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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
421 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.DISCUSSION...
FRONTAL BOUNDARY APPROACHES OUR AREA BY WEDNESDAY MORNING 
BEFORE STALLING. IT THEN LIFTS 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. 

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VAZ033-072130-
FRANKLIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKY MOUNT
421 AM EDT TUE JUL 7 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            40           
MAX/MIN TEMP          90           69           90           
MIN/MAX RH %          45           91           46           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  3        W  4         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  4        LGT/VAR      W  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.05         
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    1 PM         
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6700                      6630         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 13                     SW 14        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    87100                     92820        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            5            4            
ADI EARLY             16 GEN POOR  38 FAIR      32 FAIR      
ADI LATE              51 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            4            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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