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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
423 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.DISCUSSION...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS SOUTHEAST TODAY...THEN MOVES OFF THE
SOUTHEAST COAST BY SATURDAY. THE DRY AIR WILL BE SHORT LIVED AS
THE FLOW TURNS MORE SOUTHWEST SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY AHEAD OF THE
NEXT STORM SYSTEM. THIS NEXT FRONT SHOULD PROVIDE A SHARP CHANGE
IN AIRMASS NEXT WEEK. AHEAD OF IT THOUGH...THE SYSTEM WILL BRING A
GOOD THREAT OF STORMS TO THE REGION SUNDAY...AND POSSIBLY MONDAY
BEFORE THE FRONT MOVES THROUGH.

WVZ043-252130-
SUMMERS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HINTON...HIX
423 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          79           56           87           
MIN/MAX RH %          50           100          42           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  3         LGT/VAR      SW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4940                      4670         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  6                      SW 13        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    29640                     60710        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            2            
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2            
ADI EARLY             14 GEN POOR  30 FAIR      30 FAIR      
ADI LATE              32 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  33 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            5            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        2            8            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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