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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
340 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...
LOW PRESSURE CENTERED OVER PENNSYLVANIA WILL DRIFT SOUTHEAST AND
OFF THE DELMARVA COAST BY WEDNESDAY. THIS CYCLONE WILL STRENGTHEN
INTO A NOR-EASTER THAT WILL PELT NEW ENGLAND WITH HEAVY RAINFALL.
BACKLASH FROM THIS SYSTEM WILL BE FELT ACROSS OUR REGION THROUGH
THURSDAY IN THE FORM OF MOSTLY CLOUDY COOL WEATHER AND GUSTY
NORTHWEST WINDS. A MODERATING TREND WILL OCCUR OVER THE WEEKEND AS
THE STORM SYSTEM MOVES AWAY FROM THE AREA...REPLACED BY HIGH 
PRESSURE THAT WILL BRING WARMING CONDITIONS FOR THE WEEKEND...
AND POSSIBLY ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR THE LAST WEEK OF
OCTOBER.

&&

VAZ058-220915-
HALIFAX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH BOSTON
340 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           20           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          45           64           42           67           
MAX/MIN RH %          83           48           84           39           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  4        NW  6        NW  7G17     W  5         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  3        NW 10G20     NW  5        NW  7        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING                             
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4320                      3680         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 24                     NW 20        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 103680                    73600        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             54 GEN GOOD  58 GEN GOOD  50 GEN GOOD  49 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              10 POOR      69 GOOD      4 VERY POOR  68 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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