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

.DISCUSSION...
SPOTTY SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE 
MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS UPPER LEVEL TROUGHING WEST 
OF THE APPALACHIANS ALLOWS A SERIES OF WEAK UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES 
TO DRIFT TOWARD THE AREA. SPOTTY RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL BE AROUND A 
TENTH OR TWO OF AN INCH WHERE RAINFALL DOES OCCUR. OTHERWISE...EXPECT 
MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES UNDER LIGHT SOUTH SOUTHEASTERLY SURFACE WINDS 
THROUGH THE DAY. 

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VAZ059-302130-
CHARLOTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...KEYSVILLE
738 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           30           
MAX/MIN TEMP          87           66           86           
MIN/MAX RH %          39           96           50           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      S  3         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  3         SW  3        LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.04         
PRECIP DURATION                    1            2            
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5170                      5460         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 10                     SW  7        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    51700                     38220        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            2            2            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3            
ADI EARLY             12 POOR      24 FAIR      31 FAIR      
ADI LATE              32 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            3            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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