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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
434 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PUSH ACROSS NEW ENGLAND THROUGH THE DAY...
SHIFTING WINDS FROM THE EAST DURING EARLY AFTERNOON...AND FROM 
THE SOUTHEAST DURING THE EVENING. THIS WINDFLOW WILL DRAW 
ATLANTIC MOISTURE INTO THE AREA...RESULTING IN SCATTERED CLOUDS 
AREAWIDE...AS WELL AS ISOLATED SHOWERS DURING THE AFTERNOON AND 
EVENING FOR THE MOUNTAINS. A WEAK UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL 
SLIDE NORTH ALONG THE APPALACHIANS SUNDAY INTO MONDAY...BRINGING 
BETTER CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND STORMS...MORE SO FOR THE MOUNTAINS.

&&

VAZ017-282200-
FLOYD-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...FLOYD
434 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          77           59           78           
MIN/MAX RH %          54           94           53           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SE  3        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SE  3        LGT/VAR      S  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5680                      5350         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  9                      SW  5        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    51120                     26750        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             23 FAIR      22 FAIR      17 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              27 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  26 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            5            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHEAST 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 58 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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