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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
703 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL STAY DRAPED IN OUR REGION FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL
DAYS. THIS WILL KEEP A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE FORECAST 
INTO THE WEEKEND. THEREFORE...FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL STAY LOW. 

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NCZ019-020930-
WILKES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WILKESBORO
703 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     100          60           60           70           
MIN/MAX TEMP          63           81           63           82           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          63           100          64           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  5         LGT/VAR      W  3         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SW  4        LGT/VAR      W  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.10         0.25         0.31         0.25         
PRECIP DURATION       3            5            5            5            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4420                      5060         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 12                      NW  6        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 53040                     30360        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            3            4            4            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             40 FAIR      16 GEN POOR  35 FAIR      22 FAIR      
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  29 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  24 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            8            5            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        6            3            9            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM
RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 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 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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