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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
959 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A WEAK FRONT WILL BE STATIONARY FROM NORTH CAROLINA TO MISSOURI
TODAY. THIS FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH INTO THE OHIO VALLEY TONIGHT. A
STRONGER SYSTEM WILL BRING A BETTER THREAT FOR SHOWERS AND STORMS
FOR SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

THE SYSTEM ON SUNDAY MAY ALSO PICK UP AN AREA OF TROPICAL MOISTURE FROM
GULF OF MEXICO...ENHANCING THE PROBABILITY OF WIDESPREAD RAINFALL ON SUNDAY
NIGHT.

NCZ003-292115-
SURRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOBSON
959 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          85           63           89           
MIN/MAX RH %          58           100          51           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  4         LGT/VAR      S  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                    1                         
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 PM                      
PRECIP END                         4 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4390                      5380         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  7                     S 12         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    30730                     64560        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            2            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             27 FAIR      18 GEN POOR  22 FAIR      
ADI LATE              27 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  47 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            7            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        3            10           1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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