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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
648 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LOW OVER WEST VIRGINIA WILL SLOWLY LIFT NORTHEAST 
TONIGHT AND REACH WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA BY LATE MONDAY. 
THIS SYSTEM WILL CREATE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FOR OUR REGION. A 
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA FROM THE OHIO VALLEY BY 
WEDNESDAY...THEN STALL AND LIFT 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. BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES EARLY IN THE WEEK WILL MODERATE TO 
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES BY THE END OF THE WEEK. MINIMUM RELATIVE 
HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE ABOVE 50 PERCENT FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

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VAZ034-060930-
BEDFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BEDFORD
648 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     70           60           50           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          66           83           65           91           
MAX/MIN RH %          99           63           100          42           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)E  3         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  3         LGT/VAR      SW  5        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.75         0.25         0.07         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       7            4            1                         
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   2 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4720                      6080         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 15                     SW  8        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 70800                     48640        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   4            2            2            2            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             26 FAIR      30 FAIR      38 FAIR      17 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  43 GEN GOOD  1 VERY POOR  43 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            9            6            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        9            3            8            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST 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 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 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 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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