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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
939 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.DISCUSSION...
WE WILL REMAIN IN A MUGGY AND VERY WARM AIRMASS THROUGH THE
WEEK...DESPITE A COUPLE OF WEAK FRONTS MOVING ACROSS. THERE WILL
BE A THREAT OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EACH DAY.

VAZ024-020915-
ROCKBRIDGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA
939 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            30           30           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          65           90           64           87           
MAX/MIN RH %          96           46           94           42           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  4        W  3         W  5         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  3         SW  8        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.03         0.03         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                    1            1                         
PRECIP BEGIN                       1 PM         CONTINUING                
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   2 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6910                      7850         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 18                     SW  3        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 124380                    23550        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   2            3            3            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            5            
ADI EARLY             48 GEN GOOD  45 GEN GOOD  62 GOOD      32 FAIR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  65 GOOD      8 POOR       32 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            7            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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