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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
328 PM 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
FRIDAY MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
FRIDAY AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDS INTO THE AREA SATURDAY WITH
A RETURN TO SUNSHINE. A COLD FRONT SLIDES ACROSS SUNDAY WITH A FEW
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. DRY AND COOLER WEATHER RETURNS FOR
NEXT WEEK.

NCZ019-190915-
WILKES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WILKESBORO
328 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           20           20           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          55           72           56           78           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          65           100          49           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  3         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      E  3         LGT/VAR      E  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            0                         
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   9 PM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3930                      5640         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 10                      SE  7        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 39300                     39480        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   2            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             6 VERY POOR  13 GEN POOR  34 FAIR      32 FAIR      
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  34 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  35 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            9            6            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        8            3            8            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50.
HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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