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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.

VAZ043-020915-
HENRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARTINSVILLE
939 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           30           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          64           93           66           89           
MAX/MIN RH %          98           44           89           48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  3        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      W  4         LGT/VAR      NW  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.03         0.03         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                    0            1                         
PRECIP BEGIN                       2 PM         CONTINUING                
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   1 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6450                      6320         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 12                     S  3         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 77400                     18960        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            3            3            2            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             32 FAIR      25 FAIR      33 FAIR      30 FAIR      
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  49 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  33 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            8            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
60 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS AND A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 51 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 IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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