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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
546 AM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE SOUTHEAST ATLANTIC COAST WILL MAINTAIN A 
BROAD SOUTHERLY FLOW OF MOISTURE INTO THE REGION THROUGH THE
REMAINDER OF THIS WEEK. AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE 
WILL REMAIN OVER THE CENTRAL PART OF THE COUNTRY...DISTURBANCES
ALOFT OCCASIONALLY EJECTING NORTHEAST OUT OF THE TROUGH AND
INTERACTING WITH THE MOISTURE OVER OUR REGION. THIS WEATHER PATTERN 
IN COMBINATION WITH DAYTIME HEATING AND INSTABILITY WILL RESULT IN 
PERIODIC ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND STORMS OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

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VAZ019-272130-
ALLEGHANY VA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON
546 AM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           30           50           
MAX/MIN TEMP          81           60           83           
MIN/MAX RH %          52           95           48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  3        SW  4        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  4        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.12         0.03         0.14         
PRECIP DURATION       4            2            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5710                      8070         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 10                     W  2         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    57100                     16140        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   3            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            
ADI EARLY             21 FAIR      45 GEN GOOD  21 FAIR      
ADI LATE              51 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  23 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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