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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
858 PM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE REGION LATE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY...THEN 
STALL OVER OUR AREA WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY. A SERIES OF LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEMS TRACKING ALONG THE FRONT INTO THE WEEKEND WILL
KEEP THE WEATHER UNSETTLED DURING THIS PERIOD. THE BEST CHANCE FOR 
WETTING RAINS WILL BE ON THURSDAY...WHEN AN ORGANIZED CONVECTIVE 
SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO MOVE THROUGH.

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VAZ017-010915-
FLOYD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLOYD
858 PM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           30           30           60           
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           82           62           77           
MAX/MIN RH %          98           51           96           62           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  5        W  7         W  6         W  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  7         W  8         NW  5        SW  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.01         0.06         0.25         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            3            8            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         2 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            1 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6580                      4310         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 17                      SW 17        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 111860                    73270        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   3            3            3            4            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      36 FAIR      44 GEN GOOD  22 FAIR      
ADI LATE              9 POOR       53 GEN GOOD  8 POOR       59 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            7            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            5            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM
RH 59 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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