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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
345 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...

LOW PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY SHIFT NORTH ALONG THE COAST OF THE
CAROLINAS AND INTO THE DELMARVA BY THURSDAY. A COOL AND CLOUDIER
SCENARIO WITH SOME RAIN WILL PLAY OUT FOR LATE TONIGHT INTO
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY IN THE PIEDMONT WITH LESS RAIN INTO
THE MOUNTAINS. HIGH PRESSURE WILL WORK IN FROM THE NORTHWEST
BEHIND THIS SYSTEM TO BRING A DRIER AND SEASONAL PATTERN FOR THE
WEEKEND.

VAZ018-240915-
CRAIG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW CASTLE
345 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         RAIN         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          45           69           50           73           
MAX/MIN RH %          91           46           98           53           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  3         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      E  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              1            
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 6 AM         
PRECIP END                                                   11 AM        
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3810                      4060         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 16                      NE  3        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 60960                     12180        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            5            3            3            
ADI EARLY             6 VERY POOR  28 FAIR      39 FAIR      7 POOR       
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  38 FAIR      7 POOR       12 POOR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            4            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            7            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
63 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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