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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
340 PM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL STAY DRAPED ACROSS OUR REGION FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL
DAYS. THIS WILL KEEP A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE FORECAST 
INTO THE WEEKEND...WITH WETTING RAINFALL LIKELY EACH DAY. THE COMBINATION 
OF RELATIVELY LOW MIXING HEIGHTS AND LIGHT TRANSPORT WINDS WILL CREATE FAIR 
TO POOR VENTILATION AND DISPERSION THROUGH THE PERIOD. MINIMUM RELATIVE 
HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE ABOVE 50 PERCENT FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

&&

NCZ003-030915-
SURRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOBSON
340 PM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     50           70           70           60           
MIN/MAX TEMP          65           81           67           84           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          66           97           57           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.25         0.41         0.17         0.09         
PRECIP DURATION       3            8            3            4            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4230                      5670         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  8                      W 10         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 33840                     56700        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            3            4            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             41 GEN GOOD  12 POOR      44 GEN GOOD  40 FAIR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  42 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  39 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            9            5            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        8            4            7            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. EAST 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 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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