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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
436 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE BOTH SURFACE AND ALOFT WILL REMAIN OVER THE EASTERN
UNITED STATES THROUGH MONDAY. THIS WILL ENSURE THAT MAINLY DRY 
WEATHER WILL PREVAIL FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND
WITH TEMPERATURE TRENDING WARMER.  

SOUTHERLY WIND FLOW WILL BEGIN TO BRING MOISTURE INTO THE AREA
DURING THE WEEK...DEWPOINTS TRENDING HIGHER.  THIS INCREASE 
IN HUMIDITY WILL THEN PROMOTE THE DEVELOPMENT OF WIDELY 
SCATTERED AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  

&&

VAZ034-242130-
BEDFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BEDFORD
436 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          82           54           84           
MIN/MAX RH %          35           91           38           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  3         S  5         S  4         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  8         LGT/VAR      S  8         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5850                      5100         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 16                     S 20         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    93600                     102000       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4            
ADI EARLY             30 FAIR      50 GEN GOOD  50 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              70 GOOD      2 VERY POOR  63 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...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. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTH 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 AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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