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

.DISCUSSION...

OUR REGION WILL REMAIN SITUATED IN A HOT AND HUMID WEATHER PATTERN 
FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR...WITH DAILY CHANCES OF ISOLATED TO SCATTERED 
SHOWERS...WITH A FEW STORMS...THROUGH AT LEAST FRIDAY. A BACKDOOR 
COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY...AND 
BRING AN INCREASED COVERAGE OF PRECIPITATION IN ADVANCE OF IT LATE 
FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT. DRIER AND COOLER AIR WILL WORK ITS WAY 
INTO THE AREA FOR THE LATTER HALF OF THE WEEKEND INTO THE START OF 
NEXT WEEK.

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NCZ018-030915-
WATAUGA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BOONE
329 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           20           20           40           
MIN/MAX TEMP          59           81           60           79           
MAX/MIN RH %          97           54           95           63           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  3        N  3         N  4         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) N  3         NW  4        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.13         
PRECIP DURATION       0            1            1            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         1 PM         CONTINUING   6 AM         
PRECIP END            8 PM         CONTINUING   1 AM         CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7740                      6640         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 13                      NE  6        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 100620                    39840        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   2            2            2            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  19 GEN POOR  32 FAIR      11 POOR      
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  38 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  21 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            6            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            3            5            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 80 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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