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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
423 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER DISTURBANCE ENTERS THE REGION TODAY WITH INCREASING
CLOUDS...AND BREEZY WINDS. GOOD DRYING EXPECTED ACROSS THE
FOOTHILLS AND PIEDMONT WITH HUMIDITY DROPPING TO AROUND 30
PERCENT. MORE CLOUDS AND SOME SPRINKLES OR SHOWERS EXPECTED OVER
THE MOUNTAINS. 

THERE WILL BE A SMALL WINDOW OF DRY WEATHER...THEN NEXT SOUTHERN
STREAM SYSTEM IS GOING TO IMPACT US AS EARLY AS TUESDAY
NIGHT...BUT MORESO WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY...AS IT SHIFTS FROM THE
TEXAS AREA TODAY TO OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST BY THURSDAY.

&&

VAZ024-272115-
ROCKBRIDGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA
423 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          60           36           65           
MIN/MAX RH %          35           85           39           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  6G19     NW  8G21     NW  5        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW 10G22     NW  4        N  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7770                      5840         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 18                     N  7         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    139860                    40880        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             38 FAIR      69 GOOD      39 FAIR      
ADI LATE              65 GOOD      7 POOR       39 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
52 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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