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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
425 AM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL...HOLDING OVER THE DELMARVA REGION...WILL REMAIN 
THE MAIN INFLUENCE TO OUR WEATHER FOR SATURDAY...RESULTING IN WEAK 
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS...SCATTERED CLOUDS AND POSSIBLY A FEW SHOWERS 
ANYWHERE FROM THE ALLEGHANY HIGHLANDS THROUGH THE MOUNTAIN EMPIRE. 

A WEAK UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL LIFT NORTH ALONG THE APPALACHIAN 
CHAIN SUNDAY INTO MONDAY...AHEAD OF A WEAK COLD FRONT TO THE WEST. 
THIS FEATURE SHOULD BRING INCREASING MOISTURE ALONG WITH SCATTERED 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS INTO 
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

&&

VAZ019-292115-
ALLEGHANY VA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON
425 AM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          85           61           83           
MIN/MAX RH %          43           95           47           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    11 AM        
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    8230                      6700         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  9                     SW 10        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    74070                     67000        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             35 FAIR      50 GEN GOOD  11 POOR      
ADI LATE              65 GOOD      2 VERY POOR  39 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           4            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH
51 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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