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

.DISCUSSION...

OUR REGION WILL REMAIN SITUATED IN A HOT AND HUMID WEATHER PATTERN 
FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR...WITH DAILY CHANCES OF ISOLATED TO SCATTERED 
SHOWERS...WITH A FEW STORMS...THROUGH AT LEAST FRIDAY. A BACKDOOR 
COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY...AND 
BRING AN INCREASED COVERAGE OF PRECIPITATION IN ADVANCE OF IT LATE 
FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT. DRIER AND COOLER AIR WILL WORK ITS WAY 
INTO THE AREA FOR THE LATTER HALF OF THE WEEKEND INTO THE START OF 
NEXT WEEK.

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VAZ011-030915-
GILES-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...PEARISBURG
329 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           30           30           40           
MIN/MAX TEMP          62           85           62           85           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          52           100          54           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N  3         LGT/VAR      NW  4        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NW  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.07         0.03         0.10         
PRECIP DURATION       0            1            1            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         11 AM        CONTINUING   6 AM         
PRECIP END            10 PM        CONTINUING   2 AM         CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7830                      7700         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 13                     NE  6        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 101790                    46200        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   2            2            2            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             32 FAIR      28 FAIR      51 GEN GOOD  13 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  56 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  30 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            8            4            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.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 63 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. 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 AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 80 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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