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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
355 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN CENTERED OVER THE EAST
COAST THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. LIKEWISE...COOL HIGH
PRESSURE WILL SETTLE OVER THE REGION THROUGH WEDNESDAY. DURING THE
LATTER HALF OF THE WEEK AND HEADING INTO THE WEEKEND...THE UPPER
TROUGH WILL RETROGRADE WESTWARD...AND ALLOW FOR AN INCREASE IN
MOISTURE...MODERATING TEMPERATURES...AND POTENTIAL FOR SHOWERS
AND STORMS

VAZ033-290915-
FRANKLIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKY MOUNT
355 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          57           79           53           83           
MAX/MIN RH %          95           40           92           35           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  8        NW  3        NW  3        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  3        NW  4        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6500                      7370         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  8                     W  5         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 52000                     36850        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            5            
ADI EARLY             65 GOOD      21 FAIR      21 FAIR      24 FAIR      
ADI LATE              7 POOR       37 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  39 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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