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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.
&&

NCZ006-290915-
CASWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...YANCEYVILLE
312 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          60           87           62           90           
MAX/MIN RH %          94           41           99           43           
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)                 5790                      6900         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  7                      S 10         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 40530                     69000        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  20 GEN POOR  26 FAIR      16 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  44 GEN GOOD  1 VERY POOR  49 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            7            3            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            7            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 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 54 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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