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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
348 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A SERIES OF WEAK UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL LIFT NORTH ALONG
THE APPALACHIAN CHAIN THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY MONDAY...BRINGING
A GREATER CHANCE FOR SHOWERS TO THE REGION. UPPER LEVEL HIGH
PRESSURE WILL THEN STRENGTHEN AND KEEP US IN A RATHER STAGNANT
PATTERN...MAINTAINING A CHANCE FOR AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. A WIDESPREAD WETTING
RAIN IS NOT EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. VENTILATION AND 
DISPERSION WILL CONTINUE TO BE HAMPERED BY RELATIVELY LIGHT TRANSPORT 
WINDS. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL REMAIN ABOVE 50 PERCENT
THROUGH THE PERIOD.

&&

VAZ017-310915-
FLOYD-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...FLOYD
348 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           40           30           20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           77           62           80           
MAX/MIN RH %          97           63           100          60           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  3         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SE  3        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.05         0.02         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            1            0            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   2 PM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   3 AM         6 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4640                      5230         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE  5                     SE  7        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 23200                     36610        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            3            3            2            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             25 FAIR      8 POOR       19 GEN POOR  11 POOR      
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  21 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  23 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            8            6            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        6            3            10           3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM
RH 61 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
64 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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