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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.

&&

NCZ004-290915-
STOKES-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...DANBURY
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          70           90           71           91           
MAX/MIN RH %          96           56           98           53           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SE  3        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  4         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.30         0.12         0.08         0.06         
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            2            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   8 AM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   5 AM         CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5240                      4840         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  6                      SW  7        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 31440                     33880        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             26 FAIR      24 FAIR      21 FAIR      13 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  20 GEN POOR  2 VERY POOR  25 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            8            5            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        7            3            7            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 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
51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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