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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
432 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING INTO THE REGION WILL BRING FAIR WEATHER AND GUSTY 
NORTHWEST WINDS THIS MORNING. THE WINDS WILL SLACKEN DURING THE AFTERNOON.
FAIR WEATHER AND LIGHT WINDS WILL THEN REMAIN WITH US TONIGHT AND SATURDAY.
THE NEXT CHANCE OF SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL WILL BE ON SUNDAY AS A STRONG WARM
FRONT PUSHES THROUGH THE REGION FROM THE SOUTH. THIS SYSTEM WILL ALSO BRING 
STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS TO THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO SUNDAY
NIGHT.

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VAZ035-212130-
AMHERST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AMHERST
432 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        CLEAR        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          41           18           47           
MIN/MAX RH %          28           68           32           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  5         LGT/VAR      SW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  4        LGT/VAR      SW  5        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4590                      2100         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 10                     SW 12        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    45900                     25200        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             45 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  19 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              41 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  24 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            2            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS...WARMER. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 72 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.

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


 

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