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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1014 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A STATIONARY FRONT WILL REMAIN STALLED OVER THE AREA THROUGH THIS 
UPCOMING WEEKEND. THIS FRONT WILL BE THE FOCUS FOR PERIODIC 
ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY DURING THE AFTERNOON
AND EVENING HOURS. HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH ANY OF 
THE STORMS. THIS WILL ALSO KEEP RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES ABOVE
40 PERCENT FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE...AND RECOVERING CLOSE TO
100 PERCENT AT NIGHT. THE FRONT SHOULD SHIFT BACK SOUTH OF
THE AREA BRINGING A RETURN OF COOLER AIR FOR THE WEEKEND INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

VAZ020-212115-
BATH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HOT SPRINGS
1014 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           40           60           
MAX/MIN TEMP          84           63           84           
MIN/MAX RH %          53           100          59           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  3         W  5         NW  4        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  5        W  4         W  6         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.21         0.25         
PRECIP DURATION       1            2            4            
PRECIP BEGIN          12 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6140                      5800         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 18                     W 10         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    110520                    58000        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   3            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             23 FAIR      55 GEN GOOD  21 FAIR      
ADI LATE              56 GEN GOOD  9 POOR       31 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            4            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            7            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 77 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
82 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN...
THUNDERSTORMS AND PATCHY DRIZZLE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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