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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
339 PM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO OUR AREA TONIGHT AND SATURDAY
BRINGING DRIER AND WARMER WEATHER FOR THE START OF THE WEEKEND.
A COMPLEX STORM SYSTEM PASSING TO THE WEST WILL RESULT
IN MORE WIDESPREAD RAIN SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT BEFORE
A COLD FRONT CROSSES THE REGION WITH CHANCES OF SHOWERS 
AND STORMS ON MONDAY.

MUCH DRIER WEATHER WILL FINALLY RETURN BEHIND THIS FRONT FOR 
THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. 
&&

VAZ020-180915-
BATH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HOT SPRINGS
339 PM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         RAIN         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           0            0            90           
MIN/MAX TEMP          50           75           46           59           
MAX/MIN RH %          90           34           77           56           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  3        E  6         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  4        SE  7G19     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.20         
PRECIP DURATION       1                                      2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                   7 AM         
PRECIP END            10 PM                                  CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7950                      4130         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE  3                     SE 29        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 23850                     119770       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            2            
ADI EARLY             40 FAIR      9 POOR       24 FAIR      41 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  18 GEN POOR  6 VERY POOR  70 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...RAIN WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM
RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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


 

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