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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
423 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.DISCUSSION...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS SOUTHEAST TODAY...THEN MOVES OFF THE
SOUTHEAST COAST BY SATURDAY. THE DRY AIR WILL BE SHORT LIVED AS
THE FLOW TURNS MORE SOUTHWEST SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY AHEAD OF THE
NEXT STORM SYSTEM. THIS NEXT FRONT SHOULD PROVIDE A SHARP CHANGE
IN AIRMASS NEXT WEEK. AHEAD OF IT THOUGH...THE SYSTEM WILL BRING A
GOOD THREAT OF STORMS TO THE REGION SUNDAY...AND POSSIBLY MONDAY
BEFORE THE FRONT MOVES THROUGH.

NCZ002-252130-
ALLEGHANY NC-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPARTA
423 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          75           61           82           
MIN/MAX RH %          64           96           53           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SE  5        LGT/VAR      SW  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4820                      4330         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  9                     W  9         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    43380                     38970        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2            
ADI EARLY             18 GEN POOR  21 FAIR      33 FAIR      
ADI LATE              22 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  38 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            5            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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