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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
405 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP THE FORECAST REGION 
IN A RATHER STAGNANT PATTERN WITH ISOLATED AFTERNOON AND EVENING 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. A WIDESPREAD 
WETTING RAIN IS NOT EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. VENTILATION 
AND DISPERSION WILL CONTINUE TO BE HAMPERED BY RELATIVELY LIGHT 
TRANSPORT WINDS. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL GENERALLY 
REMAIN ABOVE 50 PERCENT THROUGH THE PERIOD.

&&

VAZ033-020915-
FRANKLIN-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...ROCKY MOUNT
405 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            40           40           20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          66           90           66           91           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          49           96           45           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.07         0.03         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                    1            1            0            
PRECIP BEGIN                       11 AM        CONTINUING   2 PM         
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   2 AM         CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7410                      7350         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  9                     N  7         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 66690                     51450        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            3            3            2            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            4            
ADI EARLY             12 POOR      13 GEN POOR  42 GEN GOOD  20 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  40 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  28 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            9            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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