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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
103 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE COAST WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH AWAY THIS EVENING 
AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NORTHWEST. THIS WILL CAUSE WINDS 
TO SHIFT TO THE WEST OVERNIGHT. 

EXPECT TO START SUNDAY OFF WITH MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES...WHICH WILL ALLOW 
AFTERNOON RH VALUES TO FALL TO NEAR 30 PERCENT ACROSS THE PIEDMONT 
WITH MAXIMUM HEATING. SHOWER ACTIVITY WILL INCREASE DURING THE AFTERNOON 
ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AS THE FRONT NEARS...WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS 
BECOMING SCATTERED DURING THE EVENING. THE COLD FRONT WILL PASS 
ACROSS THE REGION SUNDAY NIGHT...WITH DRY COOL CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE 
BUILDING ACROSS THE AREA MONDAY.

VAZ016-220515-
CARROLL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALAX
103 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       CLEAR        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          53           69           41           66           
MAX/MIN RH %          84           44           96           46           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  7         NW  7        NW  5        N  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  7        NW  7        NW  5        LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1                                                   
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                                
PRECIP END            2 AM                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4320                                   
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 21                      N/A          
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 90720                                  
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   2            1            N/A          N/A          
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2                         
ADI EARLY             50 GEN GOOD  71 GOOD                                
ADI LATE              27 FAIR      63 GOOD                                
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3                                      
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1                                      

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 72 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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