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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
356 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL LIFT NORTH ALONG THE APPALACHIANS 
SUNDAY INTO MONDAY...BRINGING A GREATER CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND A FEW 
THUNDERSTORMS TO THE REGION. UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN 
STRENGTHEN AND KEEP US IN A RATHER STAGNANT PATTERN...WITH A CHANCE FOR 
AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE 
WEEK. WIDESPREAD WETTING RAINFALL IS NOT EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL 
DAYS. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE ON THE INCREASE WITH VALUES 
AT OR ABOVE 50 PERCENT THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. DISPERSION AND 
VENTILATION WILL BE AVERAGE WITH THE LIMITING FACTOR BEING RELATIVELY 
LIGHT TRANSPORT WINDS.

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VAZ034-300915-
BEDFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BEDFORD
356 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           30           30           
MIN/MAX TEMP          63           87           65           87           
MAX/MIN RH %          91           45           93           48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  3         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.06         0.02         
PRECIP DURATION                    0            2            2            
PRECIP BEGIN                       2 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6170                      6680         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  9                     S  2         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 55530                     13360        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            2            2            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            4            
ADI EARLY             32 FAIR      8 POOR       36 FAIR      11 POOR      
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  38 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  9 POOR       
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            4            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...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. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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