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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
832 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN FROM THE OHIO VALLEY WILL BRING
DRIER AIR INTO THE AREA OVERNIGHT. THIS HIGH WILL 
CONTROL OUR WEATHER INTO THE WEEKEND. NEXT WEATHER MAKER
ARRIVES FROM OUR SOUTH MONDAY OR TUESDAY NEXT WEEK
WILL BRING MAINLY RAIN BUT COULD START AS A WINTRY MIX.

WILDFIRE CONCERNS SHOULD STAY LOW FOR SEVERAL DAYS.


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VAZ019-060930-
ALLEGHANY VA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON
832 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          4            31           16           44           
MAX/MIN RH %          98           40           74           39           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  7        NW  3        W  4         W  7G19      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  4        LGT/VAR      W  6G19      W  8G18      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3720                      3100         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W  7                      W 21         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 26040                     65100        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             43 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  30 FAIR      35 FAIR      
ADI LATE              11 POOR      28 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  55 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            3            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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