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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
342 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...

...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS POSSIBLE TODAY ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN...

LOW PRESSURE JUST OFF THE DELMARVA COAST THIS MORNING WILL DEEPEN 
AND LIFT NORTHEAST INTO THURSDAY. BACKLASH FROM THIS SYSTEM WILL BE 
FELT ACROSS OUR REGION THROUGH THURSDAY IN THE FORM OF MOSTLY CLOUDY
COOL WEATHER AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS. 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 POSSIBLY ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR THE 
LAST WEEK OF OCTOBER.

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VAZ019-222115-
ALLEGHANY VA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON
342 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          55           39           58           
MIN/MAX RH %          60           90           53           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  9G22     NW  8G22     NW  9G18     
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW 11G24     NW  8G19     NW 10G19     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       2                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                                   
PRECIP END            6 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4310                      3640         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N 24                      NW 26        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    103440                    94640        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            
ADI EARLY             48 GEN GOOD  61 GOOD      56 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              63 GOOD      26 FAIR      61 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 49 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 45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 43 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 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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