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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
439 AM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND OVER THE REGION THIS MORNING 
INTO THIS AFTERNOON. A WEAK COLD FRONT TRACKS SOUTHEAST INTO OUR 
AREA BY THIS EVENING...BEFORE STALLING ACROSS THE CAROLINAS AND 
WASHING OUT ON WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE SETS BACK UP OVER THE EAST 
BY FRIDAY WITH YET ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVING TOWARD US THIS WEEKEND.

A MUGGY AND VERY WARM AIRMASS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
WEEK. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON INTO 
WEDNESDAY AS A WEAK FRONT TRAVELS ACROSS OUR REGION.

VAZ058-022130-
HALIFAX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH BOSTON
439 AM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            30           0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          94           69           91           
MIN/MAX RH %          41           95           46           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.04         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                    2                         
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 PM                      
PRECIP END                         5 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7120                      6570         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 13                      S  3         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    92560                     19710        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            3            2            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             18 GEN POOR  40 FAIR      24 FAIR      
ADI LATE              60 GEN GOOD  1 VERY POOR  23 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            4            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 55 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 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH
50 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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