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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
103 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE COAST WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH AWAY THIS EVENING 
AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NORTHWEST. THIS WILL CAUSE WINDS 
TO SHIFT TO THE WEST OVERNIGHT. 

EXPECT TO START SUNDAY OFF WITH MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES...WHICH WILL ALLOW 
AFTERNOON RH VALUES TO FALL TO NEAR 30 PERCENT ACROSS THE PIEDMONT 
WITH MAXIMUM HEATING. SHOWER ACTIVITY WILL INCREASE DURING THE AFTERNOON 
ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AS THE FRONT NEARS...WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS 
BECOMING SCATTERED DURING THE EVENING. THE COLD FRONT WILL PASS 
ACROSS THE REGION SUNDAY NIGHT...WITH DRY COOL CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE 
BUILDING ACROSS THE AREA MONDAY.

WVZ043-220515-
SUMMERS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HINTON...HIX
103 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     50           20           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          52           64           39           65           
MAX/MIN RH %          95           53           97           45           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  6         NW  6        NW  5        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  6        NW  7        N  3         LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       2            0                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING                             
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   8 AM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4130                                   
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 16                     N/A          
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 66080                                  
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   2            1            N/A          N/A          
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3                         
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      45 GEN GOOD                            
ADI LATE              26 FAIR      43 GEN GOOD                            
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5                                      
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1                                      

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 90 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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