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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
343 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.

NCZ018-020915-
WATAUGA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOONE
343 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          62           82           61           80           
MAX/MIN RH %          91           56           98           57           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  3         W  4         W  3         NW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      W  6         LGT/VAR      NW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.05         0.07         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION                    2            2            1            
PRECIP BEGIN                       12 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6450                      6790         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 10                      W  3         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 64500                     20370        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            3            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            4            
ADI EARLY             30 FAIR      33 FAIR      33 FAIR      26 FAIR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  34 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  27 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            5            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            6            3            

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 IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 59 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 IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. NORTHWEST 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
65 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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