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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
959 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A WEAK FRONT WILL BE STATIONARY FROM NORTH CAROLINA TO MISSOURI
TODAY. THIS FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH INTO THE OHIO VALLEY TONIGHT. A
STRONGER SYSTEM WILL BRING A BETTER THREAT FOR SHOWERS AND STORMS
FOR SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

THE SYSTEM ON SUNDAY MAY ALSO PICK UP AN AREA OF TROPICAL MOISTURE FROM
GULF OF MEXICO...ENHANCING THE PROBABILITY OF WIDESPREAD RAINFALL ON SUNDAY
NIGHT.

VAZ007-292115-
TAZEWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TAZEWELL
959 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           30           0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          82           61           85           
MIN/MAX RH %          58           98           46           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SE  3        S  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  4         LGT/VAR      SW  6        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.03         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            2                         
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   5 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5840                      6810         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  6                      SW 12        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    35040                     81720        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            2            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            5            
ADI EARLY             14 GEN POOR  11 POOR      30 FAIR      
ADI LATE              23 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  52 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            5            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            6            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM
RH 60 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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