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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
955 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. 

&&

VAZ018-080915-
CRAIG-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...NEW CASTLE
955 PM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           60           60           20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          66           80           65           88           
MAX/MIN RH %          93           61           95           46           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      W  7G21      W  7G18      W  6         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  4         W  9G22      W  5         W  9G18      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.18         0.06         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            3            1            0            
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   2 PM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   1 AM         CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4480                      6000         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 26                      W 23         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 116480                    138000       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   3            4            4            2            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             49 GEN GOOD  41 GEN GOOD  78 GOOD      62 GOOD      
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  64 GOOD      11 POOR      71 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            3            6            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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