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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
350 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDED FROM OFF THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST TO
SOUTHERN GEORGIA THIS AFTERNOON WITH HIGH PRESSURE WEDGED FROM
NEW JERSEY INTO THE WESTERN CAROLINAS. LITTLE CHANGE IN THE
WEATHER PATTERN IS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT. SATURDAY THE WEDGE ERODES
AND THE COASTAL FRONT REMAINS TO THE SOUTHEAST THROUGH SUNDAY.

WEAK HIGH PRESSURE COULD BRING DRIER CONDITIONS FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE NORTH ON WEDNESDAY AND 
THURSDAY. THIS WILL RESULT IN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
MAINLY EACH AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

VAZ043-020930-
HENRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARTINSVILLE
350 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     50           40           50           30           
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           76           61           83           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          76           100          59           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  3        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.18         0.11         0.16         0.12         
PRECIP DURATION       4            2            2            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3830                      3710         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  6                      SE  5        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 22980                     18550        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            3            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          2            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             33 FAIR      20 GEN POOR  11 POOR      6 VERY POOR  
ADI LATE              8 POOR       20 GEN POOR  1 VERY POOR  15 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            9            9            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        9            3            10           3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PATCHY FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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