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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
340 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...
LOW PRESSURE CENTERED OVER PENNSYLVANIA WILL DRIFT SOUTHEAST AND
OFF THE DELMARVA COAST BY WEDNESDAY. THIS CYCLONE WILL STRENGTHEN
INTO A NOR-EASTER THAT WILL PELT NEW ENGLAND WITH HEAVY RAINFALL.
BACKLASH FROM THIS SYSTEM WILL BE FELT ACROSS OUR REGION THROUGH
THURSDAY IN THE FORM OF MOSTLY CLOUDY COOL WEATHER AND GUSTY
NORTHWEST WINDS. A MODERATING TREND WILL OCCUR OVER THE WEEKEND AS
THE STORM SYSTEM MOVES AWAY FROM THE AREA...REPLACED BY HIGH 
PRESSURE THAT WILL BRING WARMING CONDITIONS FOR THE WEEKEND...
AND POSSIBLY ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR THE LAST WEEK OF
OCTOBER.

&&

VAZ046-220915-
APPOMATTOX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...APPOMATTOX
340 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           50           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          45           61           41           65           
MAX/MIN RH %          84           53           88           41           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  3        NW  3        NW  6        W  4         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      N  9G18      NW  4        W  7         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.01         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       2            2                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING                             
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   5 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4120                      3870         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 23                      NW 18        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 94760                     69660        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             52 GEN GOOD  50 GEN GOOD  45 GEN GOOD  43 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  70 GOOD      3 VERY POOR  65 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS
AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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