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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.

VAZ047-232115-
BUCKINGHAM-
423 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            30           70           
MAX/MIN TEMP          93           69           85           
MIN/MAX RH %          46           100          63           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  3        W  3         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  4        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.03         0.39         
PRECIP DURATION                    1            6            
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5710                      4980         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  8                      SW  7        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    45680                     34860        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            3            4            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            
ADI EARLY             21 FAIR      19 GEN POOR  7 POOR       
ADI LATE              35 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  38 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            5            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        2            10           3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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