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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1251 PM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE OFFSHORE WILL MAINTAIN A VERY WARM AND HUMID AIRMASS
ACROSS THE REGION TODAY INTO SUNDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
FROM THE NORTHWEST LATE IN THE WEEKEND...BEFORE PUSHING SOUTH OF
THE AREA BY MONDAY...RESULTING IN MORE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATER SUNDAY INTO MONDAY AFTERNOON. COOLER WEATHER
UNDER HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. 

WINDS WILL BE WEAK WITH POOR MIXING ASIDE FROM ANY THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH SUNDAY. BEHIND THE FRONT SURFACE AND TRANSPORT WINDS WILL 
TURN TO THE EAST. THE MOST LIKELY DRY DAYS WILL BE WEDNESDAY THROUGH 
FRIDAY. 

&&

VAZ020-302115-
BATH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HOT SPRINGS
1251 PM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           40           60           
MAX/MIN TEMP          83           60           82           
MIN/MAX RH %          43           97           51           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  3         S  4         SW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  6         LGT/VAR      SW  6        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.02         0.20         
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            5            
PRECIP BEGIN          11 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    8330                      7320         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 17                      S 16         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    141610                    117120       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   3            3            4            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            
ADI EARLY             23 FAIR      52 GEN GOOD  26 FAIR      
ADI LATE              58 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  58 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
52 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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