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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
342 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...

...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS POSSIBLE TODAY ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN...

LOW PRESSURE JUST OFF THE DELMARVA COAST THIS MORNING WILL DEEPEN 
AND LIFT NORTHEAST INTO THURSDAY. BACKLASH FROM THIS SYSTEM WILL BE 
FELT ACROSS OUR REGION THROUGH THURSDAY IN THE FORM OF MOSTLY CLOUDY
COOL WEATHER AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS. A MODERATING TREND WILL 
OCCUR OVER THE WEEKEND AS THE STORM SYSTEM MOVES AWAY FROM THE 
AREA...REPLACED BY HIGH PRESSURE THAT WILL BRING WARMING CONDITIONS
FOR THE WEEKEND...AND POSSIBLY ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR THE 
LAST WEEK OF OCTOBER.

&&

VAZ033-222115-
FRANKLIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKY MOUNT
342 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          62           42           64           
MIN/MAX RH %          51           86           43           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  9G23     NW  9G20     NW  9G18     
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW 13G25     NW  7G17     NW 10G19     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                                   
PRECIP END            11 AM                                  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4420                      3320         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N 23                      NW 23        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    101660                    76360        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             58 GEN GOOD  66 GOOD      48 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              65 GOOD      13 GEN POOR  56 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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