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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
331 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

.DISCUSSION...
LOW PRESSURE ALONG THE SOUTHEAST COAST WILL DRIFT SLOWLY EAST AND 
OFFSHORE OVERNIGHT INTO SUNDAY. THIS SHOULD ALLOW ANY RESIDUAL 
RAINFALL ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE VIRGINIA/NORTH CAROLINA BORDER
TO TAPER OFF LATER TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN ALONG
THE MID ATLANTIC COAST ON SUNDAY PROVIDING A DRIER EASTERLY FLOW
INTO SUNDAY NIGHT. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY TURN MORE SOUTHWEST 
MONDAY AND INCREASE ON TUESDAY AS THE HIGH SLIDES EAST AND THE
NEXT COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. MOISTURE ASSOCIATED
WITH THIS FRONT WILL BRING THE NEXT CHANCE OF WETTING RAINFALL 
IN THE FORM OF SHOWERS AND STORMS TUESDAY AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE
ALONG WITH GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND MUCH DRIER AIR FOLLOWS THE 
FRONT ON THURSDAY.

VAZ007-200930-
TAZEWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TAZEWELL
331 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          42           70           41           74           
MAX/MIN RH %          74           25           78           35           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)E  6         E  8G17      SE  5        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  7G18      E  7         SE  3        W  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5350                      5960         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE 13                     W 10         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 69550                     59600        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             58 GEN GOOD  51 GEN GOOD  40 FAIR      25 FAIR      
ADI LATE              31 FAIR      51 GEN GOOD  9 POOR       32 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            2            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            1            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
43 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM
RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 91 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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