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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.

VAZ058-190915-
HALIFAX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH BOSTON
328 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          58           74           55           79           
MAX/MIN RH %          94           58           100          49           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      NE  3        NE  3        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NE  4        LGT/VAR      E  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1                                                   
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                                
PRECIP END            2 AM                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3580                      3650         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 14                      SE  5        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 50120                     18250        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            3            
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       26 FAIR      30 FAIR      12 POOR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  35 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  22 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            6            6            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            3            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST 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 MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50.
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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