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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
701 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A WARM FRONT WILL REMAIN DRAPED ACROSS THE REGION AS A LOW 
PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES OUT OF THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY 
AND CROSSES THE AREA TONIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY. THIS WILL
COMBINE WITH A COOL HIGH PRESSURE WEDGE TO BRING A WETTING 
RAIN WITH SHOWERS...AND POSSIBLY SOME THUNDERSTORMS FAR WEST 
AND ACROSS THE NORTHERN TIER COUNTIES OF NORTH CAROLINA.
VENTILATION AND DISPERSION WILL BE QUITE POOR THROUGH SUNDAY.

HIGH PRESSURE AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL RETURN SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH 
TUESDAY. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MAY IMPACT PORTIONS OF OUR AREA 
DURING THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

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VAZ017-260930-
FLOYD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLOYD
701 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           70           20           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          38           54           38           56           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          67           86           43           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SE  3        N  4         N  7G17      NW  8G18     
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      N  5         NW  7G18     NW 10G20     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.37         0.11         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       8            3            0                         
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   8 PM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3960                      6890         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 13                     NW 25        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 51480                     172250       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            3            
ADI EARLY             7 POOR       27 FAIR      27 FAIR      67 GOOD      
ADI LATE              7 POOR       33 FAIR      13 GEN POOR  83 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           8            4            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        10           4            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT.
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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