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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
439 AM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND OVER THE REGION THIS MORNING 
INTO THIS AFTERNOON. A WEAK COLD FRONT TRACKS SOUTHEAST INTO OUR 
AREA BY THIS EVENING...BEFORE STALLING ACROSS THE CAROLINAS AND 
WASHING OUT ON WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE SETS BACK UP OVER THE EAST 
BY FRIDAY WITH YET ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVING TOWARD US THIS WEEKEND.

A MUGGY AND VERY WARM AIRMASS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
WEEK. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON INTO 
WEDNESDAY AS A WEAK FRONT TRAVELS ACROSS OUR REGION.

VAZ016-022130-
CARROLL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALAX
439 AM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           40           20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          85           62           85           
MIN/MAX RH %          53           98           52           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  4         W  3         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.04         0.02         
PRECIP DURATION       1            2            0            
PRECIP BEGIN          1 PM         CONTINUING   2 PM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   12 AM        CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7380                      7510         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 12                      N  3         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    88560                     22530        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            2            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             35 FAIR      27 FAIR      19 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              43 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  17 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 61 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 60 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 67 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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