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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
351 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH LATER TONIGHT RESULTING IN
WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE THROUGH SUNDAY.

THERE IS ANOTHER SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS ACROSS SOUTHERN VIRGINIA 
AND NORTHERN NORTH CAROLINA ON TUESDAY NIGHT. AFTER THAT DRY WEATHER 
IS EXPECTED WITH NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES THROUGH SATURDAY. THE NEXT
SIGNIFICANT COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE ON SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY WITH A
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.

VAZ019-160930-
ALLEGHANY VA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON
351 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           20           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          56           76           50           71           
MAX/MIN RH %          92           48           91           53           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      NW  3        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  3         NW  3        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING                             
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5690                      5770         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 14                     S  8         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 79660                     46160        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             19 GEN POOR  30 FAIR      36 FAIR      18 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  61 GOOD      3 VERY POOR  31 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            6            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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