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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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VAZ011-072130-
GILES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PEARISBURG
421 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           50           
MAX/MIN TEMP          85           67           82           
MIN/MAX RH %          49           91           58           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  4         SW  4        W  7G20      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  6        SW  4G17     W  8G20      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.16         
PRECIP DURATION                    1            2            
PRECIP BEGIN                       9 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6850                      5680         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 10                     W 22         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    68500                     124960       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   2            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            
ADI EARLY             27 FAIR      46 GEN GOOD  46 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              56 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  65 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            4            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            1            

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 MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
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 MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 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 MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 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 IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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