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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
416 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL CROSS THE REGION TODAY...AND THEN 
SLOW DOWN AND DEEPEN AS A LARGE UPPER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ACROSS 
THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION BY WEDNESDAY. FOR OUR REGION THIS PATTERN 
WILL RESULT IN CHANCES OF SHOWERS IN THE MOUNTAINS...ALONG WITH 
GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS THROUGH AT LEAST WEDNESDAY...WITH A WARMING 
TREND AND LIGHTER WINDS BY THE END OF THE WEEK INTO THE WEEKEND.

&&

VAZ019-212130-
ALLEGHANY VA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON
416 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           50           30           
MAX/MIN TEMP          62           40           55           
MIN/MAX RH %          54           91           56           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  3         NW  6        NW  8G20     
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  7G17      NW  6        NW 11G22     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.05         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6770                      4360         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 20                     N 26         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    135400                    113360       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             23 FAIR      62 GOOD      55 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              60 GEN GOOD  28 FAIR      69 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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