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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
343 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY 
KEEPING WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS IN PLACE. WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAINS
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON IN ADVANCE OF A COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE
NORTHWEST. THIS COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE AREA THURSDAY...RESULTING
IN MORE WIDESPREAD COVERAGE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. MUCH DRIER
AIR FOLLOWS THE FRONT FOR THE END OF THE WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
IN ON NORTHWEST WINDS. MOISTURE SHOULD RETURN AGAIN OVER THE WEEKEND
WITH MORE COMPLEXES OF SHOWERS AND STORMS POSSIBLE BY SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY.

VAZ017-230915-
FLOYD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLOYD
343 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           50           50           50           
MIN/MAX TEMP          67           86           67           79           
MAX/MIN RH %          97           57           95           60           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  3         LGT/VAR      W  5         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      W  3         NW  3        W  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.03         0.02         0.15         
PRECIP DURATION       1            2            3            3            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         7 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            3 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6060                      4890         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 10                     W 13         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 60600                     63570        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   2            3            3            4            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             22 FAIR      29 FAIR      33 FAIR      33 FAIR      
ADI LATE              7 POOR       32 FAIR      11 POOR      42 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            7            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        7            3            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS
IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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