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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
858 PM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE REGION LATE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY...THEN 
STALL OVER OUR AREA WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY. A SERIES OF LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEMS TRACKING ALONG THE FRONT INTO THE WEEKEND WILL
KEEP THE WEATHER UNSETTLED DURING THIS PERIOD. THE BEST CHANCE FOR 
WETTING RAINS WILL BE ON THURSDAY...WHEN AN ORGANIZED CONVECTIVE 
SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO MOVE THROUGH.

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VAZ019-010915-
ALLEGHANY VA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON
858 PM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     50           0            40           60           
MIN/MAX TEMP          60           84           60           79           
MAX/MIN RH %          99           48           96           56           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  5         W  5         W  5         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  4         W  8         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.00         0.09         0.26         
PRECIP DURATION       2                         3            8            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                      6 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            1 AM                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7850                      5010         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 18                      SW 13        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 141300                    65130        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   3            2            3            4            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5            3            
ADI EARLY             49 GEN GOOD  59 GEN GOOD  47 GEN GOOD  28 FAIR      
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  76 GOOD      2 VERY POOR  51 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            9            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        8            1            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH 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. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH 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. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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