Alleghany County Requested Product
Printer Friendly Version

FNUS51 KRNK 242300 AAA
FWFRNK

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
700 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK DRY FRONT WILL PASS OVER THE REGION THIS WEEKEND. BREEZY
AND GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED WITH THIS FRONT SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
SUNDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION SUNDAY
NIGHT...KEEPING THE AREA DRY THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY. THE NEXT
CHANCE FOR RAIN WILL COME WITH A COLD FRONT ON WEDNESDAY.

&&

VAZ019-250915-
ALLEGHANY VA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON
700 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          37           69           46           68           
MAX/MIN RH %          92           39           90           33           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  3        LGT/VAR      W  7         W  7         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      W  7         W  8         W  9         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3650                      4650         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 16                      NW 24        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 58400                     111600       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            5            3            4            
ADI EARLY             27 FAIR      15 GEN POOR  59 GEN GOOD  57 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  55 GEN GOOD  31 FAIR      77 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM
RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM
RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.

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


 

Site specific forecasts for wildfires and prescribed burns may be obtained by contacting the National Weather Service in Blacksburg, VA at (540) 552-0084 or by submitting a Spot Request over the Internet.

Note: Please review the Request Procedures before submitting a request. Certain limitations apply.