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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
349 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.DISCUSSION...
ANOTHER COLD NIGHT WITH BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BE NORTHEAST OF THE REGION THURSDAY. TEMPERATURES
WILL MODERATE...BUT THE EASTERLY FLOW AROUND THIS HIGH WILL TEMPER
ANY SIGNIFICANT WARMUP AND TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN BELOW NORMAL.

THE REGION WILL STAY IN A MAINLY DRY PATTERN ALTHOUGH A STORM
SYSTEM OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY WILL BRING
SOME INCREASE IN MOISTURE AND MAINLY IN THE FORM OF CLOUDS.

THE PATTERN WILL BE STAYING IN A COOLER REGIME WITH GENERALLY HIGH
PRESSURE TO THE NORTH OF US.

VAZ047-170930-
BUCKINGHAM-
349 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          27           58           33           56           
MAX/MIN RH %          95           34           100          45           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  4        NE  5        E  4         NE  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      E  6         NE  4        NE  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3440                      2050         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 12                      SE  7        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 41280                     14350        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      39 FAIR      46 GEN GOOD  17 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  61 GOOD      9 POOR       15 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            6            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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