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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1143 PM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LOW OVER REGION WILL WEAKEN AND SHIFT NORTHEAST TONIGHT. 
A COLD FRONT APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY NIGHT. 
THE FRONT IS EXPECTED TO STALL JUST NORTH OF THE REGION BY 
WEDNESDAY...THEN LIFT 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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VAZ010-070915-
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INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLAND
1143 PM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           20           40           
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           86           65           80           
MAX/MIN RH %          99           46           91           58           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  4        SW  5        W  7G18      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  4        SW  6        W  7G17      W  8G18      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.06         0.05         0.35         
PRECIP DURATION                    0            1            2            
PRECIP BEGIN                       3 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6620                      5730         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 16                     W 17         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 105920                    97410        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   2            3            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             37 FAIR      44 GEN GOOD  66 GOOD      52 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  65 GOOD      8 POOR       55 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            7            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        7            1            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 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 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 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 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 LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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