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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
350 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.DISCUSSION...

GENERALLY FAIR WEATHER AND A WARMING TREND WITH NO WETTING RAIN 
EXPECTED UNTIL TUESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH SATURDAY 
NIGHT AND BRING A ROUND OF GUSTY WEST WIND TO THE REGION SATURDAY 
NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. MELTING SNOW COVER AND RECENT PRECIPITATION 
WILL KEEP FUEL MOISTURES HIGH FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

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VAZ011-070930-
GILES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PEARISBURG
350 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        CLEAR        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          15           50           31           48           
MAX/MIN RH %          75           29           100          80           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  3         W  6G23      W  9G23      W  8G23      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  4G17      W  9G23      W  8G23      W  8G23      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4660                      3470         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 24                      W 16         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 111840                    55520        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  38 FAIR      15 GEN POOR  30 FAIR      
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  71 GOOD      13 GEN POOR  45 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            5            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            6            4            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 85 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS AROUND
40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 91 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM
RH 75 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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