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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
354 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...
GENERALLY GOOD VENTILATION AND DISPERSION DURING DAYLIGHT HOURS 
THROUGH TODAY. A LOW MOVING THROUGH THE SOUTHEAST WILL BRING 
A CHANCE FOR WETTING RAIN TO THE REGION WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.
THIS WILL ALSO BRING DOWN MIXING HEIGHTS AND INCREASE RH LEVELS.
SOME SHOWERS MAY LINGER THROUGH FRIDAY BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE MOVES
IN FROM THE WEST THIS WEEKEND.

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VAZ033-282130-
FRANKLIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKY MOUNT
354 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            30           
MAX/MIN TEMP          66           44           66           
MIN/MAX RH %          36           93           47           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  4        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  4        LGT/VAR      S  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.06         
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    8 AM         
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5780                      6390         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  3                      S  5         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    17340                     31950        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             41 GEN GOOD  12 POOR      21 FAIR      
ADI LATE              40 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  16 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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