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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.

WVZ043-222130-
SUMMERS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HINTON...HIX
434 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           30           50           
MAX/MIN TEMP          85           63           87           
MIN/MAX RH %          55           100          53           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SE  4        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SE  5        S  3         W  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.02         0.08         
PRECIP DURATION       3            2            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          7 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6530                      7120         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  7                     W 16         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    45710                     113920       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   2            2            4            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             16 GEN POOR  25 FAIR      33 FAIR      
ADI LATE              23 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  49 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            5            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        2            8            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 MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM
RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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