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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.

WVZ045-022130-
GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEWISBURG...QUINWOOD...DUO...RAINELLE
439 AM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           50           0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          83           60           82           
MIN/MAX RH %          55           100          52           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  5         W  4         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  8         LGT/VAR      W  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.07         0.08         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       2            3                         
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   6 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6790                      7600         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 22                      NW  7        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    149380                    53200        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   4            4            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             46 GEN GOOD  66 GOOD      21 FAIR      
ADI LATE              70 GOOD      7 POOR       38 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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