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

.DISCUSSION...
SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW INDUCED BY A PERSISTENT BERMUDA HIGH WILL 
MAINTAIN WARM AND MUGGY CONDITIONS THROUGH MUCH OF THIS WEEK. 
SERIES OF SHORTWAVES WILL CREATE PERIODIC CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
TODAY INTO TONIGHT. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE PASSING ACROSS THE REGION 
ON TUESDAY WILL RESULT IN MORE WIDESPREAD WETTING RAINFALL. WINDS WILL 
REMAIN LIGHT...AND AFTERNOON RH VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE 
40 PERCENT MOST LOCATIONS THROUGH MIDWEEK.

VAZ032-012130-
PATRICK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STUART
420 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           20           20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          89           65           91           
MIN/MAX RH %          45           91           48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  5         LGT/VAR      SW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.01         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            0            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   2 PM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   11 PM        CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7090                      7310         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 18                      SW 14        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    127620                    102340       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            2            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5            
ADI EARLY             51 GEN GOOD  49 GEN GOOD  36 FAIR      
ADI LATE              81 GOOD      2 VERY POOR  46 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...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 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 UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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