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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
421 AM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL RESIDE OVER THE EASTERN 
UNITED STATES THROUGH WEDNESDAY...KEEPING TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL 
AND GENERATING WIDELY SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE MOUNTAINS.
AS THE UPPER LEVEL TROUGH SHIFTS WEST ON THURSDAY AND INTO THE 
WEEKEND...LOW LEVEL WINDS BECOME SOUTHERLY...INCREASING MOISTURE 
AND MODERATING TEMPERATURES. THE POTENTIAL FOR SHOWERS AND
STORMS WILL ALSO INCREASE.

VAZ019-292130-
ALLEGHANY VA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON
421 AM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          75           51           79           
MIN/MAX RH %          41           98           40           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      NW  4        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  5         LGT/VAR      W  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7550                      7870         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 12                      W  8         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    90600                     62960        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            
ADI EARLY             29 FAIR      53 GEN GOOD  27 FAIR      
ADI LATE              61 GOOD      3 VERY POOR  36 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            4            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            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 UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 58 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 61 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 63 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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