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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1151 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE NORTHWEST OVERNIGHT BEFORE
PASSING ACROSS THE REGION MONDAY MORNING. SOUTHWEST FLOW AHEAD OF THE FRONT 
WILL ALLOW FOR AN INCREASE IN MOISTURE LEVELS ESPECIALLY AFTER MIDNIGHT WHEN
CLOUDS AND SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO PUSH ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS. HOWEVER WETTING
RAINFALL FROM THIS SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO BE LIMITED WITH UP TO A TENTH 
OF AN INCH POSSIBLE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS. RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO BE LESS EAST
OF THE BLUE RIDGE WHERE ONLY SPOTTY SPRINKLES OR BRIEF SHOWERS APPEAR LIKELY. 
STRONG WEST NORTHWEST WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT MONDAY AFTERNOON. 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FOR MIDWEEK. THE NEXT SIGNIFICANT CHANCE OF WETTING 
RAIN WILL BE TOWARD THE END OF THE WEEK AS A STRONG COLD FRONT APPROACHES. 

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VAZ058-300915-
HALIFAX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH BOSTON
1151 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           50           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          37           64           36           68           
MAX/MIN RH %          78           33           73           28           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  7        W  5         SW  4        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  6        W  8         LGT/VAR      SW 10        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.01         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       0            1                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          4 AM         CONTINUING                             
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   11 AM                                  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6840                      5560         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 23                     SW 28        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 157320                    155680       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            5            4            
ADI EARLY             60 GEN GOOD  36 FAIR      107 VERY GOOD22 FAIR      
ADI LATE              12 POOR      103 VERY GOOD2 VERY POOR  115 VERY GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            4            2            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            1            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
38 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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