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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
533 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA TODAY...THEN STALL ACROSS
THE CAROLINAS WEDNESDAY. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO
FORM ALONG THE FRONT THURSDAY AND MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE MID
ATLANTIC REGION FRIDAY. 

THE BEST CHANCE FOR WETTING SHOWERS THIS WEEK WILL BE THURSDAY
INTO FRIDAY...ASSOCIATED WITH THE AREA OF LOW PRESSURE. 

&&

VAZ010-042130-
BLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BLAND
533 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           20           20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          86           61           84           
MIN/MAX RH %          47           94           47           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  5         W  5         W  4         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  7         W  3         NW  6        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.02         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            0            
PRECIP BEGIN          11 AM        CONTINUING   2 PM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   11 PM        CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6930                      5420         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 16                      NW 16        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    110880                    86720        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   3            3            2            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            
ADI EARLY             42 GEN GOOD  56 GEN GOOD  36 FAIR      
ADI LATE              72 GOOD      3 VERY POOR  51 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS
AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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