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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
351 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH LATER TONIGHT RESULTING IN
WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE THROUGH SUNDAY.

THERE IS ANOTHER SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS ACROSS SOUTHERN VIRGINIA 
AND NORTHERN NORTH CAROLINA ON TUESDAY NIGHT. AFTER THAT DRY WEATHER 
IS EXPECTED WITH NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES THROUGH SATURDAY. THE NEXT
SIGNIFICANT COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE ON SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY WITH A
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.

VAZ043-160930-
HENRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARTINSVILLE
351 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         TSTMS        SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            20           20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          59           82           55           71           
MAX/MIN RH %          94           48           95           63           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  3        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1                         1            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                      9 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            6 AM                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5440                      3320         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  8                     E 10         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 43520                     33200        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            2            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             7 POOR       20 GEN POOR  12 POOR      15 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  46 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  28 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            7            5            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        7            2            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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