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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
332 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON WILL SHIFT EAST 
TONIGHT...ALLOWING A MOIST EAST FLOW TO DEVELOP TONIGHT ALLOWING A 
WETTING RAIN TO DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT IN THE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS.
 
A COMPLEX STORM SYSTEM PASSING TO THE WEST WILL RESULT IN 
WIDESPREAD RAIN...HEAVY AT TIMES...SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT 
BEFORE A COLD FRONT CROSSES THE REGION WITH CHANCES OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS ON MONDAY. STRONG GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED
IN THE MOUNTAINS FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. 

MUCH DRIER WEATHER WILL RETURN BEHIND THIS FRONT FOR TUESDAY 
AND WEDNESDAY.
 
&&

WVZ043-190930-
SUMMERS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HINTON...HIX
332 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           80           80           60           
MIN/MAX TEMP          54           60           52           74           
MAX/MIN RH %          80           65           92           48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)E  4         E 10G30      SE 11G28     S  7G17      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  7G23      SE 13G33     SE  6G19     SW  8G19     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.43         0.36         0.16         
PRECIP DURATION       0            7            8            5            
PRECIP BEGIN          3 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3320                      8220         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE 38                     SW 28        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 126160                    230160       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      GOOD                      
LAL                   1            1            1            4            
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            4            
ADI EARLY             26 FAIR      66 GOOD      78 GOOD      47 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              23 FAIR      87 GOOD      7 POOR       97 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 79 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.

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


 

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