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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
359 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.

&&

VAZ034-210915-
BEDFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BEDFORD
359 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           20           20           20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          46           68           43           60           
MAX/MIN RH %          89           41           82           48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  4         W  3         NW  6        NW  7        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  3        W  7         NW  5        NW  9G19     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            1            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         7 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            4 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6330                      4430         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 15                      NW 21        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 94950                     93030        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      31 FAIR      61 GOOD      37 FAIR      
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  57 GEN GOOD  23 FAIR      61 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 47 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 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 53 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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