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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
956 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE REGION FROM THE NORTH
TODAY AND CROSS THE AREA OVERNIGHT INTO SATURDAY. ANTICIPATE
INCREASING CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND STORMS THIS AFTERNOON...THAT
WILL CONTINUE INTO EARLY SATURDAY. COOLER AND SOMEWHAT DRIER
WEATHER IS EXPECTED TOWARDS THE END OF THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT
WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE WEDGES DOWN THE EAST SLOPES OF THE
APPALACHIANS.

THE WEDGE WILL BREAK MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY. MOISTURE AND ABOVE 
NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL RETURN FOR WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY ALONG
WITH A BETTER CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AHEAD OF A COLD
FRONT. 

&&

VAZ007-042115-
TAZEWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...TAZEWELL
956 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           40           30           
MAX/MIN TEMP          84           63           80           
MIN/MAX RH %          47           98           57           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      E  4         SE  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  4        E  3         LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.09         0.08         0.02         
PRECIP DURATION       1            2            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          12 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    8200                      7040         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE  7                     SE  8        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    57400                     56320        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   3            3            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             22 FAIR      19 GEN POOR  22 FAIR      
ADI LATE              23 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  33 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            3            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

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

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


 

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