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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
340 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A STRONG UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE NEAR THE GULF COAST
WILL KEEP NORTHWEST FLOW IN PLACE OVER THE REGION THROUGH THE END
OF THE WEEK. THIS WILL RESULT IN PERIODIC ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND
STORMS INTO SATURDAY BEFORE A COLD FRONT DROPS THROUGH FROM THE
NORTH SATURDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE FOLLOWING THE FRONT SHOULD
BRING DRIER AND COOLER AIR INTO THE AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK.

VAZ058-220915-
HALIFAX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH BOSTON
340 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           40           50           40           
MIN/MAX TEMP          69           91           68           86           
MAX/MIN RH %          98           49           100          57           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  3        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NW  4        LGT/VAR      NE  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.03         0.37         0.08         
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            2            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5460                      4170         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 15                     N  7         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 81900                     29190        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             15 GEN POOR  24 FAIR      14 GEN POOR  11 POOR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  47 GEN GOOD  0 VERY POOR  19 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            9            6            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        7            2            8            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM
RH 69 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG THROUGH THE
NIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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