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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
343 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY 
KEEPING WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS IN PLACE. WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAINS
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON IN ADVANCE OF A COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE
NORTHWEST. THIS COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE AREA THURSDAY...RESULTING
IN MORE WIDESPREAD COVERAGE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. MUCH DRIER
AIR FOLLOWS THE FRONT FOR THE END OF THE WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
IN ON NORTHWEST WINDS. MOISTURE SHOULD RETURN AGAIN OVER THE WEEKEND
WITH MORE COMPLEXES OF SHOWERS AND STORMS POSSIBLE BY SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY.

WVZ045-230915-
GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEWISBURG...QUINWOOD...DUO...RAINELLE
343 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           50           60           50           
MIN/MAX TEMP          64           85           64           76           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          56           100          63           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  3         LGT/VAR      W  4         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      W  7         LGT/VAR      NW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.12         0.18         0.04         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            4            3            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6500                      4350         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 15                      NW 13        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 97500                     56550        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   3            3            4            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             29 FAIR      39 FAIR      51 GEN GOOD  29 FAIR      
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  32 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            10           5            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        8            3            8            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.

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


 

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