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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
316 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...

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.

&&

VAZ024-240930-
ROCKBRIDGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA
316 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          39           68           39           68           
MAX/MIN RH %          89           34           85           41           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  6        LGT/VAR      NW  3        NW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  4        W  4         NW  3        W  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4440                      3840         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  8                     W 14         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 35520                     53760        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            4            
ADI EARLY             58 GEN GOOD  16 GEN POOR  20 GEN POOR  7 POOR       
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  27 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  45 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM
RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM
RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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