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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
329 PM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE REGION 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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VAZ058-010915-
HALIFAX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH BOSTON
329 PM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     50           0            20           50           
MIN/MAX TEMP          66           90           66           87           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          44           96           51           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  4         SW  4        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  4        W  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.17         0.00         0.00         0.18         
PRECIP DURATION       3                         1            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                      6 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            3 AM                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6330                      5280         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 14                     SW 14        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 88620                     73920        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            2            2            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             30 FAIR      33 FAIR      37 FAIR      9 POOR       
ADI LATE              11 POOR      61 GOOD      1 VERY POOR  67 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            8            4            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        7            1            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 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 UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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