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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
728 PM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A DIFFUSE FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL REMAIN IN THE AREA FOR MOST OF
THE WEEK... KEEPING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN OUR
FORECAST. PRECIPITATION THROUGH THIS EVENING WILL BE MORE
WIDESPREAD THAN IN RECENT DAYS...AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
ACCOMPANIED BY LOCALLY HEAVY DOWNPOURS. HOWEVER...A WIDESPREAD
WETTING RAIN IS NOT LIKELY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. 

A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH ON THURSDAY AND ALLOW HIGH 
PRESSURE TO BUILD IN FOR THE WEEKEND. LIGHT TRANSPORT WINDS WILL MAKE 
FOR LOW VENTILATION RATES AND DISPERSION. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY 
VALUES WILL GENERALLY REMAIN ABOVE 50 PERCENT THROUGHOUT THE PERIOD.

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VAZ034-280915-
BEDFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BEDFORD
728 PM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           40           40           20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          65           89           67           91           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          51           100          50           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.06         0.09         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       2            1            2            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         10 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            4 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5560                      6070         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  8                      S  5         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 44480                     30350        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            3            2            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             26 FAIR      30 FAIR      21 FAIR      12 POOR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  33 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  33 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            9            6            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        10           2            9            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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