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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1040 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.DISCUSSION...

ONCE A CLOSED LOW TRACKS OFF THE ENGLAND COAST OVERNIGHT
...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL WEDGE DOWN THE EAST COAST...WITH 
A BACK DOOR FRONT SHIFTING SOUTH OF THE AREA
WEDNESDAY. LITTLE MOISTURE EXPECTED WITH THIS FEATURE. A STRONGER
FRONT ARRIVES FRIDAY WITH THE NEXT THREAT OF RAIN. BREEZY AND
COOLER WEATHER FOLLOWS SATURDAY. DRY CONDITIONS THIS WEEKEND INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

VAZ033-010915-
FRANKLIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKY MOUNT
1040 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         DRIZZLE      DRIZZLE      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          55           80           55           79           
MAX/MIN RH %          98           49           90           52           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6460                      5160         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  7                      S  2         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 45220                     10320        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4            4            
ADI EARLY             13 GEN POOR  6 VERY POOR  20 GEN POOR  3 VERY POOR  
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  34 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  13 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            8            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS
AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...SHOWERS. 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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