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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
432 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...

THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS
THIS MORNING AS A COOL FRONT DRIFTS ACROSS THE AREA. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY
AS THIS WEAK FRONT STALLS ACROSS THE AREA. THE FRONT WILL THEN
LIFT NORTH OF THE AREA ON SATURDAY BRINGING WARMER TEMPERATURES
AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. A GREATER CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE SUNDAY.

NCZ006-282115-
CASWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...YANCEYVILLE
432 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            30           30           
MAX/MIN TEMP          90           66           89           
MIN/MAX RH %          47           96           48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.03         0.02         
PRECIP DURATION                    2            1            
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5550                      4050         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  3                      E  3         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    16650                     12150        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       5 VERY POOR  17 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              20 GEN POOR  3 VERY POOR  13 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            5            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
50 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 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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