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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
413 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE REGION TONIGHT AND FRIDAY 
AND CROSS THE AREA FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY. ANTICIPATE INCREASING 
CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND STORMS ON FRIDAY...THAT WILL CONTINUE INTO 
EARLY SATURDAY. COOLER AND SOMEWHAT DRIER WEATHER IS EXPECTED 
TOWARDS THE END OF THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE 
WEDGES DOWN THE EAST SLOPES OF THE APPALACHIANS.

THE WEDGE WILL BREAK MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY. MOISTURE AND ABOVE 
NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL RETURN FOR WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY ALONG
WITH A BETTER CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AHEAD OF A COLD
FRONT. 

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VAZ007-040915-
TAZEWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...TAZEWELL
413 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           40           40           50           
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           84           63           80           
MAX/MIN RH %          98           51           98           60           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N  3         LGT/VAR      E  3         E  5         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      N  4         E  4         SE  5        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.09         0.12         0.09         
PRECIP DURATION       1            2            2            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         9 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            11 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 8860                      6820         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 14                     E  9         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 124040                    61380        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      19 GEN POOR  43 GEN GOOD  26 FAIR      
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  46 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  28 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            8            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        7            2            5            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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