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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
410 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH OF THE AREA TODAY...ALLOWING HIGH
PRESSURE TO BUILD IN FROM THE MIDWEST. THIS WILL BRING PLEASANT
AND CRISP WEATHER TO THE AREA THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. AS
THE CENTER OF THE HIGH MOVES INTO NEW ENGLAND...WINDS WILL
EVENTUALLY BECOME EASTERLY AND BRING SOME CLOUDS AND A CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION BACK TO THE FORECAST FOR THE LATTER PORTION OF THE
WORK WEEK.

VAZ035-222115-
AMHERST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AMHERST
410 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       CLEAR        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          72           42           72           
MIN/MAX RH %          37           100          37           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  5        LGT/VAR      NE  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4830                      3780         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  8                     E  5         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    38640                     18900        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4            
ADI EARLY             46 GEN GOOD  8 POOR       9 POOR       
ADI LATE              41 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  16 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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