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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
356 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK FRONT WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA INTO MID OR LATE WEEK RESULTING
IN CONTINUED HIGH MOISTURE LEVELS OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. WEAK UPPER
LEVEL DISTURBANCES RIDING ACROSS THE AREA WILL BRING PERIODIC ROUNDS
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EACH DAY INTO THE WEEKEND. VERY HEAVY 
RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH ANY OF THE SHOWERS AND STORMS. THIS WILL
ALSO KEEP RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES ABOVE 50 PERCENT FOR MOST AREAS DURING THE
DAY AND QUITE SATURATED AT NIGHT. COOLER AIR ARRIVES BEHIND ANOTHER 
BACKDOOR COLD FRONT LATER IN THE WEEKEND WITH SOMEWHAT DRIER
AIR POSSIBLE FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK.

WVZ043-200915-
SUMMERS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HINTON...HIX
356 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     50           50           40           60           
MIN/MAX TEMP          64           84           62           87           
MAX/MIN RH %          95           52           100          51           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  3         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SW  5        LGT/VAR      W  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.09         0.13         0.05         0.19         
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            2            5            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6340                      6430         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 15                      NW 17        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 95100                     109310       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            3            4            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       24 FAIR      30 FAIR      26 FAIR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  45 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  55 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            7            5            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            8            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND
80. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH
62 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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