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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
345 PM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.DISCUSSION...
SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW WILL MAINTAIN WARM AND MUGGY CONDITIONS THROUGH 
MUCH OF THIS WEEK. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL LIMIT INSTABILITY ON 
MONDAY...KEEPING SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY MORE ISOLATED TO 
WIDELY SCATTERED. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE PASSING ACROSS THE REGION 
ON TUESDAY WILL RESULT IN MORE WIDESPREAD WETTING RAINFALL. WINDS WILL 
REMAIN LIGHT...AND AFTERNOON RH VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE 
40 PERCENT MOST LOCATIONS THROUGH MIDWEEK.

VAZ033-010915-
FRANKLIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKY MOUNT
345 PM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           20           20           30           
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           93           65           92           
MAX/MIN RH %          83           41           91           43           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  3         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      W  6         LGT/VAR      SW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.00         0.00         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION       2            1            1            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   2 PM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   11 PM        CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 8070                      7450         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 16                      SW 14        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 129120                    104300       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            2            3            2            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            5            5            
ADI EARLY             52 GEN GOOD  61 GOOD      50 GEN GOOD  42 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              8 POOR       79 GOOD      2 VERY POOR  52 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM
RH 54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 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 UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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