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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
423 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.DISCUSSION...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS SOUTHEAST TODAY...THEN MOVES OFF THE
SOUTHEAST COAST BY SATURDAY. THE DRY AIR WILL BE SHORT LIVED AS
THE FLOW TURNS MORE SOUTHWEST SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY AHEAD OF THE
NEXT STORM SYSTEM. THIS NEXT FRONT SHOULD PROVIDE A SHARP CHANGE
IN AIRMASS NEXT WEEK. AHEAD OF IT THOUGH...THE SYSTEM WILL BRING A
GOOD THREAT OF STORMS TO THE REGION SUNDAY...AND POSSIBLY MONDAY
BEFORE THE FRONT MOVES THROUGH.

VAZ034-252130-
BEDFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BEDFORD
423 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          83           63           90           
MIN/MAX RH %          47           100          43           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  3        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SE  3        LGT/VAR      SW  5        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5450                      5570         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  6                      SW 12        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    32700                     66840        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            
ADI EARLY             20 GEN POOR  30 FAIR      41 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              27 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  38 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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