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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
344 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.DISCUSSION...

BACK DOOR FRONT SINKS SOUTH INTO THE CAROLINAS TONIGHT. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL AGAIN WEDGE SOUTH ALONG THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE
APPALACHIANS THROUGH THURSDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT ARRIVES LATER
FRIDAY FOLLOWED BY MUCH COOLER AIR FOR THE WEEKEND. THIS FRONT WILL
BRING A ROUND OF SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY A FEW THUNDERSTORMS.

VAZ019-020915-
ALLEGHANY VA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON
344 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            50           
MIN/MAX TEMP          52           79           56           77           
MAX/MIN RH %          88           42           93           63           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.07         
PRECIP DURATION                                              2            
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 6 AM         
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6040                      5440         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  8                     S 21         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 48320                     114240       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             11 POOR      18 GEN POOR  10 POOR      40 FAIR      
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  47 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  59 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            8            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        7            2            5            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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