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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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VAZ014-070915-
MONTGOMERY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLACKSBURG
1143 PM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           20           40           
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           87           66           84           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          46           95           53           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      W  3         SW  3        W  5         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SW  5        W  4         W  7         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.02         0.25         
PRECIP DURATION                    0            1            2            
PRECIP BEGIN                       4 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7350                      5810         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 13                     W 18         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 95550                     104580       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   2            2            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4            4            
ADI EARLY             40 FAIR      31 FAIR      41 GEN GOOD  45 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  55 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  56 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            9            4            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        8            1            6            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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