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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. 

&&

VAZ045-302115-
CAMPBELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LYNCHBURG
1251 PM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            40           
MAX/MIN TEMP          87           65           87           
MIN/MAX RH %          45           98           50           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  3         S  4         SW  4        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  5         LGT/VAR      S  7         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.11         
PRECIP DURATION                                 2            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    8 AM         
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7440                      5950         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 15                      S 21         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    111600                    124950       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            2            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             28 FAIR      49 GEN GOOD  32 FAIR      
ADI LATE              67 GOOD      2 VERY POOR  65 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            3            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH
50 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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