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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
423 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER DISTURBANCE ENTERS THE REGION TODAY WITH INCREASING
CLOUDS...AND BREEZY WINDS. GOOD DRYING EXPECTED ACROSS THE
FOOTHILLS AND PIEDMONT WITH HUMIDITY DROPPING TO AROUND 30
PERCENT. MORE CLOUDS AND SOME SPRINKLES OR SHOWERS EXPECTED OVER
THE MOUNTAINS. 

THERE WILL BE A SMALL WINDOW OF DRY WEATHER...THEN NEXT SOUTHERN
STREAM SYSTEM IS GOING TO IMPACT US AS EARLY AS TUESDAY
NIGHT...BUT MORESO WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY...AS IT SHIFTS FROM THE
TEXAS AREA TODAY TO OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST BY THURSDAY.

&&

VAZ018-272115-
CRAIG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW CASTLE
423 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          57           35           62           
MIN/MAX RH %          39           90           41           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  8G23     NW 10G23     NW  6        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW 13G25     NW  6        N  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6850                      5880         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 22                     N  6         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    150700                    35280        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             47 GEN GOOD  72 GOOD      36 FAIR      
ADI LATE              70 GOOD      11 POOR      32 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 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 43 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 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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