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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
948 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST WILL MAINTAIN A BROAD
SOUTHERLY FLOW OF MOISTURE INTO THE REGION THROUGH THE REMAINDER
OF THIS WEEK. A WEAK UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE AND ASSOCIATED
FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL SLIDE INTO THE REGION EARLY THURSDAY. THIS
WEATHER FEATURE IN COMBINATION WITH DAYTIME HEATING AND
INSTABILITY WILL RESULT IN PERIODIC ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND STORMS
OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

&&

NCZ006-280930-
CASWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...YANCEYVILLE
948 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           40           40           40           
MIN/MAX TEMP          64           85           65           83           
MAX/MIN RH %          98           54           98           55           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.03         0.14         0.11         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            2            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         12 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            10 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5630                      5700         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE  7                     SE  6        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 39410                     34200        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             42 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  26 FAIR      15 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  34 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  22 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            9            4            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        7            3            8            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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