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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
349 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WEDGE WILL WEAKEN OVER THE BY THURSDAY...FOLLOWED THOUGH BY A 
STRONGER HIGH TO ARRIVE FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. EXPECT A CONTINUATION OF LOW 
LEVEL CLOUDS IN THE MORNING GIVING WAY TO SOME SUN IN THE AFTERNOON THURSDAY.

RAIN CHANCES ARE LOW UNTIL A FRONTAL BOUNDARY SLIDES ACROSS EARLY NEXT WEEK.

VAZ009-180930-
SMYTH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARION
349 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         DRIZZLE      SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          51           72           50           70           
MAX/MIN RH %          90           51           96           61           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  3        E  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      N  4         LGT/VAR      SE  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              0            
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 6 AM         
PRECIP END                                                   6 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6200                      4960         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  3                     SE 15        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 18600                     74400        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       8 POOR       8 POOR       20 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  15 GEN POOR  2 VERY POOR  40 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            4            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            3            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST 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
63 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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