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

.DISCUSSION...

A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH ACROSS THE AREA TODAY...BRINGING
MUCH WARMER WEATHER FOR THE LABOR DAY WEEKEND. FOR THE MOST
PART...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
BRINGING COOLER AND DRIER CONDITIONS TO THE AREA.

VAZ047-302130-
BUCKINGHAM-
410 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           20           30           
MAX/MIN TEMP          86           68           89           
MIN/MAX RH %          63           100          54           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  4         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  3         LGT/VAR      SW  6        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.04         
PRECIP DURATION       1            0            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   2 PM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   9 PM         CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3850                      4660         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 10                     SW 16        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    38500                     74560        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            2            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             20 GEN POOR  16 GEN POOR  31 FAIR      
ADI LATE              30 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  48 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            6            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            7            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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