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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
416 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH OUR AREA BY EARLY THIS 
AFTERNOON. STRONG TRANSPORT WINDS AT 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE MOUNTAINS
CAN BE EXPECTED TODAY...BEFORE DIMINISHING THIS EVENING.

IN THE WAKE OF THIS FRONT...DRY CONDITIONS...LOWER HUMIDITY LEVELS
AND COOLER TEMPERATURES WILL BE FELT THROUGH THURSDAY.
RAIN CHANCES AND HUMIDITY LEVELS INCREASE LATE IN THE WEEK AND INTO 
THE WEEKEND...AS ATLANTIC MOISTURE IS PULLED INTO OUR AREA AND A 
SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL SYSTEMS MOVE OVER OUR REGION
FROM THE SOUTH.

VAZ034-282130-
BEDFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BEDFORD
416 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          85           57           80           
MIN/MAX RH %          39           92           40           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  8G23      NW  7G20     N  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W 12G24      NW  3        NW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7510                      7050         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 23                     NW  8        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    172730                    56400        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             78 GOOD      66 GOOD      54 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              82 GOOD      7 POOR       56 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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