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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
501 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...
ABUNDANT SUNSHINE TODAY AND NORTHWESTERLY DOWNSLOPE WINDFLOW WILL 
ALLOW AFTERNOON RH VALUES TO FALL BETWEEN 25 AND 35 PERCENT. 
WIND SPEEDS WILL NOT BE AS STRONG AS THOSE OF RECENT DAYS HOWEVER 
AS HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES ACROSS THE REGION. 

A WEAK DRY FRONT WILL PASS OVER THE REGION THIS WEEKEND. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION SUNDAY...KEEPING THE AREA DRY
THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR RAIN WILL COME WITH
A COLD FRONT ON WEDNESDAY.

&&

VAZ023-242130-
BOTETOURT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FINCASTLE
501 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          69           39           69           
MIN/MAX RH %          32           87           40           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  4        NW  3        NW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  4         NW  3        W  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4070                      3810         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 10                      W 12         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    40700                     45720        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  24 FAIR      22 FAIR      
ADI LATE              33 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  44 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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