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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
427 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...

LOW PRESSURE WAS OVER MICHIGAN WITH A COLD FRONT TRAILING INTO THE
MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. THIS FRONT WILL MOVE EAST TODAY AND
TONIGHT...AND WILL REACH THE EAST COAST BY MONDAY MORNING. MONDAY
THROUGH THURSDAY...A LARGE HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL COVER MUCH OF
THE EASTERN UNITED STATES.

VAZ015-212115-
GRAYSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INDEPENDENCE...WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...
VOLNEY
427 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           40           0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          76           51           70           
MIN/MAX RH %          59           90           42           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  4         W  7         NW  8G17     
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W 10G17      NW  7        NW  9G18     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.04         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            2                         
PRECIP BEGIN          1 PM         CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   5 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4980                      4880         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 26                      N 15         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    129480                    73200        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               FAIR                      
LAL                   2            2            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            2            
ADI EARLY             43 GEN GOOD  46 GEN GOOD  58 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              70 GOOD      23 FAIR      52 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            4            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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