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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
806 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

.DISCUSSION...
LOW PRESSURE ALONG THE SOUTHEAST COAST WILL DRIFT SLOWLY EAST AND 
OFFSHORE OVERNIGHT INTO SUNDAY. THIS SHOULD ALLOW ANY RESIDUAL 
RAINFALL ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE VIRGINIA/NORTH CAROLINA BORDER
TO TAPER OFF LATER TONIGHT. 

HIGH PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN ALONG THE MID ATLANTIC COAST ON SUNDAY 
PROVIDING A DRIER EASTERLY FLOW INTO SUNDAY NIGHT. WINDS WILL 
GRADUALLY TURN MORE SOUTHWEST MONDAY AND INCREASE ON TUESDAY AS THE 
HIGH SLIDES EAST AND THE NEXT COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. 

MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS FRONT WILL BRING THE NEXT CHANCE OF 
WETTING RAINFALL IN THE FORM OF SHOWERS AND STORMS TUESDAY AFTERNOON. 
HIGH PRESSURE ALONG WITH GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND MUCH DRIER AIR 
FOLLOWS THE FRONT ON THURSDAY.

NCZ003-200915-
SURRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOBSON
806 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          43           68           40           72           
MAX/MIN RH %          78           31           96           36           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  7        NE  9G19     NE  5        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  7        NE  9G19     LGT/VAR      SE  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       3                                                   
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                                
PRECIP END            5 AM                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5010                      5530         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 14                      SW  6        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 70140                     33180        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             38 FAIR      58 GEN GOOD  45 GEN GOOD  9 POOR       
ADI LATE              10 POOR      56 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  20 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
36 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 86 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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