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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
413 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE REGION TONIGHT AND FRIDAY 
AND CROSS THE AREA FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY. ANTICIPATE INCREASING 
CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND STORMS ON FRIDAY...THAT WILL CONTINUE INTO 
EARLY SATURDAY. COOLER AND SOMEWHAT DRIER WEATHER IS EXPECTED 
TOWARDS THE END OF THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE 
WEDGES DOWN THE EAST SLOPES OF THE APPALACHIANS.

THE WEDGE WILL BREAK MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY. MOISTURE AND ABOVE 
NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL RETURN FOR WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY ALONG
WITH A BETTER CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AHEAD OF A COLD
FRONT. 

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VAZ059-040915-
CHARLOTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...KEYSVILLE
413 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           50           50           30           
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           90           67           79           
MAX/MIN RH %          99           51           100          71           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  3        NE  4        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      N  4         LGT/VAR      NE  5        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.07         0.11         0.02         
PRECIP DURATION       1            2            2            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         8 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            11 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5860                      3620         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  8                      NE  8        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 46880                     28960        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            3            2            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             7 POOR       3 VERY POOR  27 FAIR      24 FAIR      
ADI LATE              0 VERY POOR  29 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  28 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            10           4            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        7            3            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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