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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1027 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...
CLUSTERS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO PROGRESS
ACROSS THE REGION FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST. THIS PATTERN WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY. BY SUNDAY...A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE THROUGH THE AREA AND BE ON OUR WESTERN FRINGES. AFTER THIS
TIME...PRECIPITATION COVERAGE AND INTENSITY WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE
AS DRIER HIGH PRESSURE WORKS ITS WAY INTO THE AREA BY EARLY NEXT
WEEK.

VAZ034-222145-
BEDFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BEDFORD
1027 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     90           50           40           
MAX/MIN TEMP          84           65           86           
MIN/MAX RH %          61           100          58           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      W  5         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.15         0.19         0.10         
PRECIP DURATION       7            2            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5520                      5960         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 26                     SE  2        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    143520                    11920        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   3            4            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             22 FAIR      63 GOOD      6 VERY POOR  
ADI LATE              75 GOOD      2 VERY POOR  11 POOR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            5            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
84 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG THROUGH THE
NIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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