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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
417 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.DISCUSSION...

DRY HIGH PRESSURE WEDGED ALONG THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE
APPALACHIANS WILL REMAIN IN PLACE TODAY BEFORE SLIDING TO THE
SOUTH TONIGHT. THIS WILL MAINTAIN MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES ALONG WITH
SLIGHTLY COOLER THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES AGAIN TODAY. WARMER
TEMPERATURES AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR A WIDESPREAD WETTING RAIN WILL BE
SUNDAY.

VAZ017-272130-
FLOYD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLOYD
417 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          81           60           84           
MIN/MAX RH %          48           100          51           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) N  3         NW  4        NW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                 0            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    3 PM         
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3830                      5080         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  7                      NW  5        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    26810                     25400        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            2            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            
ADI EARLY             11 POOR      5 VERY POOR  19 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              23 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  20 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           6            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            9            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM
RH 62 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM
RH 62 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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