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

.DISCUSSION...

BACK DOOR FRONT EXITS THE AREA THIS EVENING...DISSIPATING OVER THE CAROLINAS.
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES IN FOR THURSDAY...FOLLOWED BY A STRONGER COLD
FRONT MOVING IN FRIDAY. THIS FRONT WILL BRING A ROUND OF SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY
A FEW THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER AND BREEZY WEATHER FOLLOWS SATURDAY.

VAZ009-012115-
SMYTH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARION
422 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          78           47           83           
MIN/MAX RH %          44           96           41           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  4         LGT/VAR      W  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7430                      8160         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  8                      W  6         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    59440                     48960        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            
ADI EARLY             19 GEN POOR  23 FAIR      17 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              38 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            4            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH
75 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
COOLER. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH
47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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