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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
410 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST WILL MAINTAIN A BROAD
SOUTHERLY FLOW OF MOISTURE INTO THE REGION THROUGH THE REMAINDER
OF THIS WEEK. A WEAK UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE AND ASSOCIATED
FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL SLIDE INTO THE REGION EARLY THURSDAY. THIS
WEATHER FEATURE IN COMBINATION WITH DAYTIME HEATING AND
INSTABILITY WILL RESULT IN PERIODIC ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND STORMS
OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

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VAZ016-280915-
CARROLL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALAX
410 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           60           60           50           
MIN/MAX TEMP          59           79           60           78           
MAX/MIN RH %          98           61           99           61           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  3        NW  3        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.15         0.14         0.15         
PRECIP DURATION       2            3            3            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6610                      6380         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  6                     S 15         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 39660                     95700        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            4            4            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             28 FAIR      25 FAIR      27 FAIR      23 FAIR      
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  25 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  44 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            7            4            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            3            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST 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. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
65 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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