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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
344 PM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE AND A DRY...COOL AREA OF
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. 

FROM THURSDAY INTO THE WEEKEND...THE UPPER TROUGH WILL
SHIFT WEST TOWARD THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY. THIS WILL
ALLOW FOR ATLANTIC MOISTURE TO MAKE ITS WAY BACK INTO THE AREA AND
BRING AN INCREASE OF SHOWERS AND STORMS. FRIDAY WILL BE THE DAY 
WITH THE BEST CHANCE OF AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 

TEMPERATURES WILL GRADUALLY WARM WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...WITH
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES NEAR NORMAL BY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

VAZ058-300915-
HALIFAX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH BOSTON
344 PM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          57           84           59           87           
MAX/MIN RH %          96           36           93           38           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6340                      7110         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W  8                      SW  7        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 50720                     49770        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5            5            
ADI EARLY             10 POOR      26 FAIR      11 POOR      22 FAIR      
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  55 GEN GOOD  1 VERY POOR  48 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            7            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND
80. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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