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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
356 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...

...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS EXPECTED AGAIN TODAY...

LOW PRESSURE OFF THE NEW JERSEY COAST WILL STRENGTHEN INTO A NOR-
EASTER THAT WILL PELT NEW ENGLAND WITH HEAVY RAINFALL AND WIND 
THROUGH THE END OF THIS WEEK. ON THE BACKSIDE OF THIS SYSTEM...COOL 
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TODAY INTO TONIGHT. A MODERATING TREND 
WILL OCCUR OVER THE WEEKEND AS THE STORM SYSTEM MOVES AWAY FROM THE 
AREA...REPLACED BY HIGH PRESSURE THAT WILL BRING WARMING CONDITIONS 
FOR THE WEEKEND...AND ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR THE LAST WEEK OF 
OCTOBER.

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VAZ018-232115-
CRAIG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW CASTLE
356 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          60           37           64           
MIN/MAX RH %          50           87           38           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  9G20     NW  8G18     NW  5        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW 10G23     NW  6        NW  5        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2970                      3530         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 29                     NW 13        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    86130                     45890        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            
ADI EARLY             56 GEN GOOD  47 GEN GOOD  20 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              53 GEN GOOD  12 POOR      35 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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