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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
355 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN CENTERED OVER THE EAST
COAST THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. LIKEWISE...COOL HIGH
PRESSURE WILL SETTLE OVER THE REGION THROUGH WEDNESDAY. DURING THE
LATTER HALF OF THE WEEK AND HEADING INTO THE WEEKEND...THE UPPER
TROUGH WILL RETROGRADE WESTWARD...AND ALLOW FOR AN INCREASE IN
MOISTURE...MODERATING TEMPERATURES...AND POTENTIAL FOR SHOWERS
AND STORMS

VAZ014-290915-
MONTGOMERY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLACKSBURG
355 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          52           74           47           78           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          48           100          40           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  8        NW  3        NW  3        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  4        NW  6        LGT/VAR      W  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6340                      7820         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 12                     W  7         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 76080                     54740        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            5            
ADI EARLY             69 GOOD      27 FAIR      20 GEN POOR  19 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              9 POOR       46 GEN GOOD  1 VERY POOR  51 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            9            6            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        8            2            10           2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
61 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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