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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
357 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN FROM THE MIDWEST WILL BRING QUIET 
AND DRY WEATHER TO THE REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND. TRANSPORT WINDS
WILL BE FROM THE NORTHWEST TODAY AND QUITE BREEZY AT TIMES BUT 
WILL DIMINISH CONSIDERABLY ON SATURDAY AS THE CENTER OF HIGH
PRESSURE APPROACHES. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL REMAIN 
ABOVE 30 PERCENT TODAY AND INCREASE TO MID-30S TO NEAR 40 PERCENT
BY MONDAY.

&&

NCZ002-222115-
ALLEGHANY NC-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPARTA
357 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          66           47           70           
MIN/MAX RH %          33           77           39           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW 10G21     NW  6        NE  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  7        NW  4        S  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6200                      6360         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 12                     S  8         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    74400                     50880        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4            
ADI EARLY             48 GEN GOOD  37 FAIR      11 POOR      
ADI LATE              45 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  31 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            2            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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