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

.DISCUSSION...

NO MAJOR WEATHER SYSTEMS WILL AFFECT OUR REGION FOR THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS AS HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE MIDDLE ATLANTIC COAST STAY
IN CONTROL OF OUR WEATHER. THIS WILL BRING A WARMING TREND WITH
HEAT AND HUMIDITY ON THE INCREASE THROUGHOUT THE HOLIDAY
WEEKEND...WITH JUST AN OUTSIDE CHANCE FOR A LATE DAY SHOWER OR
THUNDERSTORM WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE BY MONDAY OR TUESDAY. AS THE
HIGH MOVES FURTHER TO THE EAST...OUR CHANCES FOR PRECIPITATION
WILL BE ON THE INCREASE AS WE HEAD TOWARD THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.
DAYTIME MIXING AND DISPERSION WILL GENERALLY BE GOOD INTO THE 
FIRST PART OF NEXT WEEK.

&&

VAZ058-230945-
HALIFAX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH BOSTON
343 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          47           75           51           82           
MAX/MIN RH %          80           30           84           39           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      NE  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5280                      5680         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  6                      S 13         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 31680                     73840        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             37 FAIR      19 GEN POOR  21 FAIR      24 FAIR      
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  32 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  55 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN
THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
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 AROUND
90. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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