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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
339 PM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO OUR AREA TONIGHT AND SATURDAY
BRINGING DRIER AND WARMER WEATHER FOR THE START OF THE WEEKEND.
A COMPLEX STORM SYSTEM PASSING TO THE WEST WILL RESULT
IN MORE WIDESPREAD RAIN SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT BEFORE
A COLD FRONT CROSSES THE REGION WITH CHANCES OF SHOWERS 
AND STORMS ON MONDAY.

MUCH DRIER WEATHER WILL FINALLY RETURN BEHIND THIS FRONT FOR 
THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. 
&&

VAZ012-180915-
WYTHE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WYTHEVILLE
339 PM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         RAIN         RAIN         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            30           100          
MIN/MAX TEMP          52           74           51           59           
MAX/MIN RH %          96           42           96           74           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  3         E  8G22      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  4        SE 10G23     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.02         0.57         
PRECIP DURATION       1                         1            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                      11 PM        CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            12 AM                     CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7060                      2810         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  7                      SE 32        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 49420                     89920        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            5            3            3            
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      23 FAIR      33 FAIR      19 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  36 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  72 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            7            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            5            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.

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


 

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