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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
255 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A WEAK UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE REGION
TONIGHT BRINGING ADDITIONAL RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS ESPECIALLY ACROSS
THE MOUNTAINS. COLD HIGH PRESSURE FOLLOWS THIS SYSTEM FOR SATURDAY
AND SATURDAY NIGHT RESULTING IN VERY DRY AIR ALONG WITH GUSTY
NORTHWEST WINDS INTO SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THE HIGH WILL SINK SOUTH
OF THE REGION SUNDAY AHEAD OF ANOTHER FAST MOVING COLD FRONT THAT
SHOULD CROSS THE AREA EARLY MONDAY. WESTERLY WINDS QUICKLY INCREASE
AHEAD OF THE BOUNDARY SUNDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE BEHIND THE FRONT 
MONDAY AFTERNOON INTO THE OVERNIGHT. A BAND OF SHOWERS SHOULD ALSO 
ACCOMPANY THE FRONT BUT AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT. DRY AIR
RETURNS AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN BEHIND THE FRONT TUESDAY INTO 
THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.

&&

VAZ045-280930-
CAMPBELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LYNCHBURG
255 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR        CLEAR        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          30           44           18           52           
MAX/MIN RH %          79           28           74           20           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      NW  5        NW  5        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  3        NW  8        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1                                                   
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                                
PRECIP END            1 AM                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6540                      4910         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 21                     SW  9        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 137340                    44190        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            5            4            
ADI EARLY             10 POOR      77 GOOD      99 GOOD      31 FAIR      
ADI LATE              7 POOR       95 GOOD      9 POOR       36 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            2            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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