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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.

VAZ013-290915-
PULASKI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RADFORD...PULASKI
342 PM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            20           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          58           85           60           86           
MAX/MIN RH %          97           54           100          45           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N  3         LGT/VAR      SE  3        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SE  5        LGT/VAR      S  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                 1                         
PRECIP BEGIN                                    6 PM                      
PRECIP END                                      12 AM                     
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6120                      6970         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  9                      S 10         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 55080                     69700        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            2            2            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      32 FAIR      29 FAIR      20 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              0 VERY POOR  33 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  49 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            7            4            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        7            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 65 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 MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 55 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 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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