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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
334 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL WORK NORTHEAST THROUGH THE AREA TONIGHT
INTO SATURDAY FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONT. THE COLD FRONT WILL HANG
UP JUST SOUTH OF US SATURDAY NIGH INTO MONDAY. THIS WILL KEEP OUR
AREA IN AN UNSETTLED PATTERN THROUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND...WITH 
WETTING RAINFALL EACH DAY. THE COMBINATION OF RELATIVELY LOW MIXING 
HEIGHTS AND LIGHT TRANSPORT WINDS WILL CREATE FAIR TO POOR VENTILATION 
AND DISPERSION THROUGH THE PERIOD. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL 
BE ABOVE 50 PERCENT FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

&&

VAZ058-040915-
HALIFAX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH BOSTON
334 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           50           50           70           
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           84           67           82           
MAX/MIN RH %          99           58           100          62           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      W  3         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      W  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.24         0.14         0.14         0.22         
PRECIP DURATION       5            2            2            8            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4740                      3610         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  6                     SE  7        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 28440                     25270        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            3            4            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             30 FAIR      24 FAIR      12 POOR      7 POOR       
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  23 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  20 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            8            6            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        8            3            9            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY 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. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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