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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
618 AM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE IS CENTERED OFF THE SOUTHEAST ATLANTIC COAST AND WILL
MAINTAIN A BROAD SOUTHERLY FLOW OF MOISTURE INTO THE REGION
THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THIS WEEK...A PATTERN THAT WILL FEATURE
WARM/HUMID SUMMERLIKE CONDITIONS. IN ADDITION TO THE HEAT/HUMIDITY...
THERE WILL BE A DAILY THREAT OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

FOR TODAY THE STORM POTENTIAL WILL BE MOST PRONOUNCED OVER THE 
MOUNTAINS...ASSOCIATED WITH A WEAK COLD FRONT THAT WILL BE 
APPROACHING THE AREA FROM THE NORTHWEST.  ADDITIONAL LIFT FOR 
SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL ACCOMPANY AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE 
THAT WILL BE MOVING NORTHEAST THROUGH THE TENNESSEE VALLEY...
AND IMPACTING AREAS MAINLY WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING.

&&

VAZ007-282130-
TAZEWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TAZEWELL
618 AM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           40           50           
MAX/MIN TEMP          79           59           81           
MIN/MAX RH %          51           96           53           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.09         0.04         0.15         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          9 AM         CONTINUING   10 AM        
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 AM         CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6990                      6710         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  3                     SW 14        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    20970                     93940        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            4            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  22 FAIR      32 FAIR      
ADI LATE              16 GEN POOR  2 VERY POOR  45 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            3            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            6            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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