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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
350 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.DISCUSSION...

GENERALLY FAIR WEATHER AND A WARMING TREND WITH NO WETTING RAIN 
EXPECTED UNTIL TUESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH SATURDAY 
NIGHT AND BRING A ROUND OF GUSTY WEST WIND TO THE REGION SATURDAY 
NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. MELTING SNOW COVER AND RECENT PRECIPITATION 
WILL KEEP FUEL MOISTURES HIGH FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

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WVZ043-070930-
SUMMERS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HINTON...HIX
350 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        CLEAR        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         SNOW SHOWERS 
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          13           48           30           45           
MAX/MIN RH %          88           34           100          84           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      W  5G18      W  7G21      W  7G18      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  3         W  8G20      W  7G19      W  7G18      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              1            
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 6 AM         
PRECIP END                                                   4 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3820                      3410         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 22                      W 14         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 84040                     47740        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             3 VERY POOR  43 GEN GOOD  18 GEN POOR  31 FAIR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  63 GOOD      17 GEN POOR  38 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            5            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            5            4            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 84 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 88 PERCENT. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
74 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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