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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
352 AM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE AREA THIS MORNING WILL SHIFT EAST AND
OFFSHORE THIS AFTERNOON BRINGING WARMER TEMPERATURES AS LIGHT
RETURN SOUTHWEST FLOW DEVELOPS. THE NEXT COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH
LATER TONIGHT RESULTING IN A FEW SHOWERS FOLLOWED BY DRIER AND
COOLER WEATHER INTO MID WEEK. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD
NORTH OF THE AREA FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK KEEPING RATHER COOL BUT
OVERALL DRY WEATHER IN PLACE.

VAZ022-152115-
ROANOKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROANOKE...SALEM
352 AM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          77           59           80           
MIN/MAX RH %          59           88           42           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  3        NW  4        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  3         LGT/VAR      NW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                    1                         
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 PM                      
PRECIP END                         6 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5520                      6640         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  8                      W  7         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    44160                     46480        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            3            4            
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       23 FAIR      41 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              22 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  38 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            5            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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