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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
421 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.DISCUSSION...
FRONTAL BOUNDARY APPROACHES OUR AREA BY WEDNESDAY MORNING 
BEFORE STALLING. IT THEN LIFTS BACK NORTH AS A WARM FRONT LATE IN THE 
WEEK...AS HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT BUILDS ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST STATES.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL ACCOMPANY THE FRONT. 
TEMPERATURES RISE TO AT OR ABOVE NORMAL BY MIDWEEK. 

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VAZ007-072130-
TAZEWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TAZEWELL
421 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           30           50           
MAX/MIN TEMP          84           66           81           
MIN/MAX RH %          52           93           58           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  5        SW  5        W  7G17      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  8        SW  6        W  8G18      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.19         
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6490                      5140         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 14                     SW 20        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    90860                     102800       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   2            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      42 GEN GOOD  52 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              54 GEN GOOD  8 POOR       65 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            4            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 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 60 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH
62 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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