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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
312 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE ALONG THE MID ATLANTIC COAST WILL SLIDE SOUTH AND
REMAIN ABOUT OVERHEAD OVERNIGHT INTO SATURDAY. A WEAK UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE WILL LIFT NORTH ALONG THE APPALACHIANS SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY AHEAD OF A WEAK COLD FRONT TO THE WEST. THIS FEATURE SHOULD
BRING INCREASING MOISTURE ALONG WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS INTO EARLY NEXT
WEEK. UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN IN THE WAKE OF
THIS FEATURE...RESULTING IN MORE DIURNAL NATURE SHOWERS AND STORMS
INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.
&&

NCZ003-290915-
SURRY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...DOBSON
312 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          59           84           65           84           
MAX/MIN RH %          95           46           86           53           
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         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              0            
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 2 PM         
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5920                      6470         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  7                      S 13         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 41440                     84110        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            6            4            3            
ADI EARLY             24 FAIR      23 FAIR      19 GEN POOR  16 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  34 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            7            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT.
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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