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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
338 PM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE REGION TONIGHT. HIGH 
PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN BEHIND THE FRONT ON SUNDAY WITH A STRONG 
WEDGE REMAINING IN PLACE THROUGH TUESDAY. DRIER...COOLER AIR TO FILTER
INTO THE REGION FROM THE EAST FOR SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. 

BY MID WEEK A FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM A LOW OVER THE MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY
INTO THE MID ATLANTIC REGION. THE CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL RETURN
ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AS TEMPERATURES CLIMB BACK ABOVE NORMAL AND MOISTURE
INCREASES.

VAZ012-240915-
WYTHE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WYTHEVILLE
338 PM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           40           20           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          64           78           56           76           
MAX/MIN RH %          96           62           100          55           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  3         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      E  5         LGT/VAR      E  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.09         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            1                         
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4280                      4540         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 13                      E  9         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 55640                     40860        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   2            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            2            
ADI EARLY             25 FAIR      26 FAIR      24 FAIR      26 FAIR      
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  32 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  33 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            8            6            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        8            3            7            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS AROUND 80.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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