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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.

NCZ018-252130-
WATAUGA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOONE
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          77           57           82           
MIN/MAX RH %          62           100          47           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  4         LGT/VAR      W  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5630                      4940         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE 10                     W  9         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    56300                     44460        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            2            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             13 GEN POOR  26 FAIR      31 FAIR      
ADI LATE              28 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  39 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           6            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        3            9            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 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 59 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM
RH 53 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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