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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
346 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...
COLD FRONT CROSSES THE AREA TODAY. EXPECT A GENERAL SCATTERING
OF SHOWERS OR STORMS...WITH THE BEST CHANCE IN THE PIEDMONT.
DRY HIGH PRESSURE FOLLOWS THE FRONT LATER TONIGHT WITH MUCH
LOWER HUMIDITY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
&&

NCZ004-302130-
STOKES-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...DANBURY
346 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     50           40           0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          92           65           89           
MIN/MAX RH %          49           84           33           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      N  3         N  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  3        N  3         N  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.10         0.03         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       3            1                         
PRECIP BEGIN          9 AM         CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   8 PM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5030                      6690         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  5                      NW  6        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    25150                     40140        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      16 GEN POOR  39 FAIR      
ADI LATE              27 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  42 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            5            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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