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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
335 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.DISCUSSION...
UPPER DISTURBANCES WILL CONTINUE TO WORK ACROSS THE AREA THIS
EVENING IN ADVANCE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT THAT WILL BE
ARRIVING FROM THE NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. THESE FEATURES MAY
TRIGGER STRONG TO POTENTIALLY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS INTO EARLY
TONIGHT. THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION BY EARLY
MONDAY...RESULTING IN COOLER WEATHER INTO THE MIDDLE OF THE WORK
WEEK.

WVZ044-280915-
MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...UNION
335 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     70           30           30           20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           72           52           72           
MAX/MIN RH %          92           59           99           54           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W 11G19      W 14G23      NW  5        NW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W 11G19      NW 12G23     LGT/VAR      NW  6        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.36         0.03         0.01         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       5            2            2            0            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   8 AM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6080                      6970         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 20                     NW 13        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 121600                    90610        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  GOOD                      POOR                      
LAL                   4            2            2            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             52 GEN GOOD  84 GOOD      53 GEN GOOD  36 FAIR      
ADI LATE              11 POOR      87 GOOD      6 VERY POOR  54 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            5            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            3            7            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 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 MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 61 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.

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


 

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