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

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN TODAY AND
KEEP US 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.

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VAZ034-012115-
BEDFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BEDFORD
324 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          89           66           92           
MIN/MAX RH %          50           100          48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.02         
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    9 AM         
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5610                      6310         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE  1                     E  1         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    5610                      6310         
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            
ADI EARLY             19 GEN POOR  5 VERY POOR  9 POOR       
ADI LATE              21 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  8 POOR       
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            4            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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