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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
411 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015


...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS TUESDAY...

.DISCUSSION...
A BRIEF PERIOD OF HIGH PRESSURE WORKS IN OVERNIGHT FROM THE SOUTHWEST.
HOWEVER...ANOTHER CLIPPER SYSTEM SHIFT ACROSS THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY AND
MARYLAND AREA BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON. SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS WITH THIS
SYSTEM WILL INCREASE TO 10-20 MPH AND GUSTING TO 30-40 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHER ELEVATIONS ARE GOING TO BE IN THE STRONGER WINDS.

THIS CLIPPER WILL BE MAINLY DRY THOUGH SOME SPRINKLES OR LIGHT SHOWERS
WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA INTO THE ALLEGHANY HIGHLANDS
ALONG WITH SOME INCREASED CLOUD COVER.

FUELS WILL CONTINUE TO DRY OUT THROUGH MIDWEEK. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
OVERHEAD OR NORTH OF US WEDNESDAY WITH LIGHT WINDS...THEN OFFSHORE
THURSDAY. MOISTURE RETURNS WITH SHOWERY WEATHER ANTICIPATED FOR THURSDAY 
NIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY.

&&

VAZ020-310915-
BATH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HOT SPRINGS
411 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          34           66           30           59           
MAX/MIN RH %          75           25           87           28           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W 10G23      W  8G27      W 11G32      NW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  7G22      W 14G34      NW  7G23     W  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                    1                                      
PRECIP BEGIN                       12 PM                                  
PRECIP END                         6 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 8180                      5890         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 41                      NW 14        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 335380                    82460        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      GOOD                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            2            
ADI EARLY             70 GOOD      44 GEN GOOD  135 VERY GOOD58 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              14 GEN POOR  146 VERY GOOD19 GEN POOR  64 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            1            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
58 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
COOLER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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