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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1244 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH OUR AREA BY EARLY THIS 
AFTERNOON. STRONG TRANSPORT WINDS AT 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE MOUNTAINS
CAN BE EXPECTED TODAY...BEFORE DIMINISHING THIS EVENING.

IN THE WAKE OF THIS FRONT...DRY CONDITIONS...LOWER HUMIDITY LEVELS
AND COOLER TEMPERATURES WILL BE FELT THROUGH THURSDAY.
RAIN CHANCES AND HUMIDITY LEVELS INCREASE LATE IN THE WEEK AND INTO 
THE WEEKEND...AS ATLANTIC MOISTURE IS PULLED INTO OUR AREA AND A 
SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL SYSTEMS MOVE OVER OUR REGION
FROM THE SOUTH.

VAZ019-282115-
ALLEGHANY VA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON
1244 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           20           0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          79           53           75           
MIN/MAX RH %          43           97           43           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W 12G24      NW  7G18     NW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW 12G23     NW  3        NW  5        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       0            1                         
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   12 AM                     
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7190                      7230         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 24                     NW 12        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    172560                    86760        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             92 GOOD      72 GOOD      61 GOOD      
ADI LATE              91 GOOD      13 GEN POOR  57 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. EAST 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 62 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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