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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
355 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE TENNESSEE VALLEY WILL MOVE EAST AND OFF
THE CAROLINA COAST ON MONDAY. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS EACH AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY.

A BACK DOOR FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH ACROSS THE MID ATLANTIC REGION
ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. THIS WILL RESULT IN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGHOUT THE REGION.

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VAZ010-032130-
BLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLAND
355 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          73           48           76           
MIN/MAX RH %          31           86           36           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  3        LGT/VAR      W  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                 0            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    3 PM         
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    8640                      8980         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  7                     SW  9        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    60480                     80820        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            5            
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      58 GEN GOOD  30 FAIR      
ADI LATE              42 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  33 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            2            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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