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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1250 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE AREA WILL KEEP A HOT AND HUMID AIRMASS
IN PLACE THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL
CROSS THE REGION LATE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY...BRINGING BETTER
CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND STORMS IN ADVANCE OF IT LATE FRIDAY INTO
FRIDAY NIGHT. DRIER AND COOLER AIR WILL WORK ITS WAY INTO THE AREA
FOR THE LATTER HALF OF THE WEEKEND INTO THE START OF NEXT WEEK.
&&

NCZ001-032130-
ASHE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...WEST JEFFERSON
1250 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           30           40           
MAX/MIN TEMP          81           61           80           
MIN/MAX RH %          45           95           56           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      NW  4        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) N  4         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.01         0.11         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          11 AM        CONTINUING   9 AM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   5 AM         CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    8610                      7850         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  9                      N  8         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    77490                     62800        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   3            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5            
ADI EARLY             34 FAIR      23 FAIR      18 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              44 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  33 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            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 LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 71 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
58 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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