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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
357 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN FROM THE MIDWEST WILL BRING QUIET 
AND DRY WEATHER TO THE REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND. TRANSPORT WINDS
WILL BE FROM THE NORTHWEST TODAY AND QUITE BREEZY AT TIMES BUT 
WILL DIMINISH CONSIDERABLY ON SATURDAY AS THE CENTER OF HIGH
PRESSURE APPROACHES. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL REMAIN 
ABOVE 30 PERCENT TODAY AND INCREASE TO MID-30S TO NEAR 40 PERCENT
BY MONDAY.

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VAZ047-222115-
BUCKINGHAM-
357 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       CLEAR        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          75           48           73           
MIN/MAX RH %          33           68           28           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  4         W  3         NE  5        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  5         N  3         LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6940                      4500         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 14                      S  2         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    97160                     9000         
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4            
ADI EARLY             44 GEN GOOD  44 GEN GOOD  31 FAIR      
ADI LATE              60 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  22 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            2            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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