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

.DISCUSSION...

WEAK HIGH PRESSURE TO SETTLE OVERHEAD TODAY...WITH A BACK DOOR
FRONT SHIFTING SOUTH INTO THE REGION WEDNESDAY. LITTLE MOISTURE
EXPECTED WITH THIS FEATURE. A STRONGER FRONT ARRIVES FRIDAY WITH
THE NEXT THREAT OF RAIN. BREEZY AND COOLER WEATHER FOLLOWS SATURDAY.

VAZ033-302115-
FRANKLIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKY MOUNT
422 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          81           51           80           
MIN/MAX RH %          48           100          48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6310                      6560         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  6                      S  6         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    37860                     39360        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             12 POOR      17 GEN POOR  8 POOR       
ADI LATE              25 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  36 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            5            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM
RH 55 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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