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

.DISCUSSION...

A COLD FRONT EXITS THE AREA TONIGHT...FOLLOWED BY COOLER AND DRIER
CONDITIONS FOR MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...AS HIGH PRESSURE WEDGES
SOUTHWEST INTO THE REGION FROM NEW ENGLAND.

VAZ019-220915-
ALLEGHANY VA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON
336 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          52           70           40           71           
MAX/MIN RH %          89           40           100          37           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  6         W  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  5         NW  7        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1                                                   
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                                
PRECIP END            3 AM                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5100                      4600         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 14                     NE  5        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 71400                     23000        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            4            
ADI EARLY             57 GEN GOOD  50 GEN GOOD  31 FAIR      12 POOR      
ADI LATE              16 GEN POOR  57 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  19 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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