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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
358 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH TONIGHT. AN UPPER DISTURBANCE
PASSES ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES MONDAY FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONT THAT
WILL DROP SOUTH INTO THE AREA TUESDAY...THEN STALL OVER OR NEAR
THE AREA BY WEDNESDAY.

&&

VAZ023-022115-
BOTETOURT-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...FINCASTLE
358 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          89           58           91           
MIN/MAX RH %          37           99           36           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SE  3        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  3         LGT/VAR      SW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    8250                      8780         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  3                      W  8         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    24750                     70240        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4            
ADI EARLY             13 GEN POOR  14 GEN POOR  34 FAIR      
ADI LATE              17 GEN POOR  1 VERY POOR  39 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           3            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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