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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1143 PM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LOW OVER REGION WILL WEAKEN AND SHIFT NORTHEAST TONIGHT. 
A COLD FRONT APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY NIGHT. 
THE FRONT IS EXPECTED TO STALL JUST NORTH OF THE REGION BY 
WEDNESDAY...THEN 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. 
TEMPERATURES RISE TO AT OR ABOVE NORMAL BY MIDWEEK. 

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VAZ047-070915-
BUCKINGHAM-
1143 PM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            20           40           
MIN/MAX TEMP          67           92           71           89           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          43           88           49           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  3        S  3         SW  4        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  3        SW  5        SW  4        SW  6        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.00         0.01         0.14         
PRECIP DURATION       1                         1            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                      8 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            1 AM                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4910                      5400         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 14                     SW  9        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 68740                     48600        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   2            1            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4            4            
ADI EARLY             28 FAIR      35 FAIR      38 FAIR      39 FAIR      
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  56 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  42 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            9            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        7            1            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...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. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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