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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
353 PM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE OFFSHORE WILL COVER MUCH OF THE EASTERN UNITED
STATES SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE
NORTHWEST LATE IN THE WEEKEND...THEN SOUTH OF THE AREA BY
MONDAY...RESULTING IN MORE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
INTO TUESDAY. COOLER WEATHER WITH HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN THE
MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

WINDS WILL BE WEAK WITH POOR MIXING ASIDE FROM ANY THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH SUNDAY. BEHIND THE FRONT SURFACE AND TRANSPORT WINDS WILL 
TURN TO THE EAST. THE MOST LIKELY DRY DAYS WILL BE WEDNESDAY THROUGH 
FRIDAY. 

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VAZ017-300915-
FLOYD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLOYD
353 PM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     50           20           20           60           
MIN/MAX TEMP          59           78           61           78           
MAX/MIN RH %          98           57           98           57           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  4         SW  4        S  5         SW  5        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  3        S  6         S  5         S  6         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.00         0.00         0.16         
PRECIP DURATION       2            0            1            4            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         3 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            11 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6310                      5950         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 16                      SW 16        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 100960                    95200        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   3            2            2            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            4            
ADI EARLY             34 FAIR      34 FAIR      59 GEN GOOD  25 FAIR      
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  66 GOOD      12 POOR      49 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            5            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM
RH 67 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH
67 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
63 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
60 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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