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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
404 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP OUR WEATHER DRY INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.
AFTER THAT...THE FORECAST IS A LITTLE MORE CHALLENGING BUT OVERALL
THE WEDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE COMBINED WITH A COASTAL FRONT AND LOW
PRESSURE WILL PUSH CLOUDS AND POTENTIAL FOR RAIN BACK INTO OUR
REGION WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON INTO THURSDAY MORNING. THE BETTER
CHANCE FOR RAIN WILL BE ACROSS THE PIEDMONT. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
IN THURSDAY NIGHT AND WILL KEEP THE ARE DRY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

VAZ010-232130-
BLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLAND
404 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          69           44           72           
MIN/MAX RH %          45           87           33           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      E  3         E  4         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      E  3         E  6         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4000                      4070         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  8                     E 13         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    32000                     52910        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            3            4            
ADI EARLY             12 POOR      20 GEN POOR  18 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              32 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  48 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH
64 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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