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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
357 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN FROM THE MIDWEST WILL BRING QUIET 
AND DRY WEATHER TO THE REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND. TRANSPORT WINDS
WILL BE FROM THE NORTHWEST TODAY AND QUITE BREEZY AT TIMES BUT 
WILL DIMINISH CONSIDERABLY ON SATURDAY AS THE CENTER OF HIGH
PRESSURE APPROACHES. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL REMAIN 
ABOVE 30 PERCENT TODAY AND INCREASE TO MID-30S TO NEAR 40 PERCENT
BY MONDAY.

&&

VAZ019-222115-
ALLEGHANY VA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON
357 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          71           43           75           
MIN/MAX RH %          33           85           29           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  8G18     NW  6G17     LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  9G18     NW  3        SW  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    8070                      8000         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 18                     W  9         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    145260                    72000        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             59 GEN GOOD  63 GOOD      20 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              84 GOOD      2 VERY POOR  45 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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