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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
349 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.DISCUSSION...
ANOTHER COLD NIGHT WITH BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BE NORTHEAST OF THE REGION THURSDAY. TEMPERATURES
WILL MODERATE...BUT THE EASTERLY FLOW AROUND THIS HIGH WILL TEMPER
ANY SIGNIFICANT WARMUP AND TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN BELOW NORMAL.

THE REGION WILL STAY IN A MAINLY DRY PATTERN ALTHOUGH A STORM
SYSTEM OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY WILL BRING
SOME INCREASE IN MOISTURE AND MAINLY IN THE FORM OF CLOUDS.

THE PATTERN WILL BE STAYING IN A COOLER REGIME WITH GENERALLY HIGH
PRESSURE TO THE NORTH OF US.

VAZ020-170930-
BATH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HOT SPRINGS
349 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          23           56           30           57           
MAX/MIN RH %          81           24           72           32           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)E  5         E  4         SE  4        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  4         SE  6        SE  3        SE  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4740                      4570         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE 15                     SW  9        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 71100                     41130        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             34 FAIR      38 FAIR      53 GEN GOOD  11 POOR      
ADI LATE              7 POOR       55 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  29 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            2            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 29 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM
RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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