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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.

VAZ011-282115-
GILES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PEARISBURG
432 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            30           
MAX/MIN TEMP          84           58           87           
MIN/MAX RH %          51           98           46           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  4        LGT/VAR      S  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.02         
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    1 PM         
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4910                      6160         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  9                     S  7         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    44190                     43120        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            
ADI EARLY             16 GEN POOR  13 GEN POOR  13 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              33 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  22 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           5            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM
RH 64 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM
RH 62 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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