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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
957 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE SURFACE AND ALOFT WILL REMAIN CENTERED NEAR THE
CAROLINA COAST THROUGH TUESDAY. THIS FEATURE WILL RESULT IN MAINLY
FAIR WEATHER WITH UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES THROUGH MID WEEK.
MOISTURE WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE PER MOIST SOUTHWEST WINDS...SO
CANNOT RULE OUT A STRAY SHOWER OR ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM DURING 
THE PEAK HEATING HOURS EACH DAY.

A BACKDOOR FRONT IS EXPECTED TO DROP SOUTHWARD FROM NEW ENGLAND
ON WEDNESDAY...PROVIDING A BETTER OPPORTUNITY FOR SHOWERS. WINDS 
WILL ALSO SHIFT AROUND TO A MORE EAST OR NORTHEAST DIRECTION WITH 
THE PASSAGE OF THIS MID WEEK BACKDOOR FRONT.

&&

VAZ011-042115-
GILES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PEARISBURG
957 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          79           53           78           
MIN/MAX RH %          28           92           42           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  4        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  4        SW  3        W  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    8460                      7430         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  9                      W  3         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    76140                     22290        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4            
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      35 FAIR      37 FAIR      
ADI LATE              36 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  36 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
48 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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