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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1009 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.DISCUSSION...
WARM FRONT LIFTS NORTH OVER US THIS AFTERNOON WITH LITTLE PRECIPITATION.
WINDS ALOFT INCREASE FROM THE WEST WHICH WILL BRING WARMER
TEMPERATURES. A COMPLEX OF STORMS WILL FORM ACROSS THE OHIO
VALLEY THIS EVENING AND MOVE TOWARD OUR MOUNTAINS BY SUNDAY
MORNING. SUNDAY WILL BE ACTIVE WITH A COLD FRONT MOVING IN TOWARD
THE CENTRAL APPALACHIANS WITH GOOD COVERAGE OF STORMS OVER THE
MOUNTAINS AND SHENANDOAH VALLEY. THE FRONT WILL USHER IN COOLER
WEATHER AFTER MONDAY.

VAZ013-262115-
PULASKI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RADFORD...PULASKI
1009 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            40           
MAX/MIN TEMP          87           64           88           
MIN/MAX RH %          43           100          48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  4        W  4         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  5         W  3         SW  8        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.18         
PRECIP DURATION                                 2            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    6 AM         
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5640                      4880         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  7                     SW 29        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    39480                     141520       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            2            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            
ADI EARLY             29 FAIR      31 FAIR      35 FAIR      
ADI LATE              41 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  83 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           3            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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