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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
933 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL CROSS THE REGION TONIGHT INTO 
TUESDAY...AND THEN SLOW DOWN AND DEEPEN AS A LARGE UPPER LOW 
PRESSURE SYSTEM ACROSS THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION BY WEDNESDAY. 
FOR OUR REGION THIS PATTERN WILL RESULT IN CHANCES OF SHOWERS 
IN THE MOUNTAINS...ALONG WITH GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS THROUGH AT
LEAST WEDNESDAY...WITH A WARMING TREND AND LIGHTER WINDS BY THE 
END OF THE WEEK INTO THE WEEKEND.

&&

VAZ032-210915-
PATRICK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STUART
933 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           20           20           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          45           69           41           60           
MAX/MIN RH %          90           41           85           48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  3        W  3         NW  7        NW  8G20     
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  3        NW  7        NW  7        NW 11G22     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       0            1            1                         
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         7 AM         CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            10 PM        CONTINUING   2 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5910                      4270         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 15                     N 25         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 88650                     106750       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             35 FAIR      52 GEN GOOD  65 GOOD      48 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  63 GOOD      33 FAIR      65 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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