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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
254 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...
LOWER HUMIDITY ARRIVE WITH HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDING EAST FROM THE MID 
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TODAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE NEXT THREAT 
FOR SHOWERS WILL BE EARLY NEXT WEEK...AND THAT WILL BE SCATTERED
AT BEST.

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VAZ035-312115-
AMHERST-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...AMHERST
254 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          88           62           89           
MIN/MAX RH %          35           89           37           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N  3         W  3         W  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  3        NW  3        W  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6110                      7400         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  6                      W 16         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    36660                     118400       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            
ADI EARLY             26 FAIR      17 GEN POOR  26 FAIR      
ADI LATE              23 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  73 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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