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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
700 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK DRY FRONT WILL PASS OVER THE REGION THIS WEEKEND. BREEZY
AND GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED WITH THIS FRONT SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
SUNDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION SUNDAY
NIGHT...KEEPING THE AREA DRY THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY. THE NEXT
CHANCE FOR RAIN WILL COME WITH A COLD FRONT ON WEDNESDAY.

&&

VAZ018-250915-
CRAIG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW CASTLE
700 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          36           68           45           69           
MAX/MIN RH %          89           38           92           32           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  3        LGT/VAR      W  7         NW  9G18     
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      W  7         NW  9        NW  9G17     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3590                      4550         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 16                      NW 28        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 57440                     127400       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            5            3            4            
ADI EARLY             32 FAIR      18 GEN POOR  55 GEN GOOD  60 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  49 GEN GOOD  22 FAIR      75 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 43 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 62 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 LOWER 60S. MINIMUM
RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.

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


 

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