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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
350 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDED FROM OFF THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST TO
SOUTHERN GEORGIA THIS AFTERNOON WITH HIGH PRESSURE WEDGED FROM
NEW JERSEY INTO THE WESTERN CAROLINAS. LITTLE CHANGE IN THE
WEATHER PATTERN IS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT. SATURDAY THE WEDGE ERODES
AND THE COASTAL FRONT REMAINS TO THE SOUTHEAST THROUGH SUNDAY.

WEAK HIGH PRESSURE COULD BRING DRIER CONDITIONS FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE NORTH ON WEDNESDAY AND 
THURSDAY. THIS WILL RESULT IN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
MAINLY EACH AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

VAZ010-020930-
BLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLAND
350 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           40           40           40           
MIN/MAX TEMP          57           75           57           79           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          63           100          54           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)E  4         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.10         0.09         0.15         0.04         
PRECIP DURATION       3            2            2            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5070                      6430         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  6                      NW  2        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 30420                     12860        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            3            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             38 FAIR      12 POOR      13 GEN POOR  5 VERY POOR  
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  22 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  9 POOR       
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            8            7            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        7            3            9            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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