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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
937 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVER NEW ENGLAND WILL WEDGE DOWN THE
EASTERN SEABOARD THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT. THIS WILL BRING US 
SOME PATCHY FOG...DRIZZLE AND LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. THIS 
HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL EVENTUALLY BRING DRIER AIR INTO THE REGION 
ON SATURDAY. A FAST MOVING STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA 
ON SUNDAY. DRY AND COOL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED EARLY NEXT WEEK.

VAZ046-192115-
APPOMATTOX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...APPOMATTOX
937 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          69           54           79           
MIN/MAX RH %          64           100          47           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      NE  3        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  4         LGT/VAR      S  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                                   
PRECIP END            6 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3190                      4390         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  9                      S  6         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    28710                     26340        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             22 FAIR      15 GEN POOR  9 POOR       
ADI LATE              23 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  19 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            7            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        3            9            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50.
HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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