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

.DISCUSSION...

SUNDAY AFTERNOON LOW HUMIDITY WILL SLOWLY RECOVER TONIGHT 
INTO MONDAY.

LIGHT WIND SPEEDS WILL INCREASE LATE THIS EVENING INTO TONIGHT 
AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE AREA FROM THE OHIO VALLEY. 
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. HIGH PRESSURE 
WILL BUILD IN FOR MIDWEEK. THE NEXT SIGNIFICANT CHANCE OF WETTING 
RAIN WILL BE TOWARD THE END OF THE WEEK AS A STRONG COLD FRONT 
APPROACHES. 

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NCZ002-300915-
ALLEGHANY NC-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPARTA
324 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     60           60           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          35           55           36           60           
MAX/MIN RH %          86           37           65           31           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  7G18     W  9G21      NW 11G22     W  7         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  9G22     NW 13G23     NW  9G17     W 10G18      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.04         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            2                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          2 AM         CONTINUING                             
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5220                      5940         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 30                     SW 22        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 156600                    130680       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      GOOD                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            4            
ADI EARLY             69 GOOD      72 GOOD      81 GOOD      25 FAIR      
ADI LATE              28 FAIR      84 GOOD      27 FAIR      58 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       1            4            1            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            1            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
63 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
35 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.

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


 

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