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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
311 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION FROM THE NORTHWEST
TONIGHT AND REMAIN ENTRENCHED ACROSS THE AREA INTO SATURDAY
KEEPING MAINLY DRY WEATHER IN PLACE. A WEAK UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE WILL SLIDE NORTH ALONG THE APPALACHIANS SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY BRINGING BETTER CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND STORMS...MAINLY TO
THE MOUNTAINS INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. HIGH PRESSURE STRENGTHENS IN
THE WAKE OF THIS FEATURE RESULTING IN DRIER AND WARMER WEATHER BY
THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. 
&&

VAZ015-280915-
GRAYSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INDEPENDENCE...WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...
VOLNEY
311 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          56           76           58           79           
MAX/MIN RH %          97           51           94           57           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  3        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SE  3        SE  3        S  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              1            
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 8 AM         
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5450                      5660         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  9                      S 10         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 49050                     56600        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            2            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             32 FAIR      27 FAIR      27 FAIR      24 FAIR      
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  33 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  31 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            7            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
64 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH
58 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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