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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
348 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A STATIONARY FRONT WILL REMAIN STALLED OVER THE AREA THROUGH THIS 
UPCOMING WEEKEND. THIS FRONT WILL BE THE FOCUS FOR PERIODIC 
ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EACH DAY...THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH ANY OF THE SHOWERS AND
STORMS. THIS WILL ALSO KEEP RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES ABOVE 50 PERCENT
FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE...AND RECOVERING CLOSE TO 100 PERCENT
AT NIGHT. THE FRONT SHOULD SHIFT BACK SOUTH OF THE AREA BRINGING 
A RETURN OF COOLER AIR FOR THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

WVZ045-210930-
GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEWISBURG...QUINWOOD...DUO...RAINELLE
348 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           50           50           60           
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           83           62           83           
MAX/MIN RH %          97           57           100          63           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  3         LGT/VAR      W  4         W  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      W  6         LGT/VAR      W  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.18         0.27         0.14         
PRECIP DURATION       1            2            2            5            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5630                      5580         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 16                      W 16         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 90080                     89280        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   2            3            3            4            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  20 GEN POOR  35 FAIR      23 FAIR      
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  44 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  42 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            7            5            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            3            7            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. MINIMUM RH 77 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
66 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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