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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
939 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.DISCUSSION...
WE WILL REMAIN IN A MUGGY AND VERY WARM AIRMASS THROUGH THE
WEEK...DESPITE A COUPLE OF WEAK FRONTS MOVING ACROSS. THERE WILL
BE A THREAT OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EACH DAY.

NCZ002-020915-
ALLEGHANY NC-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPARTA
939 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            40           40           30           
MIN/MAX TEMP          63           83           63           82           
MAX/MIN RH %          91           53           93           53           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  3        W  3         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      W  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.04         0.04         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION                    1            1            1            
PRECIP BEGIN                       1 PM         CONTINUING   2 PM         
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   1 AM         6 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6370                      6980         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 12                     W  3         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 76440                     20940        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            3            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             37 FAIR      41 GEN GOOD  24 FAIR      32 FAIR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  44 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  36 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS AND A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND
80. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
66 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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