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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
334 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...

...LOW HUMIDITY TONIGHT AND SUNDAY BUT WINDS DIMINISHING...

THE WIND WILL DIMINISH TONIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE COVERS THE AREA. 

THE HIGH PUSHES OFFSHORE SUNDAY AFTERNOON ALLOWING FOR SOUTHERLY
FLOW TO SETUP AHEAD OF NEXT FRONT. 

THIS FRONT SHOULD CROSS THE AREA EARLY MONDAY. WINDS 
WILL INCREASE AHEAD OF THE BOUNDARY SUNDAY NIGHT AND STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE 
BEHIND THE FRONT MONDAY. THERE IS A CHANCE OF LIGHT PRECIPITATION ON
MONDAY WITH THE FRONT. THE NEXT SIGNIFICANT CHANCE OF RAIN LOOKS TO BE THURSDAY
THROUGH SATURDAY. 

&&

NCZ004-290915-
STOKES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DANBURY
334 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        CLEAR        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            20           30           
MIN/MAX TEMP          19           53           36           64           
MAX/MIN RH %          57           18           74           33           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  4        LGT/VAR      SW  4        SW  5        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SW  3        SW  5        W  7         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                 0            1            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    3 AM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   10 AM        
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4610                      5130         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 13                     W 16         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 59930                     82080        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             75 GOOD      10 POOR      54 GEN GOOD  39 FAIR      
ADI LATE              9 POOR       49 GEN GOOD  32 FAIR      63 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            2            2            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            2            2            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY 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. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM
RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM
RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
69 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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


 

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