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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
347 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.DISCUSSION...
WARM FRONT LIFTS NORTH OVER US TODAY WITH LITTLE PRECIPITATION.
WINDS ALOFT INCREASE FROM THE WEST WHICH WILL BRING WARMER
TEMPERATURES TODAY. A COMPLEX OF STORMS WILL FORM ACROSS THE OHIO
VALLEY THIS EVENING AND MOVE TOWARD OUR MOUNTAINS BY SUNDAY
MORNING. SUNDAY WILL BE ACTIVE WITH A COLD FRONT MOVING IN TOWARD
THE CENTRAL APPALACHIANS WITH GOOD COVERAGE OF STORMS OVER THE
MOUNTAINS AND SHENANDOAH VALLEY. THE FRONT WILL USHER IN COOLER
WEATHER AFTER MONDAY.

VAZ016-262130-
CARROLL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALAX
347 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            30           
MAX/MIN TEMP          84           64           86           
MIN/MAX RH %          46           98           51           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  4        W  5         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  5         W  3         SW  8G18     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.07         
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    10 AM        
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5180                      5540         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 10                     SW 24        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    51800                     132960       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             33 FAIR      31 FAIR      20 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              39 FAIR      8 POOR       59 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH
54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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