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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
457 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A FRONTAL ZONE WILL REMAIN DRAPED ACROSS THE REGION FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL
DAYS. THIS WILL KEEP A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE FORECAST 
INTO THE WEEKEND. EXPECT GOOD VENTILATION AND DISPERSION TODAY...BUT LOWERING
MIXING HEIGHTS WILL REDUCE VENTILATION AND DISPERSION FOR THE LATTER PORTION
OF THE WEEK AND INTO THE WEEKEND...AND MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL 
GENERALLY REMAIN ABOVE 50 PERCENT. 

&&

VAZ047-012130-
BUCKINGHAM-
457 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           20           60           
MAX/MIN TEMP          88           66           85           
MIN/MAX RH %          44           92           52           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  3        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.01         0.13         
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            3            
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6480                      5700         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 14                      S  7         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    90720                     39900        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            2            4            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            
ADI EARLY             50 GEN GOOD  19 GEN POOR  15 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              64 GOOD      1 VERY POOR  29 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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