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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
350 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.DISCUSSION...

GENERALLY FAIR WEATHER AND A WARMING TREND WITH NO WETTING RAIN 
EXPECTED UNTIL TUESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH SATURDAY 
NIGHT AND BRING A ROUND OF GUSTY WEST WIND TO THE REGION SATURDAY 
NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. MELTING SNOW COVER AND RECENT PRECIPITATION 
WILL KEEP FUEL MOISTURES HIGH FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

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VAZ019-070930-
ALLEGHANY VA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON
350 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        CLEAR        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          13           49           30           46           
MAX/MIN RH %          85           32           100          82           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  3         W  5G17      W  9G23      W  9G22      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  4         W  8G19      W  9G23      W  9G22      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3830                      3720         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 22                      W 17         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 84260                     63240        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             3 VERY POOR  34 FAIR      18 GEN POOR  28 FAIR      
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  66 GOOD      17 GEN POOR  47 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            5            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            6            4            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 85 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 87 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 76 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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