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

.DISCUSSION...
WE WILL REMAIN IN A MUGGY AND VERY WARM AIRMASS THROUGH THE
WEEK...DESPITE A COUPLE OF WEAK FRONTS MOVING ACROSS. THERE WILL
BE A THREAT OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EACH DAY.

VAZ033-020915-
FRANKLIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKY MOUNT
939 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            30           30           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          66           93           66           89           
MAX/MIN RH %          92           43           88           48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  3        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      W  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.03         0.03         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                    1            1                         
PRECIP BEGIN                       12 PM        CONTINUING                
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   1 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6750                      7460         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 14                      S  3         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 94500                     22380        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            3            3            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      40 FAIR      47 GEN GOOD  31 FAIR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  64 GOOD      3 VERY POOR  34 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 59 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 UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 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 UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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