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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
439 AM EDT TUE OCT 7 2014

.DISCUSSION...
EXPECT MORE SHOWER ACTIVITY FOR TUESDAY AS SUBTLE DISTURBANCES PASS 
ACROSS THE AREA. RAINFALL WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS 
AND SCATTERED FURTHER EAST TUESDAY EVENING AS A STRONG DISTURBANCE AND 
ASSOCIATED SURFACE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM PASS WEST OF THE AREA. THE LOW 
PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DRAG A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE AREA ON WEDNESDAY 
THAT WILL BRING A RETURN OF DRY WEATHER THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING AS 
HIGH PRESSURE PASSES OVERHEAD FOR THE COAST. MORE RAINFALL IS EXPECTED 
FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT SINKS ACROSS THE AREA.

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WVZ045-072130-
GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEWISBURG...QUINWOOD...DUO...RAINELLE
439 AM EDT TUE OCT 7 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     70           90           40           
MAX/MIN TEMP          67           49           70           
MIN/MAX RH %          59           98           46           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  3         SW  7G22     W  6G20      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  6        W  5G18      W 10G22      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.22         0.37         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION       6            9            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   2 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6100                      5090         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 28                     W 24         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    170800                    122160       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               FAIR                      
LAL                   3            3            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             34 FAIR      73 GOOD      67 GOOD      
ADI LATE              82 GOOD      10 POOR      75 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            5            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            7            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS
AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 78 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 73 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
71 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
72 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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