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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
331 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...

...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS INTO THIS EVENING AND AGAIN THURSDAY...

LOW PRESSURE OFF THE DELMARVA COAST WILL DEEPEN AND LIFT
NORTHEAST INTO THURSDAY. BACKLASH FROM THIS SYSTEM WILL BE FELT
ACROSS OUR REGION IN THE FORM OF MOSTLY CLOUDY COOL WEATHER AND
GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS. A MODERATING TREND WILL OCCUR OVER THE
WEEKEND AS THE STORM SYSTEM MOVES AWAY FROM THE AREA...REPLACED BY
HIGH PRESSURE THAT WILL BRING WARMING CONDITIONS FOR THE
WEEKEND...AND POSSIBLY ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR THE LAST WEEK
OF OCTOBER.

&&

VAZ033-230930-
FRANKLIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKY MOUNT
331 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          42           65           39           68           
MAX/MIN RH %          84           42           87           40           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  8G17     NW  8        NW  7G17     NW  4        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  6        NW 11G21     NW  5        W  6         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2710                      3000         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 20                     W  9         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 54200                     27000        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5            5            
ADI EARLY             85 GOOD      40 FAIR      43 GEN GOOD  18 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              17 GEN POOR  46 GEN GOOD  8 POOR       26 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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