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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
413 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM SOUTHERN VIRGINIA...WEST TO 
MISSOURI. THIS EAST-WEST ORIENTED FRONT WILL BECOME THE FOCUS FOR 
NUMEROUS TO WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FOR THURSDAY 
AS AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE RIPPLES EAST ALONG THE FRONT.

TODAY WILL BE THE LAST DAY THIS WEEK WITH MINIMUM RH UNDER 
50 PERCENT.  RH VALUES FOR THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
SHOULD REMAIN ABOVE 50 PERCENT WITH AN OPPORTUNITY FOR
WETTING SHOWERS.  POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR A WIDESPREAD 
HALF /0.50/ TO ONE INCH /1.00/ OF RAIN FROM THURSDAY 
INTO FRIDAY.

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VAZ014-052115-
MONTGOMERY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BLACKSBURG
413 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        CLOUDY       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            30           80           
MAX/MIN TEMP          87           64           75           
MIN/MAX RH %          45           96           72           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  4         NW  4        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  7         LGT/VAR      SE  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.05         0.34         
PRECIP DURATION                    1            7            
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6120                      5300         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 14                      SW 12        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    85680                     63600        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            3            4            
HAINES INDEX          4            5            3            
ADI EARLY             50 GEN GOOD  31 FAIR      31 FAIR      
ADI LATE              61 GOOD      3 VERY POOR  33 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            4            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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