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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
358 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVER NEW ENGLAND WILL WEDGE DOWN THE
EASTERN SEABOARD TODAY. THIS WILL BRING US SOME PATCHY FOG...DRIZZLE
AND LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. THIS HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL
EVENTUALLY BRING DRIER AIR INTO THE REGION ON SATURDAY. A FAST
MOVING STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA ON SUNDAY. DRY
AND COOL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED EARLY NEXT WEEK.

VAZ043-192115-
HENRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARTINSVILLE
358 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          73           54           79           
MIN/MAX RH %          67           100          48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      NE  3        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  5         LGT/VAR      SE  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       0                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                                   
PRECIP END            2 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3500                      4230         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E 15                      SE  3        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    52500                     12690        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            3            3            
ADI EARLY             22 FAIR      30 FAIR      8 POOR       
ADI LATE              35 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  16 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            6            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        3            7            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50.
HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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