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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
416 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH OUR AREA BY EARLY THIS 
AFTERNOON. STRONG TRANSPORT WINDS AT 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE MOUNTAINS
CAN BE EXPECTED TODAY...BEFORE DIMINISHING THIS EVENING.

IN THE WAKE OF THIS FRONT...DRY CONDITIONS...LOWER HUMIDITY LEVELS
AND COOLER TEMPERATURES WILL BE FELT THROUGH THURSDAY.
RAIN CHANCES AND HUMIDITY LEVELS INCREASE LATE IN THE WEEK AND INTO 
THE WEEKEND...AS ATLANTIC MOISTURE IS PULLED INTO OUR AREA AND A 
SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL SYSTEMS MOVE OVER OUR REGION
FROM THE SOUTH.

VAZ017-282130-
FLOYD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLOYD
416 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          75           53           72           
MIN/MAX RH %          50           100          53           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W 12G24      NW  7G18     NW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW 12G23     NW  5        NW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5990                      6450         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 24                     NW  9        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    143760                    58050        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             80 GOOD      60 GEN GOOD  52 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              81 GOOD      11 POOR      62 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            7            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
MINIMUM RH 74 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 76 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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