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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
918 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL PUSH SOME DRIER AIR INTO THE REGION
TODAY...BRINGING PLEASANT WEATHER TO THE REGION. A COLD FRONT WILL
BRING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS TO AREAS WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE SUNDAY
AFTERNOON AND A SLIGHT CHANCE TO THE EAST IN THE EVENING. A LARGE
AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN BEHIND THE FRONT...BRINGING
VERY PLEASANT WEATHER TO OUR FORECAST THROUGH THE FIRST PART OF
NEXT WEEK.

VAZ035-202115-
AMHERST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AMHERST
918 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          78           56           87           
MIN/MAX RH %          48           97           44           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  4         LGT/VAR      SW  7        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4210                      5380         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  5                      W 15         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    21050                     80700        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            
ADI EARLY             6 VERY POOR  5 VERY POOR  26 FAIR      
ADI LATE              17 GEN POOR  1 VERY POOR  58 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           5            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            6            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS
IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE
THROUGH THE NIGHT. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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