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

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT INTO MONDAY
KEEPING MAINLY DRY WEATHER IN PLACE. A COLD FRONT DROPS SOUTHEAST
INTO THE REGION TUESDAY BEFORE STALLING OUT DURING MIDWEEK. LOW 
PRESSURE WILL RIDE ALONG THE FRONT BRINGING A BETTER CHANCE FOR
MORE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND STORMS THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY. A COLD
FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SYSTEM SHOULD CROSS THE AREA BY FRIDAY
NIGHT BRINGING ANOTHER ROUND OF DRIER AND COOLER WEATHER FOR NEXT
WEEKEND.

&&

VAZ024-030915-
ROCKBRIDGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA
310 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          55           90           63           89           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          38           93           44           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  4        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SW  6        LGT/VAR      W  7         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 8250                      7390         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 13                     W 18         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 107250                    133020       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            2            2            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             21 FAIR      11 POOR      42 GEN GOOD  53 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  58 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  90 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            9            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        7            2            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 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 60 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
53 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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