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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
939 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.DISCUSSION...
WE WILL REMAIN IN A MUGGY AND VERY WARM AIRMASS THROUGH THE
WEEK...DESPITE A COUPLE OF WEAK FRONTS MOVING ACROSS. THERE WILL
BE A THREAT OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EACH DAY.

VAZ018-020915-
CRAIG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW CASTLE
939 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            40           40           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          66           88           63           83           
MAX/MIN RH %          88           46           96           49           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  3         W  3         W  3         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  3         W  7         LGT/VAR      W  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.04         0.05         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                    2            1                         
PRECIP BEGIN                       8 AM         CONTINUING                
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   2 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7410                      7390         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 17                      SW  2        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 125970                    14780        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            3            3            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             43 GEN GOOD  50 GEN GOOD  69 GOOD      36 FAIR      
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  73 GOOD      10 POOR      34 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...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. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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