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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
846 PM EDT SUN OCT 19 2014

.DISCUSSION...

THE CENTER OF AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OVER...AND THEN
EAST OF THE REGION OVERNIGHT. A DEEPENING TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE
WILL APPROACH THE AREA ON MONDAY...CROSS THE REGION ON
TUESDAY...AND THEN STALL AND TRANSITION INTO AN UPPER LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM ACROSS THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION BY WEDNESDAY. FOR
OUR REGION THIS SERIES OF EVENTS WILL RESULT IN INCREASED CHANCES
OF SHOWERS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND GUSTY NORTHWEST
WINDS.

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VAZ007-200930-
TAZEWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TAZEWELL
846 PM EDT SUN OCT 19 2014

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            50           70           
MIN/MAX TEMP          35           62           45           56           
MAX/MIN RH %          88           46           92           67           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  4        SW  6        W  6         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      W  6         W  7         NW  8        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.02         0.13         
PRECIP DURATION                                 2            9            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    6 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6120                      5410         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 20                      NW 22        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 122400                    119020       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             12 POOR      34 FAIR      52 GEN GOOD  53 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  58 GEN GOOD  10 POOR      61 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            5            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH
69 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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