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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
341 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A MORE HUMID AIRMASS WILL BE IN PLACE THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. A
STRONG UPPER SYSTEM WILL PUSH ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY SUNDAY WITH
SHOWERS AND STORMS MAINLY IMPACTING THE MOUNTAINS WITH A MORE
SCATTERED THREAT OVER THE PIEDMONT. FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK THE AREA
WILL SEE A SUMMER LIKE PATTERN WITH SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON AND WARMER THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES. A COLD FRONT WILL
CROSS OVER THE REGION BY MID WEEK...WITH POTENTIALLY DRIER AIR
ARRIVING THURSDAY.

NCZ002-310915-
ALLEGHANY NC-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPARTA
341 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           50           50           20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           79           64           84           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          68           97           52           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  3         SW  3        SW  4        W  4         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  3        SW  5        W  4         W  6         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.12         0.09         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            2            2            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          11 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4180                      6070         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 13                      W 15         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 54340                     91050        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            3            3            2            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             34 FAIR      9 POOR       22 FAIR      34 FAIR      
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  28 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  59 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            9            5            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        9            4            6            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM
RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM
RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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