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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
413 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE MID ATLANTIC REGION THURSDAY. SCATTERED
TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL ACCOMPANY THE FRONTAL
PASSAGE. DRIER AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA BEHIND THE FRONT FRIDAY
WITH A DAY OR TWO OF DRY WEATHER.

MOISTURE WILL QUICKLY RETURN OVER THE WEEKEND WITH HEAT AND HUMIDITY
HELPING TO TRIGGER MORE THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY.  A STRONG FRONT IS
EXPECTED TO CROSS THE AREA MONDAY. THE BEST CHANCE OF WETTING
SHOWERS/STORMS WILL OCCUR ALONG AND AHEAD OF THIS
FRONT...FOLLOWED BY COOLER TEMPERATURES FOR MUCH OF NEXT WEEK.

VAZ059-242115-
CHARLOTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KEYSVILLE
413 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     60           60           0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          85           63           86           
MIN/MAX RH %          64           100          46           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  3        NE  3        E  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.44         0.20         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       5            2                         
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4580                      5760         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  6                     SW  6        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    27480                     34560        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   4            4            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             24 FAIR      14 GEN POOR  46 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              19 GEN POOR  4 VERY POOR  43 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            8            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            9            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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