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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
432 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...

THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS
THIS MORNING AS A COOL FRONT DRIFTS ACROSS THE AREA. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY
AS THIS WEAK FRONT STALLS ACROSS THE AREA. THE FRONT WILL THEN
LIFT NORTH OF THE AREA ON SATURDAY BRINGING WARMER TEMPERATURES
AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. A GREATER CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE SUNDAY.

VAZ024-282115-
ROCKBRIDGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA
432 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          87           59           87           
MIN/MAX RH %          48           96           48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5850                      5110         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  6                      S  6         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    35100                     30660        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            2            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             14 GEN POOR  7 POOR       16 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              31 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  21 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            5            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM
RH 54 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 MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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