Pulaski County Requested Product
Printer Friendly Version

FNUS51 KRNK 030124
FWFRNK

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
924 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.DISCUSSION...

FIRE WEATHER THREATS WILL REMAIN MINIMAL AS A WARM AND HUMID AIR MASS
CONTINUES ACROSS THE REGION OVER AT LEAST THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. WINDS
WILL BE GENERALLY LIGHT AND RELATIVE HUMIDITIES QUITE HIGH THROUGH
THE PERIOD AS A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT MAINTAINS A VERY SUMMER LIKE
PATTERN WITH SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE. A COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE
OVER THE WEEKEND WITH MORE SHOWERS POSSIBLE.

VAZ013-030915-
PULASKI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RADFORD...PULASKI
924 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           20           20           20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          62           84           62           85           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          49           97           53           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  4         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      N  4         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.31         0.02         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       4            0            1            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6070                      6410         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  7                     SW  8        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 42490                     51280        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            2            2            2            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            4            
ADI EARLY             52 GEN GOOD  26 FAIR      10 POOR      18 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  30 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  39 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            9            4            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM
RH 66 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

Site specific forecasts for wildfires and prescribed burns may be obtained by contacting the National Weather Service in Blacksburg, VA at (540) 552-0084 or by submitting a Spot Request over the Internet.

Note: Please review the Request Procedures before submitting a request. Certain limitations apply.