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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
311 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION FROM THE NORTHWEST
TONIGHT AND REMAIN ENTRENCHED ACROSS THE AREA INTO SATURDAY
KEEPING MAINLY DRY WEATHER IN PLACE. A WEAK UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE WILL SLIDE NORTH ALONG THE APPALACHIANS SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY BRINGING BETTER CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND STORMS...MAINLY TO
THE MOUNTAINS INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. HIGH PRESSURE STRENGTHENS IN
THE WAKE OF THIS FEATURE RESULTING IN DRIER AND WARMER WEATHER BY
THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. 
&&

VAZ010-280915-
BLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BLAND
311 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          55           80           59           81           
MAX/MIN RH %          99           46           90           50           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  3        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  3         S  3         S  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              0            
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 2 PM         
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6830                      6630         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  9                      S 10         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 61470                     66300        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            2            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            4            
ADI EARLY             25 FAIR      31 FAIR      42 GEN GOOD  27 FAIR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  40 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  42 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            7            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH
58 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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