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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
352 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A BERMUDA HIGH WILL PROVIDE OUR REGION WITH A WARM AND HUMID 
AIRMASS THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. A STRONG UPPER SYSTEM WILL PUSH 
ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY TODAY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS 
MAINLY IMPACTING THE MOUNTAINS WITH A MORE SCATTERED THREAT OVER
THE PIEDMONT. FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK...SUMMER LIKE PATTERN CONTINUES 
WITH SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON AND WARMER THAN NORMAL 
TEMPERATURES. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS OVER THE REGION BY MID WEEK...WITH 
POTENTIALLY DRIER AIR ARRIVING THURSDAY.

VAZ043-312115-
HENRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARTINSVILLE
352 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           30           20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          85           69           89           
MIN/MAX RH %          61           94           49           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  5        LGT/VAR      W  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.06         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            2            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          7 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3970                      5600         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 13                     W 10         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    51610                     56000        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            2            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             15 GEN POOR  21 FAIR      23 FAIR      
ADI LATE              34 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  32 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           5            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM
RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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