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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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VAZ020-040930-
BATH-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...HOT SPRINGS
334 PM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           30           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           85           59           85           
MAX/MIN RH %          97           47           90           41           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  5        W  4         W  5         W  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  3         W  7         NW  3        W  6         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.02         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING                             
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   6 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7220                      7140         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 17                      W 16         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 122740                    114240       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   3            3            2            2            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             59 GEN GOOD  49 GEN GOOD  51 GEN GOOD  39 FAIR      
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  76 GOOD      2 VERY POOR  64 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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