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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
948 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD EAST INTO THE MID ATLANTIC REGION TONIGHT.
THIS HIGH CENTER WILL STAY OVER MOST OF REGION THIS WEEKEND. A
COUPLE OF UPPER DISTURBANCES MAY BRING A FEW SPOTTY SHOWERS TO THE
MOUNTAINS LATE SATURDAY OR SUNDAY...BUT THE MAJORITY OF THE AREA
WILL REMAIN DRY. THE NEXT SIGNIFICANT CHANCE OF RAIN RETURNS ON MONDAY
AFTERNOON INTO WEDNESDAY. 

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VAZ047-010915-
BUCKINGHAM-
948 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          63           91           61           90           
MAX/MIN RH %          95           36           90           40           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  3         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      W  4         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7460                      6520         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  9                     S  7         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 67140                     45640        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            5            
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  28 FAIR      33 FAIR      8 POOR       
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  46 GEN GOOD  1 VERY POOR  44 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            8            3            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 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 AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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