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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
421 AM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL RESIDE OVER THE EASTERN 
UNITED STATES THROUGH WEDNESDAY...KEEPING TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL 
AND GENERATING WIDELY SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE MOUNTAINS.
AS THE UPPER LEVEL TROUGH SHIFTS WEST ON THURSDAY AND INTO THE 
WEEKEND...LOW LEVEL WINDS BECOME SOUTHERLY...INCREASING MOISTURE 
AND MODERATING TEMPERATURES. THE POTENTIAL FOR SHOWERS AND
STORMS WILL ALSO INCREASE.

VAZ046-292130-
APPOMATTOX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...APPOMATTOX
421 AM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          78           56           81           
MIN/MAX RH %          39           100          40           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6370                      5740         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  6                      SW  3        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    38220                     17220        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             42 GEN GOOD  15 GEN POOR  8 POOR       
ADI LATE              42 GEN GOOD  1 VERY POOR  26 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            4            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            8            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 54 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 AROUND
80. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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