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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
507 AM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL AGAIN TODAY. THIS WILL ENSURE DRY
WEATHER FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND WITH TEMPERATURES
TRENDING HIGHER. DEEPER MOISTURE WILL RETURN TO THE AREA BY
TUESDAY...WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING TUESDAY...
BECOMING MORE WIDESPREAD ACROSS THE REGION WEDNESDAY.

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VAZ022-252115-
ROANOKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROANOKE...SALEM
507 AM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            40           
MAX/MIN TEMP          84           61           82           
MIN/MAX RH %          37           91           52           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  4         S  5         S  4         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  7         S  3         S  7         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.03         
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    10 AM        
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5380                      5770         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 14                      S 18         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    75320                     103860       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      61 GOOD      29 FAIR      
ADI LATE              58 GEN GOOD  7 POOR       54 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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