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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
348 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL STALL ACROSS THE CAROLINAS WEDNESDAY. 
THIS WILL BRING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE 
REGION THROUGH MIDWEEK. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED 
TO FORM ALONG THE FRONT THURSDAY AND MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS 
THE MID ATLANTIC REGION FRIDAY...WITH A MUCH BETTER CHANCE 
WIDESPREAD WETTING RAINFALL ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL INCREASE TO GREATER THAN 
50 PERCENT AREAWIDE BY THURSDAY. VENTILATION RATES AND DISPERSION
WILL BE GOOD THROUGH TOMORROW WITH A TYPICAL DIURNAL BIAS...BUT 
MIXING HEIGHTS WILL BE LOWERING BY THURSDAY.

&&

WVZ043-050930-
SUMMERS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HINTON...HIX
348 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           0            70           
MIN/MAX TEMP          63           84           59           79           
MAX/MIN RH %          99           52           96           63           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  4         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NW  5        LGT/VAR      S  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.00         0.27         
PRECIP DURATION                    1                         4            
PRECIP BEGIN                       1 PM                      7 AM         
PRECIP END                         6 PM                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5700                      5870         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 14                      SW 16        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 79800                     93920        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            2            2            4            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            4            
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      34 FAIR      29 FAIR      17 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  42 GEN GOOD  1 VERY POOR  48 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            7            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM
RH 70 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM
RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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