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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
330 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE TO KEEP THE AREA DRY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
NOT GOING TO SEE A GREAT CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR STORMS IN
THIS PATTERN NEXT WEEK...BUT CANNOT RULE OUT SCATTERED
SHOWERS MIDWEEK AS A BACKDOOR FRONT MOVES IN.

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VAZ023-012115-
BOTETOURT-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...FINCASTLE
330 AM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          87           60           87           
MIN/MAX RH %          37           90           39           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  3         NW  4        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  7         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    8660                      8440         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 14                      SW  5        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    121240                    42200        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4            
ADI EARLY             33 FAIR      42 GEN GOOD  14 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              61 GOOD      2 VERY POOR  33 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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