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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
653 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE ITS POSITION OFF THE COAST OF THE 
SOUTHEAST UNITED STATES. AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH AND ASSOCIATED 
SURFACE COLD FRONT WILL MAKE GRADUAL PROGRESSION TOWARD OUR REGION 
FROM THE CENTRAL PART OF THE COUNTRY. THIS SCENARIO WILL PROVIDE FOR 
WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS...WITH INCREASING CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND 
STORMS THROUGH AT LEAST THURSDAY.

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VAZ024-260915-
ROCKBRIDGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA
653 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            30           40           60           
MIN/MAX TEMP          58           81           61           79           
MAX/MIN RH %          93           56           99           61           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  5         SW  4        S  6         SW  4        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SW  7        S  4         SW  6        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.07         0.10         0.12         
PRECIP DURATION                    2            2            4            
PRECIP BEGIN                       9 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5570                      5610         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 18                     S 16         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 100260                    89760        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            2            3            4            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             57 GEN GOOD  26 FAIR      37 FAIR      23 FAIR      
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  52 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  47 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            5            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            3            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 57 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 LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. 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. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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