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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
954 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION OVERNIGHT FOLLOWED BY DRIER
AIR BY EARLY TUESDAY. IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT...A COOLER...BREEZY...AND
SOMEWHAT UNSETTLED PATTERN EXPECTED THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WORK 
WEEK...WITH THE BEST CHANCE OF MORE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARRIVING
WITH ANOTHER FRONT ON WEDNESDAY.

MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL NOT FALL BELOW 
30 PERCENT THROUGH THE PERIOD. OVERALL VENTILATION AND DISPERSION 
WILL BE GOOD BUT WET FUELS FROM RECENT SOAKING RAINS WILL INHIBIT ANY 
PLANNED BURNS.
 
&&

VAZ046-210915-
APPOMATTOX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...APPOMATTOX
954 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     60           0            0            30           
MIN/MAX TEMP          51           69           45           67           
MAX/MIN RH %          79           29           82           41           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  8G19     W  5         SW  4        SW  5        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  6         W  7         SW  3        SW 10G19     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.07         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       3                                      1            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                   1 PM         
PRECIP END            1 AM                                   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7620                      6710         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 24                      W 36         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 182880                    241560       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      POOR                      
LAL                   4            1            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5            4            
ADI EARLY             78 GOOD      92 GOOD      110 VERY GOOD41 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              11 POOR      118 VERY GOOD3 VERY POOR  123 VERY GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            2            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 32 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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