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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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VAZ059-070915-
CHARLOTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KEYSVILLE
1143 PM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            30           
MIN/MAX TEMP          67           92           71           91           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          45           91           47           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  3         SW  4        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SW  5        SW  4        SW  6        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.07         
PRECIP DURATION                                              1            
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 2 PM         
PRECIP END                                                   6 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4820                      6000         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 14                     SW 16        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 67480                     96000        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   2            1            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             30 FAIR      25 FAIR      35 FAIR      21 FAIR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            10           4            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        9            1            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...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 ABOVE NORMAL.


 

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