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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
648 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LOW OVER WEST VIRGINIA WILL SLOWLY LIFT NORTHEAST 
TONIGHT AND REACH WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA BY LATE MONDAY. 
THIS SYSTEM WILL CREATE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FOR OUR REGION. A 
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA FROM THE OHIO VALLEY BY 
WEDNESDAY...THEN STALL AND 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. BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES EARLY IN THE WEEK WILL MODERATE TO 
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES BY THE END OF THE WEEK. MINIMUM RELATIVE 
HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE ABOVE 50 PERCENT FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

&&

VAZ014-060930-
MONTGOMERY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLACKSBURG
648 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           60           40           20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          64           79           62           88           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          65           100          46           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SE  3        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SW  3        LGT/VAR      SW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.45         0.23         0.06         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       7            4            1            0            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   2 PM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   2 AM         CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5100                      6620         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 18                      W 15         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 91800                     99300        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   4            2            2            2            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            5            
ADI EARLY             42 GEN GOOD  61 GOOD      34 FAIR      29 FAIR      
ADI LATE              7 POOR       66 GOOD      1 VERY POOR  57 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            8            6            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        8            3            8            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 IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 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 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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