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FNUS51 KRNK 201425
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1025 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A STATIONARY FRONT WILL REMAIN STALLED OVER THE AREA THROUGH THIS 
UPCOMING WEEKEND. THIS FRONT WILL BE THE FOCUS FOR PERIODIC 
ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EACH DAY...THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH ANY OF THE SHOWERS AND
STORMS. THIS WILL ALSO KEEP RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES ABOVE 50 PERCENT
FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE...AND RECOVERING CLOSE TO 100 PERCENT
AT NIGHT.

WVZ043-202115-
SUMMERS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HINTON...HIX
1025 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     60           40           50           
MAX/MIN TEMP          84           62           87           
MIN/MAX RH %          56           100          52           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  3        W  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  4         LGT/VAR      W  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.17         0.10         0.35         
PRECIP DURATION       3            2            3            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5630                      6690         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 13                      W 15         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    73190                     100350       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   4            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            
ADI EARLY             21 FAIR      25 FAIR      36 FAIR      
ADI LATE              34 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  50 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            5            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        3            7            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS
AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM
RH 62 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH
62 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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