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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
927 AM 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
TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
FRIDAY AFTERNOON. OUR WEATHER WILL BE IMPROVING OVER THE WEEKEND
WITH DRY AND PLEASANT CONDITIONS. A COLD FRONT WILL BRING RAIN TO
THE REGION ON MONDAY...THEN HIGH PRESSURE KEEPS THE REGION DRY
THROUGH MUCH OF NEXT WEEK.

NCZ018-182115-
WATAUGA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOONE
927 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           20           30           
MAX/MIN TEMP          69           50           70           
MIN/MAX RH %          56           100          70           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION       0            1            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING   7 AM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   4 AM         CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5840                      4860         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  2                     SE 15        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    11680                     72900        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             2 VERY POOR  6 VERY POOR  24 FAIR      
ADI LATE              10 POOR      2 VERY POOR  37 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            6            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            7            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG THROUGH
THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND
70. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
64 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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