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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
408 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE TODAY. A DEEPENING TROUGH OF 
LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON...CROSS THE 
REGION TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY...AND THEN STALL AND TRANSITION INTO 
AN UPPER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ACROSS THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION BY 
WEDNESDAY. FOR OUR REGION THIS SERIES OF EVENTS WILL RESULT IN 
INCREASED CHANCES OF SHOWERS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS 
AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS.

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VAZ047-202115-
BUCKINGHAM-
408 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          66           49           67           
MIN/MAX RH %          41           88           53           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      S  5         SW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  8         LGT/VAR      W  6         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION                    1            1            
PRECIP BEGIN                       12 AM        CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3620                      6120         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 18                      W 18         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    65160                     110160       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       41 GEN GOOD  15 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              65 GOOD      3 VERY POOR  61 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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