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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
358 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK DRY FRONT WILL PASS OVER THE REGION THIS WEEKEND. BREEZY
AND GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED WITH THIS FRONT SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
SUNDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION SUNDAY
NIGHT...KEEPING THE AREA DRY THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY. THE NEXT
CHANCE FOR RAIN WILL COME WITH A COLD FRONT ON WEDNESDAY.

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VAZ032-250930-
PATRICK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STUART
358 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          37           72           47           75           
MAX/MIN RH %          96           33           85           29           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  5         NW  7        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      W  6         NW  6        NW  8        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3740                      4550         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 14                      NW 21        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 52360                     95550        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4            4            
ADI EARLY             14 GEN POOR  9 POOR       33 FAIR      58 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  43 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  78 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
66 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.

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


 

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