
RH 66 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM
RH 70 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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


 

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