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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
408 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE TODAY. A DEEPENING TROUGH OF 
LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON...CROSS THE 
REGION TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY...AND THEN STALL AND TRANSITION INTO 
AN UPPER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ACROSS THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION BY 
WEDNESDAY. FOR OUR REGION THIS SERIES OF EVENTS WILL RESULT IN 
INCREASED CHANCES OF SHOWERS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS 
AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS.

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WVZ044-202115-
MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...UNION
408 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            40           60           
MAX/MIN TEMP          62           44           56           
MIN/MAX RH %          45           96           68           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  5        W  5         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  7        W  5         W  8         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.06         0.10         
PRECIP DURATION                    2            6            
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4850                      5870         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 15                     NW 25        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    72750                     146750       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            2            
ADI EARLY             7 POOR       32 FAIR      43 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              48 GEN GOOD  7 POOR       78 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            3            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM
RH 72 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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