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

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP THE FORECAST REGION 
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.

&&

VAZ014-020915-
MONTGOMERY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BLACKSBURG
405 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           40           30           20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          63           86           61           86           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          55           100          53           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NW  3        LGT/VAR      N  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.06         0.03         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       0            1            1            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         11 AM        CONTINUING   7 AM         
PRECIP END            10 PM        CONTINUING   2 AM         CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 8460                      7720         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  7                     N  8         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 59220                     61760        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            3            3            2            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  15 GEN POOR  22 FAIR      21 FAIR      
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  23 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  28 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            10           5            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        8            3            7            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.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 MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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