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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
324 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN TODAY AND
KEEP US IN A RATHER STAGNANT PATTERN WITH ISOLATED AFTERNOON AND
EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. 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.

&&

VAZ011-012115-
GILES-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...PEARISBURG
324 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           20           20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          86           63           85           
MIN/MAX RH %          51           100          54           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.02         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          1 PM         CONTINUING   6 AM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   11 PM        CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6420                      6430         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  1                      N  7         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    6420                      45010        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             16 GEN POOR  7 POOR       8 POOR       
ADI LATE              16 GEN POOR  1 VERY POOR  25 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            5            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            7            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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