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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
421 AM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A DIFFUSE FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL REMAIN IN THE AREA THROUGH
TONIGHT...KEEPING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AROUND AT TIMES. LOCALLY HEAVY DOWNPOURS WILL ACCOMPANY
THUNDERSTORMS BUT A WIDESPREAD WETTING RAIN IS NOT LIKELY
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY.

A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH FROM THE NORTHWEST ON
THURSDAY AND ALLOW HIGH PRESSURE TO BUILD IN FOR THE WEEKEND.
ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND STORMS ARE LIKELY WITH THIS FRONT BEFORE
DRIER AIR WORKS IN FOR THE END OF THE WEEK.

&&

VAZ046-292115-
APPOMATTOX-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...APPOMATTOX
421 AM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           30           40           
MAX/MIN TEMP          89           71           91           
MIN/MAX RH %          57           96           54           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      S  3         SW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.02         0.03         
PRECIP DURATION       2            3            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          7 AM         CONTINUING   11 AM        
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 AM         CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4350                      4790         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  6                     W  2         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    26100                     9580         
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            
ADI EARLY             18 GEN POOR  17 GEN POOR  13 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              25 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  27 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           6            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            7            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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