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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
945 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL LINGER ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT. A COLD 
FRONT TO THE NORTHWEST WILL SLIDE SOUTHEAST CROSSING THE AREA
DURING THURSDAY. ADDITIONAL SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS ARE
EXPECTED ALONG THE FRONT INTO THURSDAY EVENING BEFORE DRIER AIR
SWINGS EAST. DRY HIGH PRESSURE FOLLOWS THE FRONT THURSDAY
NIGHT WITH MUCH LOWER HUMIDITY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
&&

VAZ017-300915-
FLOYD-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...FLOYD
945 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           40           40           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           85           60           85           
MAX/MIN RH %          96           56           91           38           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      W  3         NW  6        N  5         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NW  4        NW  6        NW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.10         0.04         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            2            1                         
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         7 AM         CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            2 AM         CONTINUING   10 PM                     
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5210                      6570         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  8                     NW 10        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 41680                     65700        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            3            3            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             22 FAIR      27 FAIR      28 FAIR      52 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  36 FAIR      10 POOR      50 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            6            4            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            3            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST 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 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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