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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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WVZ044-280930-
MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...UNION
344 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         RAIN         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0            60           
MIN/MAX TEMP          33           62           41           60           
MAX/MIN RH %          95           40           92           53           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  7G21     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  3        N  3         E  3         S  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.05         
PRECIP DURATION       0                                      4            
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM                                   8 AM         
PRECIP END            10 PM                                  CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5230                      6010         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  5                      E 12         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 26150                     72120        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             78 GOOD      54 GEN GOOD  15 GEN POOR  29 FAIR      
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  50 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  36 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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