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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
413 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM SOUTHERN VIRGINIA...WEST TO 
MISSOURI. THIS EAST-WEST ORIENTED FRONT WILL BECOME THE FOCUS FOR 
NUMEROUS TO WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FOR THURSDAY 
AS AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE RIPPLES EAST ALONG THE FRONT.

TODAY WILL BE THE LAST DAY THIS WEEK WITH MINIMUM RH UNDER 
50 PERCENT.  RH VALUES FOR THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
SHOULD REMAIN ABOVE 50 PERCENT WITH AN OPPORTUNITY FOR
WETTING SHOWERS.  POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR A WIDESPREAD 
HALF /0.50/ TO ONE INCH /1.00/ OF RAIN FROM THURSDAY 
INTO FRIDAY.

&&

NCZ003-052115-
SURRY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...DOBSON
413 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           40           70           
MAX/MIN TEMP          91           68           84           
MIN/MAX RH %          40           90           61           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      W  3         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  4         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.09         0.23         
PRECIP DURATION       1            2            4            
PRECIP BEGIN          3 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7720                      6280         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  8                      S 15         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    61760                     94200        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4            
ADI EARLY             18 GEN POOR  18 GEN POOR  20 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              27 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  58 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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