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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
712 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...

LOW PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY SHIFT NORTH ALONG THE COAST OF THE
CAROLINAS AND INTO THE DELMARVA BY THURSDAY. A COOL AND CLOUDIER
SCENARIO WITH SOME RAIN WILL PLAY OUT FOR LATE TONIGHT INTO
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY IN THE PIEDMONT WITH LESS RAIN INTO
THE MOUNTAINS. HIGH PRESSURE WILL WORK IN FROM THE NORTHWEST
BEHIND THIS SYSTEM TO BRING A DRIER AND SEASONAL PATTERN FOR THE
WEEKEND.

WVZ044-240915-
MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...UNION
712 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         RAIN         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          44           70           48           73           
MAX/MIN RH %          92           42           97           51           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  3         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      E  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              0            
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 7 AM         
PRECIP END                                                   11 AM        
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3570                      4220         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 14                      NE  3        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 49980                     12660        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            5            3            3            
ADI EARLY             6 VERY POOR  26 FAIR      36 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  16 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            7            4            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT.
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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