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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
423 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO OUR AREA TODAY WITH DRY AND 
WARM WEATHER. 

A COMPLEX STORM SYSTEM PASSING TO THE WEST WILL RESULT IN 
WIDESPREAD RAIN SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT BEFORE A COLD FRONT 
CROSSES THE REGION WITH CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS 
ON MONDAY. STRONG GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS 
FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. 

MUCH DRIER WEATHER WILL RETURN BEHIND THIS FRONT FOR TUESDAY 
AND WEDNESDAY.
 
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NCZ003-182115-
SURRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOBSON
423 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      RAIN         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           70           100          
MAX/MIN TEMP          79           57           63           
MIN/MAX RH %          46           93           76           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      E  3         E  6         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  4         E  5         E  7         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.04         0.96         
PRECIP DURATION       1            3            11           
PRECIP BEGIN          1 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5200                      2800         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  6                      E 23         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    31200                     64400        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             12 POOR      25 FAIR      27 FAIR      
ADI LATE              23 FAIR      14 GEN POOR  49 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            4            4            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM
RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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


 

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