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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
319 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN AND KEEP US IN 
A RATHER STAGNANT PATTERN WITH A CHANCE FOR AFTERNOON AND EVENING 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDWEEK. 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.

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VAZ019-010915-
ALLEGHANY VA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON
319 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           20           20           40           
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           86           64           86           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          48           100          53           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01         0.14         
PRECIP DURATION       0            1            1            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         12 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            8 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6750                      6860         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE  1                     N  9         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 6750                      61740        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            2            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  25 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  10 POOR      
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  25 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  34 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            9            4            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        7            2            7            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
54 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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