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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.
&&

VAZ018-300915-
CRAIG-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...NEW CASTLE
945 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        SHOWERS      NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           40           30           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           87           56           85           
MAX/MIN RH %          97           54           98           41           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      W  3         NW  5        NW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NW  5        NW  4        NW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.07         0.02         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            2            0                         
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         7 AM         CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            2 AM         CONTINUING   9 PM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6460                      7270         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 10                     W 12         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 64600                     87240        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            3            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             29 FAIR      29 FAIR      48 GEN GOOD  44 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  48 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  51 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            6            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        7            3            6            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 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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