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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
752 PM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...

GUSTY WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BE SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 
THROUGH THIS EVENING AS A FRONT SLIDES SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE REGION.
HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL STAY BELOW 30 PERCENT EARLY THIS EVENING BEFORE 
SLOWLY INCREASING THROUGH MIDNIGHT.

WINDS WILL BECOME LIGHT LATE TONIGHT...AND HUMIDITY LEVELS SHOULD
RECOVER TO 70 TO 85 PERCENT. 

HIGH PRESSURE OVERHEAD WEDNESDAY MORNING SLIDES OFFSHORE WEDNESDAY 
EVENING. MOISTURE RETURNS FOR THURSDAY INTO SATURDAY AS A STORM
SYSTEM AFFECTS THE FORECAST AREA.


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NCZ006-010915-
CASWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...YANCEYVILLE
752 PM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        CLEAR        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          40           65           38           73           
MAX/MIN RH %          83           28           82           33           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  9G26      N  3         LGT/VAR      S  4         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  5        LGT/VAR      S  3         S  8         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5430                      4680         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  3                     SW 25        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 16290                     117000       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            2            
ADI EARLY             84 GOOD      34 FAIR      13 GEN POOR  42 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  37 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  73 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            5            2            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 30 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 32 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM
RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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