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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
355 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN CENTERED OVER THE EAST
COAST THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. LIKEWISE...COOL HIGH
PRESSURE WILL SETTLE OVER THE REGION THROUGH WEDNESDAY. DURING THE
LATTER HALF OF THE WEEK AND HEADING INTO THE WEEKEND...THE UPPER
TROUGH WILL RETROGRADE WESTWARD...AND ALLOW FOR AN INCREASE IN
MOISTURE...MODERATING TEMPERATURES...AND POTENTIAL FOR SHOWERS
AND STORMS

WVZ044-290915-
MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...UNION
355 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          51           72           47           74           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          53           100          45           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  7        NW  3        NW  3        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  3        NW  6        LGT/VAR      W  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1                                                   
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                                
PRECIP END            3 AM                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6020                      6780         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 12                     W  9         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 72240                     61020        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             66 GOOD      26 FAIR      20 GEN POOR  20 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              7 POOR       49 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  39 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            10           6            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        9            3            9            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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