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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
957 AM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL APPROACH THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON AND
BRING AN INCREASED CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. THIS
FRONT WILL STALL OR REMAIN ACROSS THE MID ATLANTIC AND
SOUTHEAST...KEEPING OUR WEATHER UNSETTLED WITH THE THREAT FOR
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE END OF THIS WEEK.

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NCZ019-302115-
WILKES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WILKESBORO
957 AM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     50           60           30           
MAX/MIN TEMP          86           63           84           
MIN/MAX RH %          49           97           48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  3         W  3         W  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  6        LGT/VAR      W  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.07         0.07         0.04         
PRECIP DURATION       2            3            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          10 AM        CONTINUING   9 AM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 AM         CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7920                      6330         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 16                     SW 12        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    126720                    75960        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   4            4            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4            
ADI EARLY             23 FAIR      43 GEN GOOD  29 FAIR      
ADI LATE              53 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  47 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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