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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
948 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST WILL MAINTAIN A BROAD
SOUTHERLY FLOW OF MOISTURE INTO THE REGION THROUGH THE REMAINDER
OF THIS WEEK. A WEAK UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE AND ASSOCIATED
FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL SLIDE INTO THE REGION EARLY THURSDAY. THIS
WEATHER FEATURE IN COMBINATION WITH DAYTIME HEATING AND
INSTABILITY WILL RESULT IN PERIODIC ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND STORMS
OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

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VAZ047-280930-
BUCKINGHAM-
948 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           40           40           40           
MIN/MAX TEMP          65           87           65           84           
MAX/MIN RH %          95           53           100          59           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  3         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.04         0.17         0.14         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            2            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         12 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            10 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5920                      5090         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE  7                     SW  7        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 41440                     35630        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             28 FAIR      7 POOR       24 FAIR      23 FAIR      
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  30 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  21 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            4            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            7            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
61 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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