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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
343 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.DISCUSSION...

FIRE WEATHER THREATS WILL REMAIN MINIMAL AS A WARM AND HUMID AIR MASS
CONTINUES ACROSS THE REGION OVER AT LEAST THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. WINDS
WILL BE GENERALLY LIGHT AND RELATIVE HUMIDITIES QUITE HIGH THROUGH
THE PERIOD AS A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT MAINTAINS A VERY SUMMER LIKE
PATTERN WITH SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE. A COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE
OVER THE WEEKEND WITH MORE SHOWERS POSSIBLE.

VAZ032-030915-
PATRICK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STUART
343 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           20           30           30           
MIN/MAX TEMP          66           85           65           87           
MAX/MIN RH %          94           53           95           59           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  4         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.05         0.05         0.05         
PRECIP DURATION       2            1            2            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         1 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            3 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6210                      5430         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  5                     S  9         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 31050                     48870        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            2            2            3            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             28 FAIR      14 GEN POOR  14 GEN POOR  16 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  19 GEN POOR  2 VERY POOR  28 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            7            4            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM
RH 70 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
70 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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