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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
331 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...

...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS INTO THIS EVENING AND AGAIN THURSDAY...

LOW PRESSURE OFF THE DELMARVA COAST WILL DEEPEN AND LIFT
NORTHEAST INTO THURSDAY. BACKLASH FROM THIS SYSTEM WILL BE FELT
ACROSS OUR REGION 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.

&&

VAZ047-230930-
BUCKINGHAM-
331 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          42           65           40           67           
MAX/MIN RH %          83           46           88           44           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  6        NW  4        NW  6        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  3        NW  9G18     LGT/VAR      W  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       0                                                   
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                                
PRECIP END            9 PM                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3260                      2530         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 21                     W  7         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 68460                     17710        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3            4            
ADI EARLY             61 GOOD      45 GEN GOOD  32 FAIR      15 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  50 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  19 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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