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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
347 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.DISCUSSION...
WARM FRONT LIFTS NORTH OVER US TODAY WITH LITTLE PRECIPITATION.
WINDS ALOFT INCREASE FROM THE WEST WHICH WILL BRING WARMER
TEMPERATURES TODAY. A COMPLEX OF STORMS WILL FORM ACROSS THE OHIO
VALLEY THIS EVENING AND MOVE TOWARD OUR MOUNTAINS BY SUNDAY
MORNING. SUNDAY WILL BE ACTIVE WITH A COLD FRONT MOVING IN TOWARD
THE CENTRAL APPALACHIANS WITH GOOD COVERAGE OF STORMS OVER THE
MOUNTAINS AND SHENANDOAH VALLEY. THE FRONT WILL USHER IN COOLER
WEATHER AFTER MONDAY.

VAZ032-262130-
PATRICK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STUART
347 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          89           66           90           
MIN/MAX RH %          45           98           44           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  4        W  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  4        W  3         SW  7G18     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.03         
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    11 AM        
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6200                      5560         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  7                     SW 25        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    43400                     139000       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             28 FAIR      36 FAIR      18 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              43 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  76 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            3            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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