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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
334 PM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE NORTHWEST WILL BRING A CHANCE 
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE AREA LATE TONIGHT AND TUESDAY.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BRING DRY AND HOT CONDITIONS TO THE REGION 
WEDNESDAY BEFORE THE NEXT FRONTAL SYSTEM BRINGS A CHANCE FOR 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BACK TO THE FORECAST FOR THE END OF
THE WEEK. VENTILATION RATES AND DISPERSION WILL GENERALLY BE GOOD 
WITH A TYPICAL DIURNAL BIAS. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL 
INCREASE FROM THE 30S AND 40S TODAY TO NO LOWER THAN 50 PERCENT BY 
THURSDAY. 

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VAZ017-040930-
FLOYD-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...FLOYD
334 PM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            30           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          62           86           63           85           
MAX/MIN RH %          87           45           89           47           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  5        W  4         NW  7        NW  4        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  5        W  6         NW  5        NW  6        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.04         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                    1                                      
PRECIP BEGIN                       10 AM                                  
PRECIP END                         6 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7440                      6650         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 18                      NW 14        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 133920                    93100        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   2            3            2            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             44 GEN GOOD  31 FAIR      58 GEN GOOD  40 FAIR      
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  76 GOOD      6 VERY POOR  56 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
62 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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