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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
933 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.

&&

VAZ043-210915-
HENRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARTINSVILLE
933 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         SHOWERS      NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          45           72           43           62           
MAX/MIN RH %          91           39           83           47           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      W  3         NW  6        NW  7        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NW  7        NW  6        NW 10G18     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       0                                                   
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM                                                
PRECIP END            10 PM                                               
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6250                      4290         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 18                     NW 22        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 112500                    94380        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      28 FAIR      85 GOOD      38 FAIR      
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  79 GOOD      30 FAIR      61 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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