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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
507 AM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL AGAIN TODAY. THIS WILL ENSURE DRY
WEATHER FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND WITH TEMPERATURES
TRENDING HIGHER. DEEPER MOISTURE WILL RETURN TO THE AREA BY
TUESDAY...WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING TUESDAY...
BECOMING MORE WIDESPREAD ACROSS THE REGION WEDNESDAY.

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NCZ018-252115-
WATAUGA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOONE
507 AM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           30           50           
MAX/MIN TEMP          76           57           74           
MIN/MAX RH %          48           98           63           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  3         S  4         S  5         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  5         S  5         S  7         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.02         0.09         
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          3 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5130                      5270         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 14                      S 23         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    71820                     121210       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   2            2            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      37 FAIR      38 FAIR      
ADI LATE              38 FAIR      9 POOR       63 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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