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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.

NCZ019-280915-
WILKES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WILKESBORO
335 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     60           0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           84           57           79           
MAX/MIN RH %          85           46           96           46           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  8         W  9G18      NW  5        NW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  9         W 11G18      LGT/VAR      N  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.10         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       3                                                   
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                                
PRECIP END            6 AM                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6800                      7490         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 17                     NW  8        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 115600                    59920        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      POOR                      
LAL                   4            2            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             41 GEN GOOD  70 GOOD      55 GEN GOOD  56 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              9 POOR       72 GOOD      4 VERY POOR  44 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            5            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            6            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM
RH 62 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM
RH 67 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM
RH 69 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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