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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
357 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN FROM THE MIDWEST WILL BRING QUIET 
AND DRY WEATHER TO THE REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND. TRANSPORT WINDS
WILL BE FROM THE NORTHWEST TODAY AND QUITE BREEZY AT TIMES BUT 
WILL DIMINISH CONSIDERABLY ON SATURDAY AS THE CENTER OF HIGH
PRESSURE APPROACHES. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL REMAIN 
ABOVE 30 PERCENT TODAY AND INCREASE TO MID-30S TO NEAR 40 PERCENT
BY MONDAY.

&&

WVZ043-222115-
SUMMERS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HINTON...HIX
357 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          68           44           74           
MIN/MAX RH %          36           87           30           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  6        NW  5        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  8        LGT/VAR      W  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7080                      7790         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 16                     W  7         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    113280                    54530        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            
ADI EARLY             59 GEN GOOD  60 GEN GOOD  14 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              72 GOOD      1 VERY POOR  32 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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