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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
422 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.DISCUSSION...

BACK DOOR FRONT EXITS THE AREA THIS EVENING...DISSIPATING OVER THE CAROLINAS.
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES IN FOR THURSDAY...FOLLOWED BY A STRONGER COLD
FRONT MOVING IN FRIDAY. THIS FRONT WILL BRING A ROUND OF SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY
A FEW THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER AND BREEZY WEATHER FOLLOWS SATURDAY.

VAZ047-012115-
BUCKINGHAM-
422 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      DRIZZLE      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           20           0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          77           55           78           
MIN/MAX RH %          58           100          57           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       0            0                         
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   10 PM                     
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4340                      4060         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  2                     S  2         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    8680                      8120         
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            3            4            
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       13 GEN POOR  6 VERY POOR  
ADI LATE              19 GEN POOR  1 VERY POOR  12 POOR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            6            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        3            8            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
68 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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