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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
356 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...

...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS EXPECTED AGAIN TODAY...

LOW PRESSURE OFF THE NEW JERSEY COAST WILL STRENGTHEN INTO A NOR-
EASTER THAT WILL PELT NEW ENGLAND WITH HEAVY RAINFALL AND WIND 
THROUGH THE END OF THIS WEEK. ON THE BACKSIDE OF THIS SYSTEM...COOL 
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TODAY INTO TONIGHT. A MODERATING TREND 
WILL OCCUR OVER THE WEEKEND AS THE STORM SYSTEM MOVES AWAY FROM THE 
AREA...REPLACED BY HIGH PRESSURE THAT WILL BRING WARMING CONDITIONS 
FOR THE WEEKEND...AND ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR THE LAST WEEK OF 
OCTOBER.

&&

VAZ019-232115-
ALLEGHANY VA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON
356 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          60           37           65           
MIN/MAX RH %          49           91           40           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  8G20     NW  7G18     NW  5        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW 10G22     NW  6        NW  5        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3040                      3550         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 24                     NW 12        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    72960                     42600        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            
ADI EARLY             54 GEN GOOD  46 GEN GOOD  23 FAIR      
ADI LATE              53 GEN GOOD  10 POOR      32 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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