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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
341 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.DISCUSSION...

ONCE A CLOSED LOW TRACKS OFF THE ENGLAND COAST THIS
EVENING...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL WEDGE DOWN THE EAST COAST
TONIGHT...WITH A BACK DOOR FRONT SHIFTING SOUTH OF THE AREA
WEDNESDAY. LITTLE MOISTURE EXPECTED WITH THIS FEATURE. A STRONGER
FRONT ARRIVES FRIDAY WITH THE NEXT THREAT OF RAIN. BREEZY AND
COOLER WEATHER FOLLOWS SATURDAY. DRY CONDITIONS THIS WEEKEND INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

VAZ023-010915-
BOTETOURT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FINCASTLE
341 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      DRIZZLE      DRIZZLE      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          53           79           54           78           
MAX/MIN RH %          95           45           95           47           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                    0                                      
PRECIP BEGIN                       2 PM                                   
PRECIP END                         6 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6730                      5980         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  7                     W  5         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 47110                     29900        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            3            4            4            
ADI EARLY             25 FAIR      12 POOR      19 GEN POOR  8 POOR       
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  30 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  39 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            8            5            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            7            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 71 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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