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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
350 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDED FROM OFF THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST TO
SOUTHERN GEORGIA THIS AFTERNOON WITH HIGH PRESSURE WEDGED FROM
NEW JERSEY INTO THE WESTERN CAROLINAS. LITTLE CHANGE IN THE
WEATHER PATTERN IS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT. SATURDAY THE WEDGE ERODES
AND THE COASTAL FRONT REMAINS TO THE SOUTHEAST THROUGH SUNDAY.

WEAK HIGH PRESSURE COULD BRING DRIER CONDITIONS FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE NORTH ON WEDNESDAY AND 
THURSDAY. THIS WILL RESULT IN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
MAINLY EACH AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

VAZ007-020930-
TAZEWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TAZEWELL
350 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           40           40           40           
MIN/MAX TEMP          58           76           56           78           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          63           100          55           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)E  3         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.07         0.08         0.13         0.05         
PRECIP DURATION       3            2            2            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5490                      6790         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  3                      NW  3        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 16470                     20370        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            3            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             37 FAIR      9 POOR       6 VERY POOR  6 VERY POOR  
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  11 POOR      0 VERY POOR  12 POOR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            8            7            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        7            4            9            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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