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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
954 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION OVERNIGHT FOLLOWED BY DRIER
AIR BY EARLY TUESDAY. IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT...A COOLER...BREEZY...AND
SOMEWHAT UNSETTLED PATTERN EXPECTED THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WORK 
WEEK...WITH THE BEST CHANCE OF MORE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARRIVING
WITH ANOTHER FRONT ON WEDNESDAY.

MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL NOT FALL BELOW 
30 PERCENT THROUGH THE PERIOD. OVERALL VENTILATION AND DISPERSION 
WILL BE GOOD BUT WET FUELS FROM RECENT SOAKING RAINS WILL INHIBIT ANY 
PLANNED BURNS.
 
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VAZ007-210915-
TAZEWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TAZEWELL
954 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         SHOWERS      TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     60           0            20           40           
MIN/MAX TEMP          42           62           41           59           
MAX/MIN RH %          80           31           86           50           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W 12G28      W 10G22      W  9G21      W 10G26      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W 11G22      W 12G23      SW  9G22     W 14G28      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.09         0.00         0.00         0.11         
PRECIP DURATION       3                         0            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                      7 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            6 AM                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 8800                      7190         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 29                      W 33         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 255200                    237270       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  GOOD                      FAIR                      
LAL                   4            1            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            5            4            
ADI EARLY             81 GOOD      89 GOOD      100 GOOD     66 GOOD      
ADI LATE              40 FAIR      100 GOOD     22 FAIR      104 VERY GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            2            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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