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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
323 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A DIFFUSE FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL REMAIN IN THE AREA THROUGH
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...KEEPING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AROUND AT TIMES. LOCALLY HEAVY DOWNPOURS WILL ACCOMPANY
THUNDERSTORMS INTO LATER THIS EVENING 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.

&&

NCZ003-290915-
SURRY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...DOBSON
323 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     50           40           40           40           
MIN/MAX TEMP          69           89           70           90           
MAX/MIN RH %          96           58           98           54           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SE  3        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  4         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.17         0.13         0.10         0.07         
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            2            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5720                      5730         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  7                      SW  6        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 40040                     34380        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             30 FAIR      22 FAIR      16 GEN POOR  10 POOR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  21 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  21 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            8            5            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        7            3            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 UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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