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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1201 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.DISCUSSION...
MUCH DRIER AIR ARRIVES OVERNIGHT AS THE FRONT MOVES FURTHER EAST.
COLDER TEMPERATURES ARE HERE FOR A COUPLE DAYS BEFORE WE START
GRADUALLY WARMING TOWARD NORMAL AGAIN THURSDAY. STRONG NORTHWEST
WINDS SHOULD CONTINUE THROUGH ABOUT MIDNIGHT AND THEN DIMINISH 
WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN FROM THE WEST. DRY WEATHER CONTINUES
THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY UNDER LIGHTER EASTERLY WINDS AS THE RIDGE 
BUILDS TO THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST. A MAINLY DRY FRONT ENTERS THE AREA
SATURDAY...SO FUELS WILL START TO DRY OUT THROUGH THE END OF THE
WEEKEND. NEXT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WILL BE WITH A FRONT NEXT MONDAY
OR TUESDAY.

VAZ045-160945-
CAMPBELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LYNCHBURG
1201 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        CLEAR        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          27           52           25           59           
MAX/MIN RH %          87           23           98           34           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW 11G23     N  6         E  4         NE  4        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) N  6G18      NE  7        LGT/VAR      E  7         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       2                                                   
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                                
PRECIP END            9 PM                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3870                      3750         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  9                      E 12         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 34830                     45000        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             78 GOOD      53 GEN GOOD  31 FAIR      34 FAIR      
ADI LATE              22 FAIR      49 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  39 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            2            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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