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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.

&&

VAZ059-230930-
CHARLOTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KEYSVILLE
331 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          42           66           39           68           
MAX/MIN RH %          87           45           87           43           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  5        W  4         NW  6        W  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  3        NW  9G17     W  3         W  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1                                                   
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                                
PRECIP END            10 PM                                               
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3310                      2810         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 20                     W  8         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 66200                     22480        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             72 GOOD      37 FAIR      33 FAIR      9 POOR       
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  49 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  22 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            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 47 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. WEST 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 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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