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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1259 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE REGION THROUGH THE
END OF THE WEEK. UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES TRACKING THROUGH THE
RIDGING WILL RESULT IN WIDELY SCATTERED MAINLY DIURNAL SHOWERS
AND STORMS INTO FRIDAY. A WEAK BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL DROP
SOUTH THROUGH THE AREA BY THE END OF WEEK BRINGING SOMEWHAT DRIER
AND COOLER AIR FOR THE WEEKEND.

OTHERWISE 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.

&&

VAZ007-022115-
TAZEWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...TAZEWELL
1259 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          84           62           84           
MIN/MAX RH %          48           100          51           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      NW  3        W  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  4        LGT/VAR      NW  5        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.02         
PRECIP DURATION       1                         1            
PRECIP BEGIN          12 PM                     11 AM        
PRECIP END            6 PM                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    8050                      7680         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 10                     N 14         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    80500                     107520       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            2            2            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      32 FAIR      35 FAIR      
ADI LATE              40 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  45 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            4            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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