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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
936 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT INTO MONDAY
KEEPING MAINLY DRY WEATHER IN PLACE. A COLD FRONT DROPS SOUTHEAST
INTO THE REGION TUESDAY BEFORE STALLING OUT DURING MIDWEEK. LOW 
PRESSURE WILL RIDE ALONG THE FRONT BRINGING A BETTER CHANCE FOR
MORE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND STORMS THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY. A COLD
FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SYSTEM SHOULD CROSS THE AREA BY FRIDAY
NIGHT BRINGING ANOTHER ROUND OF DRIER AND COOLER WEATHER FOR NEXT
WEEKEND.

&&

VAZ015-030915-
GRAYSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INDEPENDENCE...WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...
VOLNEY
936 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          55           85           61           84           
MAX/MIN RH %          99           37           89           49           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  4         W  6         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      W  4         NW  3        W  9G17      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              1            
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 8 AM         
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 8020                      7020         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  8                     NW 26        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 64160                     182520       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            2            2            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5            4            
ADI EARLY             14 GEN POOR  31 FAIR      26 FAIR      54 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  35 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  87 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            10           3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        9            2            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM
RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND
80. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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