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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
305 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD EAST ACROSS THE REGION OVERNIGHT AND
REMAIN IN PLACE SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT. AN UPPER DISTURBANCE
PASSES ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES MONDAY FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONT THAT
WILL DROP SOUTH INTO THE AREA TUESDAY...THEN STALL OVER OR NEAR
THE AREA BY WEDNESDAY.

&&

NCZ019-020915-
WILKES-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...WILKESBORO
305 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          60           89           61           90           
MAX/MIN RH %          89           37           97           35           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  3        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SE  3        LGT/VAR      W  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7580                      7080         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  3                      W 10         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 22740                     70800        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5            5            
ADI EARLY             29 FAIR      20 GEN POOR  15 GEN POOR  32 FAIR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  21 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  47 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            4            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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