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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
331 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

.DISCUSSION...
LOW PRESSURE ALONG THE SOUTHEAST COAST WILL DRIFT SLOWLY EAST AND 
OFFSHORE OVERNIGHT INTO SUNDAY. THIS SHOULD ALLOW ANY RESIDUAL 
RAINFALL ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE VIRGINIA/NORTH CAROLINA BORDER
TO TAPER OFF LATER TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN ALONG
THE MID ATLANTIC COAST ON SUNDAY PROVIDING A DRIER EASTERLY FLOW
INTO SUNDAY NIGHT. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY TURN MORE SOUTHWEST 
MONDAY AND INCREASE ON TUESDAY AS THE HIGH SLIDES EAST AND THE
NEXT COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. MOISTURE ASSOCIATED
WITH THIS FRONT WILL BRING THE NEXT CHANCE OF WETTING RAINFALL 
IN THE FORM OF SHOWERS AND STORMS TUESDAY AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE
ALONG WITH GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND MUCH DRIER AIR FOLLOWS THE 
FRONT ON THURSDAY.

VAZ019-200930-
ALLEGHANY VA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON
331 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          39           67           36           73           
MAX/MIN RH %          78           31           93           34           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)E  6         NE  7        E  4         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  5        E  7         LGT/VAR      S  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4520                      5540         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 12                      SW  7        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 54240                     38780        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            5            
ADI EARLY             58 GEN GOOD  43 GEN GOOD  42 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  
ADI LATE              10 POOR      49 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  27 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            2            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM
RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 90 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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