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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
410 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.

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VAZ009-280915-
SMYTH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARION
410 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           60           50           50           
MIN/MAX TEMP          59           80           60           80           
MAX/MIN RH %          96           52           100          55           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  3        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.11         0.11         0.20         
PRECIP DURATION       1            2            2            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7020                      7700         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE  2                     S 13         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 14040                     100100       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            4            4            4            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  18 GEN POOR  8 POOR       33 FAIR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  16 GEN POOR  5 VERY POOR  42 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            4            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            3            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST 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 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 62 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 60 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST 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 UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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