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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
357 AM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LOW WILL MOVE INTO THE MID ATLANTIC BY MONDAY NIGHT. THIS
SYSTEM WILL CREATE MORE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FOR OUR REGION
TODAY...WITH GREATEST CONCENTRATION FROM THE GREENBRIER VALLEY TO
NORTH OF LYNCHBURG...WITH ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED COVERAGE IN
THE NORTH CAROLINA COUNTIES. A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE
OHIO VALLEY WEDNESDAY...THEN STALLS AND 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. AT THE MOMENT THE DRIEST DAY THIS WEEK WILL BE
TUESDAY.

&&

VAZ009-062115-
SMYTH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARION
357 AM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     50           40           20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          79           62           84           
MIN/MAX RH %          61           100          50           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  5         W  3         SW  4        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  6         SW  3        W  7         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.09         0.02         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       2            1            0            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   3 PM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   11 PM        CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5640                      7000         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 17                      W 15         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    95880                     105000       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            
ADI EARLY             49 GEN GOOD  37 FAIR      55 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              52 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  63 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            6            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            7            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM
RH 61 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 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 53 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 58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...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.

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


 

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