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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1257 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL AGAIN TODAY. THIS WILL ENSURE DRY
WEATHER FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND WITH TEMPERATURES
TRENDING HIGHER. DEEPER MOISTURE WILL RETURN TO THE AREA BY
TUESDAY...WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING TUESDAY...
BECOMING MORE WIDESPREAD ACROSS THE REGION WEDNESDAY.

&&

NCZ019-252115-
WILKES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WILKESBORO
1257 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           30           
MAX/MIN TEMP          80           62           80           
MIN/MAX RH %          45           95           57           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  5         LGT/VAR      S  6         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.04         
PRECIP DURATION                    1            2            
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5280                      5030         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 12                      SW 21        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    63360                     105630       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            2            3            
HAINES INDEX          2            3            3            
ADI EARLY             45 GEN GOOD  39 FAIR      35 FAIR      
ADI LATE              48 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  59 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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