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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
422 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.DISCUSSION...

WEAK HIGH PRESSURE TO SETTLE OVERHEAD TODAY...WITH A BACK DOOR
FRONT SHIFTING SOUTH INTO THE REGION WEDNESDAY. LITTLE MOISTURE
EXPECTED WITH THIS FEATURE. A STRONGER FRONT ARRIVES FRIDAY WITH
THE NEXT THREAT OF RAIN. BREEZY AND COOLER WEATHER FOLLOWS SATURDAY.

VAZ019-302115-
ALLEGHANY VA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON
422 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          79           53           78           
MIN/MAX RH %          45           97           47           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  3         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                 0            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    2 PM         
PRECIP END                                      6 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7160                      6980         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 10                      SW  8        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    71600                     55840        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            
ADI EARLY             19 GEN POOR  31 FAIR      15 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              43 GEN GOOD  1 VERY POOR  54 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           4            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY DRIZZLE
THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 78 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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