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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
351 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH LATER TONIGHT RESULTING IN
WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE THROUGH SUNDAY.

THERE IS ANOTHER SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS ACROSS SOUTHERN VIRGINIA 
AND NORTHERN NORTH CAROLINA ON TUESDAY NIGHT. AFTER THAT DRY WEATHER 
IS EXPECTED WITH NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES THROUGH SATURDAY. THE NEXT
SIGNIFICANT COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE ON SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY WITH A
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.

WVZ044-160930-
MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...UNION
351 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           20           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          55           72           49           68           
MAX/MIN RH %          90           55           95           57           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      W  4         NW  3        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  4         NW  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING                             
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5450                      5390         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 14                     S  7         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 76300                     37730        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  23 FAIR      38 FAIR      14 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              7 POOR       47 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  26 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            5            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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