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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
316 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A WEAK DRY FRONT WILL PASS OVER THE REGION THIS WEEKEND. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION SUNDAY...KEEPING THE AREA DRY
THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR RAIN WILL COME WITH
A COLD FRONT ON WEDNESDAY.

&&

VAZ058-240930-
HALIFAX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH BOSTON
316 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          40           71           42           71           
MAX/MIN RH %          85           34           84           38           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      W  4         NW  3        W  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3630                      2950         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  5                     W  9         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 18150                     26550        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            5            5            4            
ADI EARLY             42 GEN GOOD  9 POOR       13 GEN POOR  7 POOR       
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  20 GEN POOR  2 VERY POOR  25 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. 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 35 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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