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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
345 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...

LOW PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY SHIFT NORTH ALONG THE COAST OF THE
CAROLINAS AND INTO THE DELMARVA BY THURSDAY. A COOL AND CLOUDIER
SCENARIO WITH SOME RAIN WILL PLAY OUT FOR LATE TONIGHT INTO
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY IN THE PIEDMONT WITH LESS RAIN INTO
THE MOUNTAINS. HIGH PRESSURE WILL WORK IN FROM THE NORTHWEST
BEHIND THIS SYSTEM TO BRING A DRIER AND SEASONAL PATTERN FOR THE
WEEKEND.

VAZ032-240915-
PATRICK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STUART
345 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           20           20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          47           67           51           73           
MAX/MIN RH %          88           58           99           61           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      NE  5        NE  7        NE  5        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  3        NE  7        NE  5        NE  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                    0            1            1            
PRECIP BEGIN                       2 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   2 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3300                      3750         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 24                     NE  6        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 79200                     22500        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  30 FAIR      53 GEN GOOD  21 FAIR      
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD  12 POOR      21 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            4            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            3            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM
RH 70 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM
RH 56 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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