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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
331 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

.DISCUSSION...
LOW PRESSURE ALONG THE SOUTHEAST COAST WILL DRIFT SLOWLY EAST AND 
OFFSHORE OVERNIGHT INTO SUNDAY. THIS SHOULD ALLOW ANY RESIDUAL 
RAINFALL ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE VIRGINIA/NORTH CAROLINA BORDER
TO TAPER OFF LATER TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN ALONG
THE MID ATLANTIC COAST ON SUNDAY PROVIDING A DRIER EASTERLY FLOW
INTO SUNDAY NIGHT. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY TURN MORE SOUTHWEST 
MONDAY AND INCREASE ON TUESDAY AS THE HIGH SLIDES EAST AND THE
NEXT COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. MOISTURE ASSOCIATED
WITH THIS FRONT WILL BRING THE NEXT CHANCE OF WETTING RAINFALL 
IN THE FORM OF SHOWERS AND STORMS TUESDAY AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE
ALONG WITH GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND MUCH DRIER AIR FOLLOWS THE 
FRONT ON THURSDAY.

VAZ043-200930-
HENRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARTINSVILLE
331 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          41           68           38           73           
MAX/MIN RH %          86           33           96           33           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  7        NE  9G19     NE  5        N  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  6        NE 10G19     LGT/VAR      E  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1                                                   
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM                                                
PRECIP END            4 AM                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4260                      4330         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 18                     SE  3        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 76680                     12990        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      62 GOOD      41 GEN GOOD  22 FAIR      
ADI LATE              8 POOR       62 GOOD      2 VERY POOR  16 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 84 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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