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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
335 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.DISCUSSION...
UPPER DISTURBANCES WILL CONTINUE TO WORK ACROSS THE AREA THIS
EVENING IN ADVANCE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT THAT WILL BE
ARRIVING FROM THE NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. THESE FEATURES MAY
TRIGGER STRONG TO POTENTIALLY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS INTO EARLY
TONIGHT. THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION BY EARLY
MONDAY...RESULTING IN COOLER WEATHER INTO THE MIDDLE OF THE WORK
WEEK.

NCZ018-280915-
WATAUGA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOONE
335 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     60           30           20           20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           73           52           72           
MAX/MIN RH %          89           58           100          54           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W 11G20      W 14G24      NW 10G21     NW  6        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W 12G21      W 15G25      NW  5        NW  8        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.27         0.02         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       5            1            1            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6200                      7520         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 22                     NW 10        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 136400                    75200        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  GOOD                      FAIR                      
LAL                   4            2            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      84 GOOD      55 GEN GOOD  43 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              16 GEN POOR  83 GOOD      10 POOR      39 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            5            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            3            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
MINIMUM RH 75 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
MINIMUM RH 75 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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