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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
959 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A WEAK FRONT WILL BE STATIONARY FROM NORTH CAROLINA TO MISSOURI
TODAY. THIS FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH INTO THE OHIO VALLEY TONIGHT. A
STRONGER SYSTEM WILL BRING A BETTER THREAT FOR SHOWERS AND STORMS
FOR SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

THE SYSTEM ON SUNDAY MAY ALSO PICK UP AN AREA OF TROPICAL MOISTURE FROM
GULF OF MEXICO...ENHANCING THE PROBABILITY OF WIDESPREAD RAINFALL ON SUNDAY
NIGHT.

VAZ033-292115-
FRANKLIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKY MOUNT
959 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          84           64           89           
MIN/MAX RH %          53           95           50           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  4         LGT/VAR      S  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                    1                         
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 PM                      
PRECIP END                         6 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4100                      5330         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  7                     S 10         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    28700                     53300        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            2            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             20 GEN POOR  18 GEN POOR  20 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              20 GEN POOR  3 VERY POOR  43 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            6            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY 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. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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