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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1005 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

.DISCUSSION...
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL PASS ALONG THE GULF COAST THIS
AFTERNOON...RADIATING MOISTURE NORTHWARD INTO THE MID ATLANTIC.
CONTINUOUS RAINFALL WILL BE SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 460 AND MAINLY EAST 
OF THE BLUE RIDGE...WITH WETTING RAINFALL CHANCES DIMINISHING 
FURTHER NORTH AND WEST. UP TO A HALF INCH RAINFALL CAN BE EXPECTED 
ACROSS THE NORTH CAROLINA PIEDMONT...WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS WITHERING 
TO A FEW HUNDREDTHS JUST SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 460. RAINFALL WILL 
GRADUALLY EXIT TO THE EAST DURING TONIGHT...WITH CLEARING CONDITIONS 
FOR SUNDAY. COOL HIGH PRESSURE WILL OTHERWISE MAINTAIN CONTROL OF 
THE WEATHER PATTERN INTO EARLY MONDAY.

VAZ043-192115-
HENRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARTINSVILLE
1005 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           30           0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          55           44           65           
MIN/MAX RH %          62           83           35           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N  4         NE  8G18     NE  8        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  9G19     NE  5        NE  9        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.11         0.01         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       7            1                         
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   3 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2160                      4200         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE 20                     E 14         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    43200                     58800        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       22 FAIR      54 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              38 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            4            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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