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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1030 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...

SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE NORTHERN MID-ATLANTIC
REGION THROUGH SUNDAY...PUSHING A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT SOUTHWESTWARD
THROUGH THE REGION. BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THIS FRONT WILL BE LOCATED
ACROSS THE EASTERN TENNESSEE VALLEY AND SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS INTO 
THE SOUTHEAST STATES. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL ACCOMPANY THE
FRONT AGAIN TODAY WITH WARM...VERY HUMID CONDITIONS CONTINUING. BY
SUNDAY...ANY THUNDERSTORMS SHOULD BE CONFINED TO FAR SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA...WITH SPOTTY LIGHT RAIN AND/OR DRIZZLE IN EASTERN AREAS.
AS HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO BUILD SOUTHWESTWARD THROUGH EARLY
NEXT WEEK...DRIER...SEASONABLY COOL AIR WILL SPREAD INTO THE REGION
FROM THE NORTHEAST RESULTING IN AN END TO THE DAILY SHOWER AND
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES THROUGH MUCH OF NEXT WEEK UNTIL A COLD FRONT
APPROACHES FROM THE NORTHWEST LATE IN THE WEEK.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE NOT EXPECTED THROUGH THE NEXT
SEVEN DAYS.

VAZ059-232130-
CHARLOTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KEYSVILLE
1030 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     60           40           20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          84           67           80           
MIN/MAX RH %          67           98           60           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      NE  4        NE  5        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  3         NE  3        NE  5        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.12         0.05         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION       4            2            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   5 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3780                      4000         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  9                      NE 12        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    34020                     48000        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   2            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             20 GEN POOR  34 FAIR      31 FAIR      
ADI LATE              31 FAIR      19 GEN POOR  31 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            5            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH
58 PERCENT. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WIND.

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


 

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