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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
336 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NORTHWEST TONIGHT. THE FRONT IS
EXPECTED TO STALL JUST NORTH OF THE REGION BY WEDNESDAY...THEN
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. TEMPERATURES 
RISE TO AT OR ABOVE NORMAL BY MIDWEEK. 

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VAZ016-080915-
CARROLL-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...GALAX
336 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           40           40           20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          66           82           65           86           
MAX/MIN RH %          93           57           94           47           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  4        W  6G17      W  5         W  6         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  5         W  8G17      W  4         W  8         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.10         0.04         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       0            1            1            0            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         8 AM         CONTINUING   2 PM         
PRECIP END            3 AM         CONTINUING   10 PM        6 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5500                      5940         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 21                      W 21         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 115500                    124740       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   2            3            3            2            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             49 GEN GOOD  44 GEN GOOD  57 GEN GOOD  62 GOOD      
ADI LATE              10 POOR      63 GOOD      7 POOR       66 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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