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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
533 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA TODAY...THEN STALL ACROSS
THE CAROLINAS WEDNESDAY. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO
FORM ALONG THE FRONT THURSDAY AND MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE MID
ATLANTIC REGION FRIDAY. 

THE BEST CHANCE FOR WETTING SHOWERS THIS WEEK WILL BE THURSDAY
INTO FRIDAY...ASSOCIATED WITH THE AREA OF LOW PRESSURE. 

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VAZ011-042130-
GILES-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...PEARISBURG
533 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          87           61           85           
MIN/MAX RH %          47           95           47           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  4         W  6         W  4         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  7         W  4         NW  6        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       0                         0            
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM                      3 PM         
PRECIP END            6 PM                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6820                      5380         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 17                      NW 15        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    115940                    80700        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   2            2            2            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             35 FAIR      55 GEN GOOD  49 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              77 GOOD      3 VERY POOR  42 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM
RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
61 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS
AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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