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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
411 AM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE REGION TODAY AND BRING AN INCREASED 
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE REGION. THIS FRONT WILL
STALL OR REMAIN ACROSS THE REGION...KEEPING OUR WEATHER UNSETTLED 
WITH THE THREAT FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGHOUT THE END 
OF THIS WEEK.

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VAZ023-302115-
BOTETOURT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FINCASTLE
411 AM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           60           30           
MAX/MIN TEMP          85           63           85           
MIN/MAX RH %          48           96           49           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  3        SW  4        W  4         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  6        LGT/VAR      W  6         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.07         0.05         0.03         
PRECIP DURATION       3            3            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          8 AM         CONTINUING   9 AM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   3 AM         CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    8140                      7370         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 14                     W 13         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    113960                    95810        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   3            4            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      37 FAIR      41 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              48 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  59 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            7            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 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 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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