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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
421 AM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A DIFFUSE FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL REMAIN IN THE AREA THROUGH
TONIGHT...KEEPING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AROUND AT TIMES. LOCALLY HEAVY DOWNPOURS WILL ACCOMPANY
THUNDERSTORMS BUT A WIDESPREAD WETTING RAIN IS NOT LIKELY
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY.

A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH FROM THE NORTHWEST ON
THURSDAY AND ALLOW HIGH PRESSURE TO BUILD IN FOR THE WEEKEND.
ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND STORMS ARE LIKELY WITH THIS FRONT BEFORE
DRIER AIR WORKS IN FOR THE END OF THE WEEK.

&&

NCZ002-292115-
ALLEGHANY NC-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...SPARTA
421 AM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           40           40           
MAX/MIN TEMP          81           66           83           
MIN/MAX RH %          64           96           59           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.14         0.09         0.06         
PRECIP DURATION       2            3            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          9 AM         CONTINUING   6 AM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM         CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4140                      4820         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  9                     N  9         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    37260                     43380        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  25 FAIR      25 FAIR      
ADI LATE              28 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  29 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           6            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            7            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM
RH 44 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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