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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
306 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.DISCUSSION...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE OVERNIGHT WILL SLIDE EAST OF THE MID-ATLANTIC
REGION ON SATURDAY WITH THE FLOW TURNING SOUTHWEST LATE IN THE
DAY. A SERIES OF UPPER AIR DISTURBANCES OVER THE MIDWEST WILL
TRACK SOUTHEAST AND AFFECT THE AREA SUNDAY AND MONDAY BRINGING
THE POSSIBILY OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS. A COLD FRONT WILL BRING UNUSUALLY COOL AIR FOR 
JULY INTO THE REGION TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

NCZ019-260930-
WILKES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WILKESBORO
306 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          63           89           65           91           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          45           97           45           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  3        W  4         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SW  3        LGT/VAR      W  7         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              1            
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 8 AM         
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5200                      4370         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W  9                      SW 20        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 46800                     87400        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            5            
ADI EARLY             34 FAIR      37 FAIR      28 FAIR      17 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  39 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  49 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            10           4            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        8            1            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS
IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 88 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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