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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
342 PM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...

BACKDOOR FRONT IS EXPECTED TO SLOW AND STALL OVER NORTH CAROLINA
TONIGHT...THEN LIFT TO THE NORTH ACROSS OUR AREA AGAIN FRIDAY.
WEATHER WITH THIS FEATURE WILL BE VERY WARM WITH DRIER AIR
FILTERING INTO THE NORTHERN PORTIONS OF OUR AREA TONIGHT. SHOWERS
AND STORMS WILL BE ISOLATED FROM THE NC/VA BORDER SOUTH INTO THIS
EVENING...WITH ISOLATED STORMS AGAIN OVER MAINLY THE MOUNTAINS
SATURDAY AFTERNOON. A STRONGER UPPER SYSTEM MOVES IN SUNDAY WITH A
BETTER THREAT OF SHOWERS AND STORMS.

VAZ012-290915-
WYTHE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WYTHEVILLE
342 PM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           20           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          57           85           61           85           
MAX/MIN RH %          97           56           100          46           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  3        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SE  5        LGT/VAR      S  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                    1            1                         
PRECIP BEGIN                       1 PM         CONTINUING                
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   11 PM                     
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6610                      7070         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  9                      S  9         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 59490                     63630        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            3            3            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             30 FAIR      29 FAIR      34 FAIR      25 FAIR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  32 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  36 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            6            4            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            8            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 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 59 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND
80. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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