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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.

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WVZ044-220915-
MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...UNION
340 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           30           20           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          39           51           37           56           
MAX/MIN RH %          91           69           92           51           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  6        NW  8G20     NW  8G21     NW  7G19     
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  6        NW 11G23     NW  7G19     NW  8G21     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.02         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            0                         
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   10 PM                     
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3450                      3120         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 28                      NW 23        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 96600                     71760        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2            3            
ADI EARLY             71 GOOD      53 GEN GOOD  57 GEN GOOD  59 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              34 FAIR      64 GOOD      14 GEN POOR  63 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            5            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            3            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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