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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
939 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.DISCUSSION...
WE WILL REMAIN IN A MUGGY AND VERY WARM AIRMASS THROUGH THE
WEEK...DESPITE A COUPLE OF WEAK FRONTS MOVING ACROSS. THERE WILL
BE A THREAT OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EACH DAY.

NCZ003-020915-
SURRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOBSON
939 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           30           20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          66           91           66           90           
MAX/MIN RH %          96           45           100          50           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SW  4        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.02         0.03         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                    1            1            0            
PRECIP BEGIN                       1 PM         CONTINUING   2 PM         
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   1 AM         6 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6680                      7880         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  9                     SW  3        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 60120                     23640        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            3            3            2            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             34 FAIR      22 FAIR      36 FAIR      40 FAIR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  46 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  42 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            7            4            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS AND A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS AND A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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