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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
336 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION THIS EVENING FROM THE 
MIDWEST...SHIFTING WINDS MORE NORTHWESTERLY AND BRINGING DRYING CONDITIONS. 

INCREASED SUNSHINE AND BREEZY NORTHWEST WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED FOR 
MONDAY. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM PASSING ACROSS THE 
SOUTHEAST STATES THREATENS TO BRING MORE RAIN BY WEDNESDAY AND ESPECIALLY
THURSDAY...RESULTING IN UNFAVORABLE BURNING CONDITIONS.

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NCZ002-270915-
ALLEGHANY NC-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPARTA
336 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          36           54           37           59           
MAX/MIN RH %          91           39           73           37           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N  6         NW 10G24     NW 12G23     N  7         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  7G18     NW 13G24     NW 10G19     NE  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       0                                                   
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                                
PRECIP END            8 PM                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5840                      5160         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 24                     E  2         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 140160                    10320        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      GOOD                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            3            2            3            
ADI EARLY             37 FAIR      52 GEN GOOD  56 GEN GOOD  30 FAIR      
ADI LATE              13 GEN POOR  71 GOOD      14 GEN POOR  21 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            2            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
70 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
62 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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