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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
328 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER NEW ENGLAND...AND WEDGE DOWN THE
EASTERN SEABOARD. THIS WILL BRING SOME MORNING FOG AND DRIZZLE
FRIDAY MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
FRIDAY AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDS INTO THE AREA SATURDAY WITH
A RETURN TO SUNSHINE. A COLD FRONT SLIDES ACROSS SUNDAY WITH A FEW
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. DRY AND COOLER WEATHER RETURNS FOR
NEXT WEEK.

VAZ047-190915-
BUCKINGHAM-
328 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           20           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          56           73           54           79           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          58           100          50           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      NE  3        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SE  5        LGT/VAR      SE  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            0                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         2 PM                                   
PRECIP END            12 AM        4 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3890                      3640         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE  8                     SE  6        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 31120                     21840        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             11 POOR      19 GEN POOR  19 GEN POOR  18 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  21 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  21 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            8            7            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        6            3            8            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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