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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
701 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A WARM FRONT WILL REMAIN DRAPED ACROSS THE REGION AS A LOW 
PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES OUT OF THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY 
AND CROSSES THE AREA TONIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY. THIS WILL
COMBINE WITH A COOL HIGH PRESSURE WEDGE TO BRING A WETTING 
RAIN WITH SHOWERS...AND POSSIBLY SOME THUNDERSTORMS FAR WEST 
AND ACROSS THE NORTHERN TIER COUNTIES OF NORTH CAROLINA.
VENTILATION AND DISPERSION WILL BE QUITE POOR THROUGH SUNDAY.

HIGH PRESSURE AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL RETURN SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH 
TUESDAY. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MAY IMPACT PORTIONS OF OUR AREA 
DURING THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

&&

WVZ043-260930-
SUMMERS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HINTON...HIX
701 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     70           60           20           20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          39           54           36           55           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          65           87           47           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SE  4        LGT/VAR      NW  5        NW  6        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NW  4        NW  5        NW  8G19     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.40         0.13         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       9            3            0            0            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   2 PM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   8 PM         6 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5070                      7360         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 13                     NW 24        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 65910                     176640       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   3            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            3            
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       12 POOR      40 FAIR      71 GOOD      
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  34 FAIR      9 POOR       79 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            9            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        10           4            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
53 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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