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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
413 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM SOUTHERN VIRGINIA...WEST TO 
MISSOURI. THIS EAST-WEST ORIENTED FRONT WILL BECOME THE FOCUS FOR 
NUMEROUS TO WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FOR THURSDAY 
AS AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE RIPPLES EAST ALONG THE FRONT.

TODAY WILL BE THE LAST DAY THIS WEEK WITH MINIMUM RH UNDER 
50 PERCENT.  RH VALUES FOR THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
SHOULD REMAIN ABOVE 50 PERCENT WITH AN OPPORTUNITY FOR
WETTING SHOWERS.  POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR A WIDESPREAD 
HALF /0.50/ TO ONE INCH /1.00/ OF RAIN FROM THURSDAY 
INTO FRIDAY.

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VAZ032-052115-
PATRICK-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...STUART
413 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           30           70           
MAX/MIN TEMP          91           66           82           
MIN/MAX RH %          40           90           63           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  3        W  4         NE  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  5         NE  4        LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.07         0.25         
PRECIP DURATION       1            2            5            
PRECIP BEGIN          3 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7810                      6260         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 10                      S 12         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    78100                     75120        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   3            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            5            3            
ADI EARLY             33 FAIR      26 FAIR      27 FAIR      
ADI LATE              44 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM
RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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