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

.DISCUSSION...
SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW INDUCED BY A PERSISTENT BERMUDA HIGH WILL 
MAINTAIN WARM AND MUGGY CONDITIONS THROUGH MUCH OF THIS WEEK. 
SERIES OF SHORTWAVES WILL CREATE PERIODIC CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
TODAY INTO TONIGHT. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE PASSING ACROSS THE REGION 
ON TUESDAY WILL RESULT IN MORE WIDESPREAD WETTING RAINFALL. WINDS WILL 
REMAIN LIGHT...AND AFTERNOON RH VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE 
40 PERCENT MOST LOCATIONS THROUGH MIDWEEK.

VAZ014-012130-
MONTGOMERY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLACKSBURG
420 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           20           20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          87           64           88           
MIN/MAX RH %          47           93           49           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  3         LGT/VAR      W  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  7         LGT/VAR      W  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.01         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   11 AM        
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   11 PM        CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7630                      7320         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 20                      W 17         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    152600                    124440       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            2            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            
ADI EARLY             53 GEN GOOD  56 GEN GOOD  51 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              70 GOOD      1 VERY POOR  64 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 59 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 MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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