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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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VAZ013-280930-
PULASKI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RADFORD...PULASKI
344 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         RAIN         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            60           
MIN/MAX TEMP          34           63           44           58           
MAX/MIN RH %          97           41           88           58           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  7G18     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  3        NE  3        S  3         SE  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.09         
PRECIP DURATION                                              4            
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 6 AM         
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5150                      5690         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  5                      E 12         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 25750                     68280        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             77 GOOD      62 GOOD      16 GEN POOR  39 FAIR      
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  57 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            4            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 68 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 55 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 50 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. 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 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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