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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
940 PM EDT MON JUN 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE EAST OF THE REGION OVERNIGHT ALL WHILE A 
WARM FRONT LIFTS NORTH THROUGH THE OHIO VALLEY. TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY 
NIGHT...A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE REGION AND BRING AN INCREASED 
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND STORMS TO THE REGION. WEDNESDAY THROUGH THE 
UPCOMING WEEKEND...OUR AREA WILL BE IN LINE FOR ADDITIONAL ACTIVE 
WEATHER PATTERNS TO HEAD SOUTHEAST INTO AND TROUGH THE REGION...WITH 
THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY HAVING THE BEST CHANCES. 

&&

NCZ019-300915-
WILKES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WILKESBORO
940 PM EDT MON JUN 29 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           40           50           30           
MIN/MAX TEMP          62           87           61           84           
MAX/MIN RH %          95           47           100          47           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  3        LGT/VAR      W  4         W  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SW  6        LGT/VAR      W  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.06         0.06         0.02         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            1            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          9 PM         10 AM        CONTINUING   9 AM         
PRECIP END            6 AM         CONTINUING   3 AM         CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7670                      5660         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 17                     W 10         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 130390                    56600        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            3            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             32 FAIR      26 FAIR      51 GEN GOOD  22 FAIR      
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  58 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  51 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            7            5            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            7            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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