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

.DISCUSSION...

SHOWER ACTIVITY WILL BE ISOLATED AFTER SUNRISE TODAY AS AN UPPER 
LEVEL DISTURBANCE EXITS THE REGION. HOWEVER...LOW CLOUDS AND COOL 
MOIST CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE DAY...KEEPING MINIMUM 
RH VALUES ABOVE 60 PERCENT AREAWIDE. 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 AND TUESDAY. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM PASSING ACROSS THE 
SOUTHEAST STATES THREATENS TO BRING MORE RAIN AND OTHERWISE 
UNFAVORABLE BURNING CONDITIONS FOR WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

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VAZ058-262115-
HALIFAX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH BOSTON
555 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     70           0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          57           42           64           
MIN/MAX RH %          62           90           36           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N  4         N  3         NW  5        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) N  5         LGT/VAR      NW  8        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       3                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                                   
PRECIP END            4 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3150                      6790         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  8                      NW 20        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    25200                     135800       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            3            4            
ADI EARLY             13 GEN POOR  13 GEN POOR  55 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              19 GEN POOR  2 VERY POOR  87 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            5            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            6            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
51 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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