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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
507 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...

...LOW HUMIDITY IS EXPECTED TODAY...

WIND SPEEDS WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH THIS MORNING AS DRY HIGH 
PRESSURE...CENTERED OVER THE CENTRAL OHIO VALLEY...WILL SHIFT 
ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA TODAY. AS THE CENTER OF THE HIGH SHIFTS 
OVER THE SOUTHEAST STATES DURING LATE AFTERNOON...WINDS ACROSS 
THE MID ATLANTIC WILL BECOME SOUTHWESTERLY. THE PASSAGE OF HIGH 
PRESSURE OVERHEAD WILL KEEP WIND SPEEDS LIGHT THROUGH THE DAY... 
HOWEVER THE DRY AIRMASS AND ABUNDANT SUNSHINE WILL CAUSE RH 
VALUES TO BOTTOM OUT IN THE LOW TO MID TEENS AREAWIDE AS HIGH 
TEMPERATURES REACH THE UPPER 40S TO LOW 50S MOST LOCATIONS. 

WIND SPEEDS WILL INCREASE LATE THIS EVENING AS A COLD FRONT 
APPROACHES THE AREA. THE FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS EARLY MONDAY...
TRIGGERING UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH OF SPOTTY WETTING RAINFALL. 
STRONG WEST NORTHWEST WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT 
MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE NEXT SIGNIFICANT CHANCE OF WETTING RAIN 
WILL BE TOWARD THE END OF THE WEEK AS A STRONG COLD FRONT 
APPROACHES. 

&&

VAZ059-292145-
CHARLOTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KEYSVILLE
507 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON          

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            40           60           
MAX/MIN TEMP          53           36           64           
MIN/MAX RH %          15           78           31           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  7        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  7         W  8         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.02         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION                    1            1            
PRECIP BEGIN                       2 AM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   10 AM        
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4750                      6150         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  7                     NW 24        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    33250                     147600       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3            
ADI EARLY             28 FAIR      48 GEN GOOD  39 FAIR      
ADI LATE              28 FAIR      17 GEN POOR  106 VERY GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            2            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            2            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 31 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
35 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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