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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
357 AM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LOW WILL MOVE INTO THE MID ATLANTIC BY MONDAY NIGHT. THIS
SYSTEM WILL CREATE MORE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FOR OUR REGION
TODAY...WITH GREATEST CONCENTRATION FROM THE GREENBRIER VALLEY TO
NORTH OF LYNCHBURG...WITH ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED COVERAGE IN
THE NORTH CAROLINA COUNTIES. A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE
OHIO VALLEY WEDNESDAY...THEN STALLS AND LIFTS 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. AT THE MOMENT THE DRIEST DAY THIS WEEK WILL BE
TUESDAY.

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VAZ010-062115-
BLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLAND
357 AM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     60           40           20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          77           62           84           
MIN/MAX RH %          63           100          47           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  4        W  4         W  4         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  6         SW  4        SW  7        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.12         0.02         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       3            1            0            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   3 PM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   11 PM        CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5250                      6820         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 16                      W 15         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    84000                     102300       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   3            3            2            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             46 GEN GOOD  39 FAIR      49 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              54 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  65 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            6            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            7            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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