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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
344 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.DISCUSSION...

BACK DOOR FRONT SINKS SOUTH INTO THE CAROLINAS TONIGHT. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL AGAIN WEDGE SOUTH ALONG THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE
APPALACHIANS THROUGH THURSDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT ARRIVES LATER
FRIDAY FOLLOWED BY MUCH COOLER AIR FOR THE WEEKEND. THIS FRONT WILL
BRING A ROUND OF SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY A FEW THUNDERSTORMS.

NCZ019-020915-
WILKES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WILKESBORO
344 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            60           
MIN/MAX TEMP          52           82           56           79           
MAX/MIN RH %          96           44           99           59           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  5        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.13         
PRECIP DURATION                                              4            
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 11 AM        
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6570                      4860         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  3                     S 21         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 19710                     102060       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             6 VERY POOR  9 POOR       18 GEN POOR  34 FAIR      
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  26 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  64 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            9            4            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
42 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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