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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
425 AM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL...HOLDING OVER THE DELMARVA REGION...WILL REMAIN 
THE MAIN INFLUENCE TO OUR WEATHER FOR SATURDAY...RESULTING IN WEAK 
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS...SCATTERED CLOUDS AND POSSIBLY A FEW SHOWERS 
ANYWHERE FROM THE ALLEGHANY HIGHLANDS THROUGH THE MOUNTAIN EMPIRE. 

A WEAK UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL LIFT NORTH ALONG THE APPALACHIAN 
CHAIN 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.

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VAZ010-292115-
BLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BLAND
425 AM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            30           
MAX/MIN TEMP          82           61           80           
MIN/MAX RH %          46           92           53           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.03         
PRECIP DURATION       0                         1            
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM                      11 AM        
PRECIP END            6 PM                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7540                      6990         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  8                     S  6         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    60320                     41940        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             27 FAIR      36 FAIR      11 POOR      
ADI LATE              35 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  27 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH
58 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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