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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
343 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.DISCUSSION...
WE WILL REMAIN IN A MUGGY AND VERY WARM AIRMASS THROUGH THE
WEEK...DESPITE A COUPLE OF WEAK FRONTS MOVING ACROSS. THERE WILL
BE A THREAT OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EACH DAY.

VAZ009-020915-
SMYTH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARION
343 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            50           50           20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          62           85           61           85           
MAX/MIN RH %          92           52           95           50           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  4        W  3         W  3         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      W  7         LGT/VAR      W  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.08         0.07         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                    3            2            1            
PRECIP BEGIN                       8 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7700                      7440         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 20                      NW  5        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 154000                    37200        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            3            3            2            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             44 GEN GOOD  41 GEN GOOD  55 GEN GOOD  24 FAIR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  68 GOOD      7 POOR       25 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM
RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
61 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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