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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
533 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA TODAY...THEN STALL ACROSS
THE CAROLINAS WEDNESDAY. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO
FORM ALONG THE FRONT THURSDAY AND MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE MID
ATLANTIC REGION FRIDAY. 

THE BEST CHANCE FOR WETTING SHOWERS THIS WEEK WILL BE THURSDAY
INTO FRIDAY...ASSOCIATED WITH THE AREA OF LOW PRESSURE. 

&&

NCZ002-042130-
ALLEGHANY NC-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...SPARTA
533 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          85           63           83           
MIN/MAX RH %          46           89           50           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  4         NW  5        NW  5        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  4         NW  4        NW  6        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       0                         0            
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM                      2 PM         
PRECIP END            6 PM                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6790                      5360         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 10                      NW 13        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    67900                     69680        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   2            2            2            
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4            
ADI EARLY             20 GEN POOR  37 FAIR      38 FAIR      
ADI LATE              48 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  49 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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