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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
344 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
GENERALLY GOOD VENTILATION AND DISPERSION DURING DAYLIGHT HOURS 
THROUGH TUESDAY. A LOW MOVING THROUGH THE SOUTHEAST US WILL BRING 
A CHANCE FOR WETTING RAIN TO THE REGION WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.
THIS WILL ALSO BRING DOWN MIXING HEIGHTS AND INCREASE RH LEVELS.
SOME SHOWERS MAY LINGER THROUGH FRIDAY BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE MOVES
IN FROM THE WEST THIS WEEKEND.

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VAZ058-280930-
HALIFAX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH BOSTON
344 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         RAIN         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            60           
MIN/MAX TEMP          39           67           45           64           
MAX/MIN RH %          89           38           92           52           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  5        LGT/VAR      SE  3        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      N  4         S  3         S  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.06         
PRECIP DURATION                                              4            
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 6 AM         
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5510                      5560         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  7                      SW 10        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 38570                     55600        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             65 GOOD      47 GEN GOOD  19 GEN POOR  8 POOR       
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  39 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  32 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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