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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
941 AM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LOW WILL MOVE NORTHEAST INTO THE MID ATLANTIC BY TONIGHT. 
THIS SYSTEM WILL CREATE MORE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FOR OUR REGION
TODAY...WITH GREATEST CONCENTRATION FROM THE GREENBRIER VALLEY TO
NORTH OF LYNCHBURG...WITH WIDELY SCATTERED COVERAGE IN THE NORTH 
CAROLINA COUNTIES. A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE OHIO VALLEY 
WEDNESDAY...THEN STALLS AND LIFTS 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. AT THE MOMENT THE DRIEST DAY THIS WEEK WILL BE
TUESDAY.

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WVZ044-062115-
MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...UNION
941 AM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     60           50           0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          77           62           85           
MIN/MAX RH %          67           99           46           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      W  4         W  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  5         SW  3        SW  6        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.23         0.06         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       6            1                         
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4840                      7390         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 14                      W 14         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    67760                     103460       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   3            3            2            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             37 FAIR      38 FAIR      48 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              39 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  61 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            6            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            7            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 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 LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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