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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
336 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION THIS EVENING FROM THE 
MIDWEST...SHIFTING WINDS MORE NORTHWESTERLY 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.

&&

VAZ022-270915-
ROANOKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROANOKE...SALEM
336 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          38           59           37           67           
MAX/MIN RH %          91           37           81           36           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  3        NW  8G22     NW 10G23     NW  5        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  5        NW 11G24     NW  7G18     NE  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7180                      5810         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 23                     N  5         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 165140                    29050        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       56 GEN GOOD  58 GEN GOOD  35 FAIR      
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  76 GOOD      8 POOR       25 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            4            2            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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