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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
343 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.DISCUSSION...

FIRE WEATHER THREATS WILL REMAIN MINIMAL AS A WARM AND HUMID AIR MASS
CONTINUES ACROSS THE REGION OVER AT LEAST THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. WINDS
WILL BE GENERALLY LIGHT AND RELATIVE HUMIDITIES QUITE HIGH THROUGH
THE PERIOD AS A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT MAINTAINS A VERY SUMMER LIKE
PATTERN WITH SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE. A COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE
OVER THE WEEKEND WITH MORE SHOWERS POSSIBLE.

VAZ046-030915-
APPOMATTOX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...APPOMATTOX
343 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           20           0            30           
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           86           66           89           
MAX/MIN RH %          95           52           97           50           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  4         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.00         0.00         0.04         
PRECIP DURATION       1            0                         1            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         1 PM                      8 AM         
PRECIP END            5 AM         4 PM                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5260                      4900         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE  2                     S  6         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 10520                     29400        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            2            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3            4            
ADI EARLY             21 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  6 VERY POOR  9 POOR       
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  12 POOR      1 VERY POOR  21 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            8            4            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            3            7            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
62 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
65 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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