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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1249 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION TONIGHT FROM THE 
MIDWEST...SHIFTING WINDS MORE NORTHWEST AND BRINGING DRYING CONDITIONS. 

INCREASED SUNSHINE AND BREEZY NORTHWEST WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED FOR 
MONDAY. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM PASSING ACROSS THE 
SOUTHEAST STATES THREATENS TO BRING MORE RAIN BY WEDNESDAY AND ESPECIALLY
THURSDAY...RESULTING IN UNFAVORABLE BURNING CONDITIONS.

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VAZ015-280500-
GRAYSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INDEPENDENCE...WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...
VOLNEY
1249 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         RAIN         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            20           40           
MIN/MAX TEMP          35           62           41           55           
MAX/MIN RH %          77           37           85           63           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW 11G25     N  5         LGT/VAR      SE  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  7G18     NE  3        LGT/VAR      SE  5        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                 0            2            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    2 AM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5370                                   
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE  3                     N/A          
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 16110                                  
DISPERSION (EVENING)  GOOD                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            N/A          N/A          
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3                         
ADI EARLY             72 GOOD      32 FAIR                                
ADI LATE              13 GEN POOR  23 FAIR                                
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3                                      
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2                                      

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
62 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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