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

.DISCUSSION...

A WEAK STATIONARY FRONT TO THE SOUTH WILL LIFT BACK NORTH THROUGH
THE REGION AS A WARM FRONT OVERNIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY. THIS 
WILL BRING INCREASING MOISTURE LEVELS BACK INTO THE AREA ALONG WITH
THE POTENTIAL FOR A FEW BANDS OF SHOWERS AND STORMS OVERNIGHT. 

HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL REMAIN IN CONTROL OVER THE WEEKEND INTO NEXT
WEEK WITH AFTERNOON SHOWERS POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY ON SUNDAY INTO MONDAY
AS DEEPER MOISTURE WORKS NORTHWARD AROUND THE UPPER RIDGE. THE BEST 
CHANCES FOR RAINFALL WILL BE OVER THE MOUNTAINS.

VAZ033-300915-
FRANKLIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKY MOUNT
754 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           20           0            40           
MIN/MAX TEMP          64           89           66           89           
MAX/MIN RH %          97           46           98           52           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)E  3         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  4         LGT/VAR      SW  5        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.03         
PRECIP DURATION       1            0                         1            
PRECIP BEGIN          10 PM        2 PM                      2 PM         
PRECIP END            3 AM         5 PM                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4930                      5900         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 12                      S 15         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 59160                     88500        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            2            2            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             20 GEN POOR  13 GEN POOR  30 FAIR      17 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  43 GEN GOOD  1 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            7            4            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            7            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 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 UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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