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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
337 PM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

.DISCUSSION...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY. 
A STATIONARY FRONT WILL STRETCH FROM SOUTHEAST VIRGINA TO THE FLORIDA
PANHANDLW SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

DEEPR MOISTURE RETURNS TO THE REGION BY THURDAY NIGHT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED FROM LATE THURDAY NIGHT INTO
SATURDAY. ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF INCH RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE BETWEEN 
FRIDAY MORNING AND SATURDAY MORNING. 

TEMPERATURES WILL GRADUALLY WARM THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK.

VAZ016-310930-
CARROLL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALAX
337 PM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           80           70           
MIN/MAX TEMP          52           77           60           71           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          50           93           72           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  3         LGT/VAR      SE  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.18         0.47         
PRECIP DURATION                    1            5            9            
PRECIP BEGIN                       12 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6780                      4900         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  8                     SE 17        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 54240                     83300        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            2            2            
HAINES INDEX          5            5            3            3            
ADI EARLY             6 VERY POOR  15 GEN POOR  24 FAIR      21 FAIR      
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  31 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  44 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            4            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            7            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. MINIMUM RH 79 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. MINIMUM RH 76 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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