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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
434 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK WEDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALONG THE MID ATLANTIC COAST WILL
CONTINUE TO ERODE TODAY...ALLOWING WINDS TO SHIFT MORE SOUTHERLY. 
WINDS WILL REMAIN LIGHT...WITH PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES 
EXPECTED THROUGH THE DAY AREAWIDE. SPOTTY SHOWERS AND A FEW STORMS 
WILL ALSO DEVELOP WITH AFTERNOON HEATING. 

A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE NORTHWEST WEDNESDAY... 
AND PUSH THROUGH THE AREA THURSDAY...RESULTING IN MORE WIDESPREAD 
COVERAGE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

VAZ058-222130-
HALIFAX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH BOSTON
434 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     50           50           30           
MAX/MIN TEMP          86           69           92           
MIN/MAX RH %          63           100          48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SE  3        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  4         LGT/VAR      SW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.04         0.02         
PRECIP DURATION       3            2            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   1 PM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   4 AM         CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4000                      6020         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E 10                      SW 10        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    40000                     60200        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   4            4            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            2            4            
ADI EARLY             21 FAIR      28 FAIR      16 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              29 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            6            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        3            10           2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST 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 47 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 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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