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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
302 AM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE OFFSHORE WILL MAINTAIN A MOIST SOUTHERLY FLOW ACROSS
THE REGION TODAY INTO THE WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
FROM THE NORTHWEST LATE IN THE WEEKEND BEFORE DIPPING SOUTH OF THE
AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK RESULTING IN MORE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
STORMS LATER SUNDAY INTO MONDAY. COOLER AND DRIER CONDITIONS WILL
THEN BUILD IN FROM THE NORTH BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. MINIMUM 
RH VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE 50 PERCENT INTO EARLY NEXT
WEEK. MIXING HEIGHTS WILL REMAIN FAVORABLE BUT RELATIVELY LIGHT 
TRANSPORT WINDS WILL HINDER VENTILATION RATES.

&&

VAZ016-292130-
CARROLL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALAX
302 AM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           40           20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          78           59           82           
MIN/MAX RH %          57           94           51           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      S  4         SW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  6         SW  3        S  6         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.13         0.06         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       2            1            0            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   2 PM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM         CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6410                      7590         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 15                      S 16         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    96150                     121440       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   3            3            2            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             21 FAIR      42 GEN GOOD  37 FAIR      
ADI LATE              44 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  65 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 75 PERCENT.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH
74 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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