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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.

&&

VAZ047-210915-
BUCKINGHAM-
933 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           20           30           20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          47           69           45           60           
MAX/MIN RH %          87           43           82           52           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  3         LGT/VAR      NW  4        NW  4        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  3        W  4         LGT/VAR      NW  7        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.01         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            2            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         11 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            10 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6600                      4370         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 15                      N 21         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 99000                     91770        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             38 FAIR      18 GEN POOR  35 FAIR      33 FAIR      
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  50 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  60 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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