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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
457 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A FRONTAL ZONE WILL REMAIN DRAPED ACROSS THE REGION FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL
DAYS. THIS WILL KEEP A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE FORECAST 
INTO THE WEEKEND. EXPECT GOOD VENTILATION AND DISPERSION TODAY...BUT LOWERING
MIXING HEIGHTS WILL REDUCE VENTILATION AND DISPERSION FOR THE LATTER PORTION
OF THE WEEK AND INTO THE WEEKEND...AND MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL 
GENERALLY REMAIN ABOVE 50 PERCENT. 

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VAZ032-012130-
PATRICK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STUART
457 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           20           60           
MAX/MIN TEMP          86           64           82           
MIN/MAX RH %          44           95           57           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  4         W  3         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  6         NW  3        LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.04         0.24         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            5            
PRECIP BEGIN          1 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6810                      5040         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 14                      W  5         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    95340                     25200        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   3            3            4            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3            
ADI EARLY             52 GEN GOOD  28 FAIR      11 POOR      
ADI LATE              61 GOOD      6 VERY POOR  26 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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