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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
434 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK WEDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALONG THE MID ATLANTIC COAST WILL
CONTINUE TO ERODE TODAY...ALLOWING WINDS TO SHIFT MORE SOUTHERLY. 
WINDS WILL REMAIN LIGHT...WITH PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES 
EXPECTED THROUGH THE DAY AREAWIDE. SPOTTY SHOWERS AND A FEW STORMS 
WILL ALSO DEVELOP WITH AFTERNOON HEATING. 

A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE NORTHWEST WEDNESDAY... 
AND PUSH THROUGH THE AREA THURSDAY...RESULTING IN MORE WIDESPREAD 
COVERAGE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

NCZ004-222130-
STOKES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DANBURY
434 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           40           40           
MAX/MIN TEMP          84           68           91           
MIN/MAX RH %          68           100          51           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)E  3         E  3         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  4         LGT/VAR      SW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.04         0.04         
PRECIP DURATION       5            3            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   1 PM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   4 AM         CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3960                      5440         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E 13                      SW 12        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    51480                     65280        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  23 FAIR      13 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              30 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  33 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            7            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            9            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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