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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1120 PM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...

BACKDOOR FRONT NEAR THE VIRGINIA/NORTH CAROLINA BORDER IS
FORECAST TO DRIFT INTO NORTHERN NORTH CAROLINA OVERNIGHT
AND STALL. THIS FRONT WILL THEN BEGIN TO LIFT BACK NORTH AS
A WARM FRONT LATE FRIDAY.  ISOLATED SHOWERS AND STORMS ARE
POSSIBLE ALONG THE FRONT. 

A BETTER CHANCE OF SHOWERS/STORMS IS POSSIBLE SUNDAY AND MONDAY... 
COURTESY OF A STRONG UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM THAT WILL CROSS THE 
AREA FROM THE SOUTHWEST.

NCZ002-291000-
ALLEGHANY NC-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPARTA
1120 PM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          59           81           63           81           
MAX/MIN RH %          97           59           94           49           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SE  4        LGT/VAR      S  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4090                      5770         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  9                     S  9         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 36810                     51930        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            2            2            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            5            
ADI EARLY             16 GEN POOR  22 FAIR      24 FAIR      9 POOR       
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  24 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  37 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            8            5            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        7            3            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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