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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
411 AM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE REGION TODAY AND BRING AN INCREASED 
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE REGION. THIS FRONT WILL
STALL OR REMAIN ACROSS THE REGION...KEEPING OUR WEATHER UNSETTLED 
WITH THE THREAT FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGHOUT THE END 
OF THIS WEEK.

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VAZ015-302115-
GRAYSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INDEPENDENCE...WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...
VOLNEY
411 AM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     60           60           40           
MAX/MIN TEMP          79           59           79           
MIN/MAX RH %          53           93           52           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  6G19      W  5         W  8G19      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  7         W  6G18      W  8G18      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.10         0.07         0.08         
PRECIP DURATION       4            3            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    8630                      6120         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 15                     W 21         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    129450                    128520       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   4            4            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            
ADI EARLY             45 GEN GOOD  42 GEN GOOD  43 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              49 GEN GOOD  13 GEN POOR  60 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            4            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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