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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
346 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL STAY DRAPED IN OUR REGION FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL
DAYS. THIS WILL KEEP A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE FORECAST 
INTO THE WEEKEND. THEREFORE...FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL STAY LOW. 

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VAZ013-020930-
PULASKI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RADFORD...PULASKI
346 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     60           60           60           70           
MIN/MAX TEMP          63           76           62           79           
MAX/MIN RH %          99           74           100          65           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.16         0.42         0.29         0.22         
PRECIP DURATION       5            5            5            5            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4160                      4600         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W  6                      S 13         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 24960                     59800        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            4            4            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             26 FAIR      14 GEN POOR  26 FAIR      30 FAIR      
ADI LATE              7 POOR       20 GEN POOR  7 POOR       43 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            7            5            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        6            4            10           3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 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 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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