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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
306 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.DISCUSSION...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE OVERNIGHT WILL SLIDE EAST OF THE MID-ATLANTIC
REGION ON SATURDAY WITH THE FLOW TURNING SOUTHWEST LATE IN THE
DAY. A SERIES OF UPPER AIR DISTURBANCES OVER THE MIDWEST WILL
TRACK SOUTHEAST AND AFFECT THE AREA SUNDAY AND MONDAY BRINGING
THE POSSIBILY OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS. A COLD FRONT WILL BRING UNUSUALLY COOL AIR FOR 
JULY INTO THE REGION TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

VAZ023-260930-
BOTETOURT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FINCASTLE
306 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            20           50           
MIN/MAX TEMP          63           90           67           87           
MAX/MIN RH %          97           41           88           48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  3         LGT/VAR      SW  3        W  4         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SW  4        W  3         W  7         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.09         
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            2            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    8 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5400                      5220         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 10                     W 12         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 54000                     62640        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            2            3            4            
HAINES INDEX          2            2            4            5            
ADI EARLY             25 FAIR      30 FAIR      26 FAIR      38 FAIR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  35 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  35 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            7            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 90 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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