Floyd County Requested Product
Printer Friendly Version

FNUS51 KRNK 270449 AAA
FWFRNK

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1249 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION TONIGHT FROM THE 
MIDWEST...SHIFTING WINDS MORE NORTHWEST AND BRINGING DRYING CONDITIONS. 

INCREASED SUNSHINE AND BREEZY NORTHWEST WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED FOR 
MONDAY. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM PASSING ACROSS THE 
SOUTHEAST STATES THREATENS TO BRING MORE RAIN BY WEDNESDAY AND ESPECIALLY
THURSDAY...RESULTING IN UNFAVORABLE BURNING CONDITIONS.

&&

VAZ017-280500-
FLOYD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLOYD
1249 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         RAIN         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            20           40           
MIN/MAX TEMP          36           60           43           56           
MAX/MIN RH %          84           40           89           63           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW 11G23     NW  7        E  3         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  9G17     N  3         LGT/VAR      SE  6        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                 0            2            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    2 AM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5320                                   
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  3                      N/A          
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 15960                                  
DISPERSION (EVENING)  GOOD                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            N/A          N/A          
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3                         
ADI EARLY             59 GEN GOOD  33 FAIR                                
ADI LATE              13 GEN POOR  19 GEN POOR                            
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            4                                      
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2                                      

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
60 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

Site specific forecasts for wildfires and prescribed burns may be obtained by contacting the National Weather Service in Blacksburg, VA at (540) 552-0084 or by submitting a Spot Request over the Internet.

Note: Please review the Request Procedures before submitting a request. Certain limitations apply.