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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
453 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...
LOW PRESSURE MOVING OFF THE MIDDLE ATLANTIC COAST WILL PUSH A COLD 
FRONT THROUGH THE REGION TODAY...BRINGING US ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS 
WITH A FEW RUMBLES OF THUNDER. THE COLD FRONT WILL HANG UP JUST TO OUR
SOUTH SATURDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY. THIS WILL KEEP OUR AREA IN AN UNSETTLED
PATTERN THROUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND AND INTO THE FIRST PART OF NEXT WEEK...
WITH WETTING RAINFALL EACH DAY. THE COMBINATION OF RELATIVELY LOW MIXING 
HEIGHTS AND LIGHT TRANSPORT WINDS WILL CREATE FAIR TO POOR VENTILATION 
AND DISPERSION THROUGH THE PERIOD. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL 
BE ABOVE 50 PERCENT FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

&&

VAZ011-042115-
GILES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PEARISBURG
453 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     50           30           80           
MAX/MIN TEMP          76           61           76           
MIN/MAX RH %          68           100          65           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  6G17      NW  4        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.17         0.05         0.24         
PRECIP DURATION       2            1            7            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4850                      4250         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 10                     SE  5        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    48500                     21250        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   3            1            4            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             41 GEN GOOD  21 FAIR      8 POOR       
ADI LATE              37 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  30 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            6            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            8            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
MINIMUM RH 60 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 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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