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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
429 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL AGAIN WEDGE SOUTH ALONG THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE
APPALACHIANS THROUGH THURSDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT ARRIVES LATER
FRIDAY FOLLOWED BY MUCH COOLER AIR FOR THE WEEKEND. THIS FRONT WILL
BRING A ROUND OF SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY A FEW THUNDERSTORMS.

VAZ047-022115-
BUCKINGHAM-
429 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          78           57           79           
MIN/MAX RH %          57           100          59           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  6         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    6 AM         
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4270                      3680         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  1                     S 20         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    4270                      73600        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             7 POOR       9 POOR       10 POOR      
ADI LATE              12 POOR      2 VERY POOR  62 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           6            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        3            9            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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