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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
341 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP OUR WEATHER DRY INTO WEDNESDAY. AFTER
THAT...THE FORECAST IS A LITTLE MORE CHALLENGING BUT OVERALL THE
WEDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE COMBINED WITH A COASTAL FRONT AND LOW
PRESSURE WILL PUSH CLOUDS AND POTENTIAL FOR RAIN BACK INTO OUR
REGION BY THURSDAY.

VAZ024-230915-
ROCKBRIDGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA
341 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          40           70           44           72           
MAX/MIN RH %          96           37           90           42           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  3        NE  4        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      E  3         NE  3        NE  8G17     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4080                      4170         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE  3                     E 14         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 12240                     58380        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            5            5            
ADI EARLY             18 GEN POOR  15 GEN POOR  13 GEN POOR  38 FAIR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  13 GEN POOR  3 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            6            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 86 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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