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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
701 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A WARM FRONT WILL REMAIN DRAPED ACROSS THE REGION AS A LOW 
PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES OUT OF THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY 
AND CROSSES THE AREA TONIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY. THIS WILL
COMBINE WITH A COOL HIGH PRESSURE WEDGE TO BRING A WETTING 
RAIN WITH SHOWERS...AND POSSIBLY SOME THUNDERSTORMS FAR WEST 
AND ACROSS THE NORTHERN TIER COUNTIES OF NORTH CAROLINA.
VENTILATION AND DISPERSION WILL BE QUITE POOR THROUGH SUNDAY.

HIGH PRESSURE AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL RETURN SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH 
TUESDAY. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MAY IMPACT PORTIONS OF OUR AREA 
DURING THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

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VAZ034-260930-
BEDFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BEDFORD
701 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     70           70           20           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          40           56           40           64           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          64           91           37           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  3        NE  5        N  3         NW  6        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  4        N  4         NW  4        NW  8G19     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.35         0.11         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       5            3            0                         
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   8 PM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4330                      8040         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  6                     NW 22        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 25980                     176880       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       30 FAIR      9 POOR       61 GOOD      
ADI LATE              11 POOR      23 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  76 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            8            5            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        8            3            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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