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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
328 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER NEW ENGLAND...AND WEDGE DOWN THE
EASTERN SEABOARD. THIS WILL BRING SOME MORNING FOG AND DRIZZLE
FRIDAY MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
FRIDAY AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDS INTO THE AREA SATURDAY WITH
A RETURN TO SUNSHINE. A COLD FRONT SLIDES ACROSS SUNDAY WITH A FEW
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. DRY AND COOLER WEATHER RETURNS FOR
NEXT WEEK.

VAZ033-190915-
FRANKLIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKY MOUNT
328 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           20           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          56           71           54           79           
MAX/MIN RH %          92           61           100          47           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  3         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      E  4         LGT/VAR      SE  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING                             
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   4 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3860                      4290         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 14                      SE  8        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 54040                     34320        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             7 POOR       25 FAIR      30 FAIR      25 FAIR      
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  34 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  30 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            6            5            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            3            7            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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