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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
413 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM SOUTHERN VIRGINIA...WEST TO 
MISSOURI. THIS EAST-WEST ORIENTED FRONT WILL BECOME THE FOCUS FOR 
NUMEROUS TO WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FOR THURSDAY 
AS AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE RIPPLES EAST ALONG THE FRONT.

TODAY WILL BE THE LAST DAY THIS WEEK WITH MINIMUM RH UNDER 
50 PERCENT.  RH VALUES FOR THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
SHOULD REMAIN ABOVE 50 PERCENT WITH AN OPPORTUNITY FOR
WETTING SHOWERS.  POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR A WIDESPREAD 
HALF /0.50/ TO ONE INCH /1.00/ OF RAIN FROM THURSDAY 
INTO FRIDAY.

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WVZ044-052115-
MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...UNION
413 AM EDT WED AUG 5 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        CLOUDY       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            30           90           
MAX/MIN TEMP          84           61           73           
MIN/MAX RH %          48           94           76           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  3         NW  5        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  7         LGT/VAR      SE  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.04         0.41         
PRECIP DURATION                    1            8            
PRECIP BEGIN                       12 AM        CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5190                      4980         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 14                      SW 12        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    72660                     59760        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            3            4            
HAINES INDEX          3            5            3            
ADI EARLY             47 GEN GOOD  29 FAIR      20 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              54 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  30 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 71 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 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 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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