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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
915 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A MORE HUMID AIRMASS WILL BE IN PLACE THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. A
STRONG UPPER SYSTEM WILL PUSH ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY SUNDAY WITH
SHOWERS AND STORMS MAINLY IMPACTING THE MOUNTAINS WITH A MORE
SCATTERED THREAT OVER THE PIEDMONT. FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK THE AREA
WILL SEE A SUMMER LIKE PATTERN WITH SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON AND WARMER THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES. A COLD FRONT WILL
CROSS OVER THE REGION BY MID WEEK...WITH POTENTIALLY DRIER AIR
ARRIVING THURSDAY.

VAZ007-310915-
TAZEWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TAZEWELL
915 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           50           60           40           
MIN/MAX TEMP          63           82           62           85           
MAX/MIN RH %          97           56           100          52           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  4         SW  4        SW  5        SW  5        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  4        SW  6        SW  5        W  7         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.14         0.10         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION       1            3            3            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          9 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5430                      6950         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 10                     W 16         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 54300                     111200       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   2            3            3            2            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             53 GEN GOOD  36 FAIR      30 FAIR      45 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD  7 POOR       61 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            5            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            3            7            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM
RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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