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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
423 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...
THE AREA WILL BE IN A HUMID AND VERY WARM AIRMASS TODAY...WITH
WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FORMING IN THE AFTERNOON.
A COLD FRONT ARRIVES THURSDAY WITH A BETTER THREAT OF SHOWERS AND
STORMS. 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.

NCZ006-232115-
CASWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...YANCEYVILLE
423 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            30           60           
MAX/MIN TEMP          93           70           88           
MIN/MAX RH %          47           100          55           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  5        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  5        W  3         LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.04         0.36         
PRECIP DURATION                    1            5            
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5170                      5010         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 14                     W  5         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    72380                     25050        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            3            4            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             22 FAIR      51 GEN GOOD  15 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              53 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  35 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            5            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        2            8            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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