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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
422 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.DISCUSSION...

BACK DOOR FRONT EXITS THE AREA THIS EVENING...DISSIPATING OVER THE CAROLINAS.
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES IN FOR THURSDAY...FOLLOWED BY A STRONGER COLD
FRONT MOVING IN FRIDAY. THIS FRONT WILL BRING A ROUND OF SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY
A FEW THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER AND BREEZY WEATHER FOLLOWS SATURDAY.

VAZ033-012115-
FRANKLIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKY MOUNT
422 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         DRIZZLE      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          80           52           82           
MIN/MAX RH %          48           93           45           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SE  3        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6690                      6620         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  7                     S  3         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    46830                     19860        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  19 GEN POOR  6 VERY POOR  
ADI LATE              25 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  19 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            5            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
65 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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