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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.

&&

VAZ007-292115-
TAZEWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...TAZEWELL
421 AM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           40           50           
MAX/MIN TEMP          85           66           86           
MIN/MAX RH %          55           98           58           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW  5        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.12         0.05         0.10         
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          10 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6320                      4950         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  5                      NW  9        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    31600                     44550        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             7 POOR       19 GEN POOR  24 FAIR      
ADI LATE              24 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  32 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            7            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            7            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH
44 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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