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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.

&&

VAZ047-020915-
BUCKINGHAM-
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          67           91           68           91           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          47           96           42           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.06         0.08         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                    1            2            0            
PRECIP BEGIN                       11 AM        CONTINUING   2 PM         
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   2 AM         6 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6250                      6480         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W  6                      N  6         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 37500                     38880        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            3            3            2            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             16 GEN POOR  8 POOR       13 GEN POOR  19 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  19 GEN POOR  2 VERY POOR  37 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            10           4            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        7            2            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 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 MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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