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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
318 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.DISCUSSION...

MAINLY DRY WEATHER WILL PREVAIL THROUGH MONDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE 
AT THE SURFACE AND ALOFT REMAINS OVER THE EASTERN U.S. THROUGH 
MONDAY WITH TEMPERATURES CONTINUING TO WARM...AND HUMIDITY 
LEVELS CLIMBING.
  
A SOUTHERLY WIND FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO ADVECT MOISTURE INTO
THE AREA DURING THE WEEK...PROMPTING DAILY 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
MORE ORGANIZED SHOWERS AND STORMS ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY
INTO THURSDAY.  

&&

VAZ019-250930-
ALLEGHANY VA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON
318 PM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            40           
MIN/MAX TEMP          52           82           58           82           
MAX/MIN RH %          89           37           92           48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  5         LGT/VAR      S  5         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  6         LGT/VAR      S  6         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.05         
PRECIP DURATION                                              2            
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 6 AM         
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5660                      6350         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 14                      S 18         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 79240                     114300       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             66 GOOD      38 FAIR      59 GEN GOOD  27 FAIR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  54 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  56 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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