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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
254 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...
LOWER HUMIDITY ARRIVE WITH HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDING EAST FROM THE MID 
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TODAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE NEXT THREAT 
FOR SHOWERS WILL BE EARLY NEXT WEEK...AND THAT WILL BE SCATTERED
AT BEST.

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NCZ018-312115-
WATAUGA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BOONE
254 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          79           54           81           
MIN/MAX RH %          39           98           43           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  5G17     NW  4        NW  4        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  6        NW  3        NW  5        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6220                      7050         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  7                     NW 14        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    43540                     98700        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            
ADI EARLY             24 FAIR      21 FAIR      37 FAIR      
ADI LATE              25 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  59 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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