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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
652 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.DISCUSSION...
WE WILL BE DEALING WITH COOL AND BREEZY/WINDY CONDITIONS FOR THE REMAINDER 
OF THE WORKWEEK. VENTILATION AND DISPERSION WILL BE VERY GOOD THROUGH THE 
PERIOD. WEDNESDAY LOOKS TO FEATURE THE MOST WIND WITH GUSTS AROUND 40 MPH 
AT THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS FROM THE BLUE RIDGE WESTWARD. FUELS WILL REMAIN 
MOIST DUE TO RECENT RAINS AND MINIMUM RH VALUES REMAINING AT/ABOVE 30 PERCENT.
THE ONLY CHANCE FOR A WETTING RAIN THIS WEEK WILL BE WITH SHOWERS AND 
THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH A COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH ON WEDNESDAY...
THOUGH QPF AMOUNTS WILL BE LIGHT. ANOTHER CHANCE FOR WETTING RAIN WILL 
ARRIVE THIS WEEKEND.
 
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VAZ032-212115-
PATRICK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STUART
652 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            40           
MAX/MIN TEMP          66           42           70           
MIN/MAX RH %          28           82           34           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  5G21      W  4         SW  7G27     
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  7G18      W  4G21      W 13G30      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    9 AM         
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    8560                      9490         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 21                      W 38         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    179760                    360620       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            5            5            
ADI EARLY             83 GOOD      109 VERY GOOD101 VERY GOOD
ADI LATE              105 VERY GOOD5 VERY POOR  140 VERY GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            2            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
35 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM
RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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