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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
349 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

.DISCUSSION...
LOW PRESSURE OVER WESTERN KENTUCKY WITH A WARM FRONT EXTENDING EAST 
AND COLD FRONT TRAILING SOUTHWARD FROM THE LOW WILL LIFT NORTHEAST 
TONIGHT INTO MONDAY. A COLD FRONT CROSSES THE REGION ON 
MONDAY...THEN HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FOR TUESDAY. DRIER AND COOLER 
CONDITIONS WILL THEN ARRIVE FOR MIDWEEK...THOUGH THERE WILL BE
ANOTHER CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND SOME STORMS WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE 
ON WEDNESDAY.
 
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VAZ016-200915-
CARROLL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALAX
349 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     100          60           60           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          54           72           43           62           
MAX/MIN RH %          99           55           84           34           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SE  9G18     SW  6        W 10G22      NW 10G23     
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  5        SW 10G20     W 10G23      W 11G23      
PRECIP AMOUNT         1.04         0.16         0.11         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       8            4            3                         
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   2 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7680                      7690         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 30                     W 22         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 230400                    169180       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      FAIR                      
LAL                   1            4            4            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             14 GEN POOR  53 GEN GOOD  75 GOOD      65 GOOD      
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  114 VERY GOOD39 FAIR      74 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            6            3            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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