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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
915 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A MORE HUMID AIRMASS WILL BE IN PLACE THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. A
STRONG UPPER SYSTEM WILL PUSH ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY SUNDAY WITH
SHOWERS AND STORMS MAINLY IMPACTING THE MOUNTAINS WITH A MORE
SCATTERED THREAT OVER THE PIEDMONT. FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK THE AREA
WILL SEE A SUMMER LIKE PATTERN 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.

VAZ046-310915-
APPOMATTOX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...APPOMATTOX
915 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           40           40           
MIN/MAX TEMP          67           87           68           90           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          58           100          51           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  4         SW  5        SW  4        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  4         SW  6        LGT/VAR      W  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.02         0.08         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                    1            2            2            
PRECIP BEGIN                       1 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3430                      4650         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 15                     W 13         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 51450                     60450        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            2            3            2            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4            4            
ADI EARLY             28 FAIR      26 FAIR      23 FAIR      32 FAIR      
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  37 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  52 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            9            6            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        9            3            10           1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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