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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. 

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VAZ032-302115-
PATRICK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STUART
1251 PM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           50           
MAX/MIN TEMP          84           63           83           
MIN/MAX RH %          49           99           52           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  3        S  3         SW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  6         LGT/VAR      S  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.15         
PRECIP DURATION                    0            2            
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 PM         8 AM         
PRECIP END                         11 PM        CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7670                      6840         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 14                      SW 17        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    107380                    116280       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            2            4            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             34 FAIR      62 GOOD      37 FAIR      
ADI LATE              63 GOOD      5 VERY POOR  59 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM
RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
62 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
54 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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