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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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WVZ044-262115-
MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...UNION
555 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         RAIN         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           0            30           
MAX/MIN TEMP          52           37           53           
MIN/MAX RH %          67           85           49           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      NW  5        NW  7G20     
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) N  4         NW  4        NW 10G23     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       3                         1            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                      10 AM        
PRECIP END            5 PM                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4130                      5930         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  8                     NW 23        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    33040                     136390       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            3            3            
ADI EARLY             3 VERY POOR  13 GEN POOR  65 GOOD      
ADI LATE              15 GEN POOR  7 POOR       72 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            5            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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