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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
922 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO OUR AREA TODAY WITH DRY AND 
WARM WEATHER. 

A COMPLEX STORM SYSTEM PASSING TO THE WEST WILL RESULT IN 
WIDESPREAD RAIN SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT BEFORE A COLD FRONT 
CROSSES THE REGION WITH CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS 
ON MONDAY. STRONG GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS 
FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. 

MUCH DRIER WEATHER WILL RETURN BEHIND THIS FRONT FOR TUESDAY 
AND WEDNESDAY.
 
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VAZ047-182115-
BUCKINGHAM-
922 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            70           
MAX/MIN TEMP          80           51           65           
MIN/MAX RH %          41           83           58           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  3        LGT/VAR      NE  6        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  3        LGT/VAR      E  7         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.16         
PRECIP DURATION                                 3            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    10 AM        
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6820                      3640         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE  6                     E 29         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    40920                     105560       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            5            3            
ADI EARLY             26 FAIR      19 GEN POOR  29 FAIR      
ADI LATE              29 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  74 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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