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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
405 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP THE FORECAST REGION 
IN A RATHER STAGNANT PATTERN WITH ISOLATED AFTERNOON AND EVENING 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. A WIDESPREAD 
WETTING RAIN IS NOT EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. VENTILATION 
AND DISPERSION WILL CONTINUE TO BE HAMPERED BY RELATIVELY LIGHT 
TRANSPORT WINDS. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL GENERALLY 
REMAIN ABOVE 50 PERCENT THROUGH THE PERIOD.

&&

NCZ018-020915-
WATAUGA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BOONE
405 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           30           30           20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          60           81           59           81           
MAX/MIN RH %          99           57           98           53           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NW  3        LGT/VAR      NW  5        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.05         0.02         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            1            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         11 AM        CONTINUING   7 AM         
PRECIP END            11 PM        CONTINUING   12 AM        CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6680                      6700         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  6                     N  9         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 40080                     60300        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            3            3            2            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       10 POOR      14 GEN POOR  21 FAIR      
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  18 GEN POOR  2 VERY POOR  40 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            9            5            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        7            3            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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