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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
348 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE REGION THROUGH THE
END OF THE WEEK. UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES TRACKING THROUGH THE
RIDGING WILL RESULT IN WIDELY SCATTERED MAINLY DIURNAL SHOWERS
AND STORMS INTO FRIDAY. A WEAK BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL DROP
SOUTH THROUGH THE AREA BY THE END OF WEEK BRINGING SOMEWHAT DRIER
AND COOLER AIR FOR THE WEEKEND.

OTHERWISE 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.

&&

NCZ004-022130-
STOKES-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...DANBURY
348 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           30           20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          91           66           91           
MIN/MAX RH %          50           100          47           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.02         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          12 PM        CONTINUING   11 AM        
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM         CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6290                      7340         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  5                      N  8         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    31450                     58720        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            2            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       24 FAIR      26 FAIR      
ADI LATE              19 GEN POOR  3 VERY POOR  32 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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