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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
315 AM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE OFFSHORE WILL MAINTAIN A VERY WARM AND HUMID AIRMASS
ACROSS THE REGION TODAY INTO SUNDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
FROM THE NORTHWEST LATE IN THE WEEKEND...BEFORE PUSHING SOUTH OF
THE AREA BY MONDAY...RESULTING IN MORE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATER SUNDAY INTO MONDAY AFTERNOON. COOLER WEATHER
UNDER HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. 

WINDS WILL BE WEAK WITH POOR MIXING ASIDE FROM ANY THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH SUNDAY. BEHIND THE FRONT SURFACE AND TRANSPORT WINDS WILL 
TURN TO THE EAST. THE MOST LIKELY DRY DAYS WILL BE WEDNESDAY THROUGH 
FRIDAY. 

&&

WVZ044-302115-
MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...UNION
315 AM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           30           60           
MAX/MIN TEMP          85           61           81           
MIN/MAX RH %          40           96           51           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      S  5         SW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  5         S  3         SW  5        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.03         0.22         
PRECIP DURATION       1            2            5            
PRECIP BEGIN          10 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7900                      7750         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 17                      SW 22        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    134300                    170500       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   3            3            4            
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4            
ADI EARLY             32 FAIR      61 GOOD      26 FAIR      
ADI LATE              61 GOOD      6 VERY POOR  72 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
58 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
53 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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