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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1040 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.DISCUSSION...

ONCE A CLOSED LOW TRACKS OFF THE ENGLAND COAST OVERNIGHT
...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL WEDGE DOWN THE EAST COAST...WITH 
A BACK DOOR FRONT SHIFTING SOUTH OF THE AREA
WEDNESDAY. LITTLE MOISTURE EXPECTED WITH THIS FEATURE. A STRONGER
FRONT ARRIVES FRIDAY WITH THE NEXT THREAT OF RAIN. BREEZY AND
COOLER WEATHER FOLLOWS SATURDAY. DRY CONDITIONS THIS WEEKEND INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

VAZ019-010915-
ALLEGHANY VA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON
1040 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          55           77           50           78           
MAX/MIN RH %          88           49           100          48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6770                      6380         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  9                     W  6         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 60930                     38280        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            3            4            4            
ADI EARLY             35 FAIR      12 POOR      36 FAIR      16 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD  1 VERY POOR  52 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            7            6            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            9            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 75 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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