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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
423 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...
THE AREA WILL BE IN A HUMID AND VERY WARM AIRMASS TODAY...WITH
WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FORMING IN THE AFTERNOON.
A COLD FRONT ARRIVES THURSDAY WITH A BETTER THREAT OF SHOWERS AND
STORMS. 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.

VAZ032-232115-
PATRICK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STUART
423 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           40           60           
MAX/MIN TEMP          90           67           83           
MIN/MAX RH %          50           100          63           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      W  4         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  4        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.06         0.17         
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            3            
PRECIP BEGIN          10 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7060                      5540         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  7                     W 10         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    49420                     55400        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   3            3            4            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            
ADI EARLY             24 FAIR      35 FAIR      21 FAIR      
ADI LATE              35 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  35 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            5            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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