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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
331 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL LINGER ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT. A COLD 
FRONT TO THE NORTHWEST WILL SLIDE SOUTHEAST CROSSING THE AREA
DURING THURSDAY. ADDITIONAL SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS ARE
EXPECTED ALONG THE FRONT INTO THURSDAY EVENING BEFORE DRIER AIR
SWINGS EAST. DRY HIGH PRESSURE FOLLOWS THE FRONT THURSDAY
NIGHT WITH MUCH LOWER HUMIDITY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
&&

NCZ019-300930-
WILKES-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...WILKESBORO
331 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           50           40           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          69           90           61           89           
MAX/MIN RH %          98           54           97           36           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW  3        N  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  4         N  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.07         0.11         0.04         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       3            2            1                         
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         9 AM         CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            3 AM         CONTINUING   11 PM                     
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5540                      7770         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  3                     NW  6        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 16620                     46620        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            3            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4            4            
ADI EARLY             15 GEN POOR  14 GEN POOR  9 POOR       46 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  15 GEN POOR  4 VERY POOR  44 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            8            5            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        8            3            6            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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