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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
420 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.DISCUSSION...
SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW INDUCED BY A PERSISTENT BERMUDA HIGH WILL 
MAINTAIN WARM AND MUGGY CONDITIONS THROUGH MUCH OF THIS WEEK. 
SERIES OF SHORTWAVES WILL CREATE PERIODIC CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
TODAY INTO TONIGHT. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE PASSING ACROSS THE REGION 
ON TUESDAY WILL RESULT IN MORE WIDESPREAD WETTING RAINFALL. WINDS WILL 
REMAIN LIGHT...AND AFTERNOON RH VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE 
40 PERCENT MOST LOCATIONS THROUGH MIDWEEK.

VAZ047-012130-
BUCKINGHAM-
420 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           20           20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          91           69           93           
MIN/MAX RH %          47           91           44           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  4        SW  3        SW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  6        LGT/VAR      SW  5        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       2            0            0            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   4 PM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   8 PM         CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5840                      5870         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 17                     SW 16        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    99280                     93920        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            2            2            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            
ADI EARLY             62 GOOD      47 GEN GOOD  40 FAIR      
ADI LATE              73 GOOD      1 VERY POOR  70 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 48 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 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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