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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
932 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A BRIEF PERIOD OF HIGH PRESSURE WORKS IN OVERNIGHT FROM THE SOUTHWEST
RESULTING IN CONTINUED LOW HUMIDITY BUT LIGHTER WINDS THROUGH EARLY 
TUESDAY. HOWEVER...ANOTHER CLIPPER SYSTEM SHIFT ACROSS THE SHENANDOAH 
VALLEY AND MARYLAND AREA BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON. SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS
WITH THIS SYSTEM WILL INCREASE TO 10-20 MPH AND GUSTING TO 30-40 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHER ELEVATIONS ARE GOING TO BE IN THE STRONGER WINDS.

THIS CLIPPER WILL BE MAINLY DRY THOUGH SOME SPRINKLES OR LIGHT SHOWERS
WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA INTO THE ALLEGHANY HIGHLANDS
ALONG WITH SOME INCREASED CLOUD COVER.

FUELS WILL CONTINUE TO DRY OUT THROUGH MIDWEEK. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
OVERHEAD OR NORTH OF US WEDNESDAY WITH LIGHT WINDS...THEN OFFSHORE
THURSDAY. MOISTURE RETURNS WITH SHOWERY WEATHER ANTICIPATED FOR THURSDAY 
NIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY.

&&

VAZ012-310930-
WYTHE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WYTHEVILLE
932 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        CLEAR        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          33           66           37           62           
MAX/MIN RH %          71           25           87           30           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  9G21     W  7G23      W  9G26      NW  4        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  6         W 13G27      NW  7G21     W  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6320                      5530         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 35                      NW  7        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 221200                    38710        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            5            3            4            
ADI EARLY             73 GOOD      36 FAIR      117 VERY GOOD45 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              9 POOR       114 VERY GOOD15 GEN POOR  43 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            2            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
52 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
COOLER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
43 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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