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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
312 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE ALONG THE MID ATLANTIC COAST WILL SLIDE SOUTH AND
REMAIN ABOUT OVERHEAD OVERNIGHT INTO SATURDAY. A WEAK UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE WILL LIFT NORTH ALONG THE APPALACHIANS SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY AHEAD OF A WEAK COLD FRONT TO THE WEST. THIS FEATURE SHOULD
BRING INCREASING MOISTURE ALONG WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS INTO EARLY NEXT
WEEK. UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN IN THE WAKE OF
THIS FEATURE...RESULTING IN MORE DIURNAL NATURE SHOWERS AND STORMS
INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.
&&

VAZ014-290915-
MONTGOMERY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BLACKSBURG
312 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          59           82           59           83           
MAX/MIN RH %          96           47           100          51           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              0            
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 2 PM         
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7350                      7420         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  8                      S 12         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 58800                     89040        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            5            5            5            
ADI EARLY             27 FAIR      21 FAIR      31 FAIR      9 POOR       
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  50 GEN GOOD  1 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            7            3            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        7            2            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH
54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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