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

.DISCUSSION...

NO MAJOR WEATHER SYSTEMS WILL AFFECT OUR REGION FOR THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS AS HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE MIDDLE ATLANTIC COAST STAY
IN CONTROL OF OUR WEATHER. THIS WILL BRING A WARMING TREND WITH
HEAT AND HUMIDITY ON THE INCREASE THROUGHOUT THE HOLIDAY
WEEKEND...WITH JUST AN OUTSIDE CHANCE FOR A LATE DAY SHOWER OR
THUNDERSTORM WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE BY MONDAY OR TUESDAY. AS THE
HIGH MOVES FURTHER TO THE EAST...OUR CHANCES FOR PRECIPITATION
WILL BE ON THE INCREASE AS WE HEAD TOWARD THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.
DAYTIME MIXING AND DISPERSION WILL GENERALLY BE GOOD INTO THE 
FIRST PART OF NEXT WEEK.

&&

VAZ023-230945-
BOTETOURT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FINCASTLE
343 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          45           76           50           82           
MAX/MIN RH %          81           33           82           35           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  5        LGT/VAR      S  4         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  3        S  4         LGT/VAR      S  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7570                      6890         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 10                     S 12         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 75700                     82680        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             48 GEN GOOD  23 FAIR      44 GEN GOOD  36 FAIR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  47 GEN GOOD  1 VERY POOR  62 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            4            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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