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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
318 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.DISCUSSION...

MAINLY DRY WEATHER WILL PREVAIL THROUGH MONDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE 
AT THE SURFACE AND ALOFT REMAINS OVER THE EASTERN U.S. THROUGH 
MONDAY WITH TEMPERATURES CONTINUING TO WARM...AND HUMIDITY 
LEVELS CLIMBING.
  
A SOUTHERLY WIND FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO ADVECT MOISTURE INTO
THE AREA DURING THE WEEK...PROMPTING DAILY 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
MORE ORGANIZED SHOWERS AND STORMS ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY
INTO THURSDAY.  

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NCZ001-250930-
ASHE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON
318 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            30           40           
MIN/MAX TEMP          52           75           58           77           
MAX/MIN RH %          84           45           92           50           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  4         S  3         S  4         S  5         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  3         S  6         S  4         S  7         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.02         0.10         
PRECIP DURATION                                 2            2            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    6 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5430                      6060         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 14                      S 23         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 76020                     139380       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            2            2            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             54 GEN GOOD  44 GEN GOOD  40 FAIR      37 FAIR      
ADI LATE              10 POOR      49 GEN GOOD  12 POOR      68 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            4            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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