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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.

VAZ024-010915-
ROCKBRIDGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA
341 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      DRIZZLE      DRIZZLE      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           20           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          54           78           54           76           
MAX/MIN RH %          94           52           99           53           
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                    1            0                         
PRECIP BEGIN                       10 AM        CONTINUING                
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   6 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6890                      5650         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W  6                      W  6         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 41340                     33900        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             48 GEN GOOD  14 GEN POOR  19 GEN POOR  11 POOR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  27 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  39 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            8            6            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            3            8            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 73 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 42 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 38 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 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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