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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1252 PM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL RESIDE OVER THE EASTERN 
UNITED STATES THROUGH WEDNESDAY...KEEPING TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL 
AND GENERATING WIDELY SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE MOUNTAINS.
AS THE UPPER LEVEL TROUGH SHIFTS WEST ON THURSDAY AND INTO THE 
WEEKEND...LOW LEVEL WINDS BECOME SOUTHERLY...INCREASING MOISTURE 
AND MODERATING TEMPERATURES. THE POTENTIAL FOR SHOWERS AND
STORMS WILL ALSO INCREASE.

VAZ058-292115-
HALIFAX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH BOSTON
1252 PM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          80           58           83           
MIN/MAX RH %          41           95           38           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6380                      5990         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  5                     W  5         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    31900                     29950        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             45 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  11 POOR      
ADI LATE              42 GEN GOOD  1 VERY POOR  32 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            4            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. EAST 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 58 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 LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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