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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
501 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...
ABUNDANT SUNSHINE TODAY AND NORTHWESTERLY DOWNSLOPE WINDFLOW WILL 
ALLOW AFTERNOON RH VALUES TO FALL BETWEEN 25 AND 35 PERCENT. 
WIND SPEEDS WILL NOT BE AS STRONG AS THOSE OF RECENT DAYS HOWEVER 
AS HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES ACROSS THE REGION. 

A WEAK DRY FRONT WILL PASS OVER THE REGION THIS WEEKEND. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION SUNDAY...KEEPING THE AREA DRY
THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR RAIN WILL COME WITH
A COLD FRONT ON WEDNESDAY.

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VAZ009-242130-
SMYTH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARION
501 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          66           36           66           
MIN/MAX RH %          35           88           47           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      NW  3        W  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  3        LGT/VAR      W  6         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3860                      3520         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  7                     W 14         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    27020                     49280        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4            
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  24 FAIR      23 FAIR      
ADI LATE              21 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  39 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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