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

.DISCUSSION...

SUNDAY AFTERNOON LOW HUMIDITY WILL SLOWLY RECOVER TONIGHT 
INTO MONDAY.

LIGHT WIND SPEEDS WILL INCREASE LATE THIS EVENING INTO TONIGHT 
AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE AREA FROM THE OHIO VALLEY. 
THE FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS EARLY MONDAY...TRIGGERING UP TO A 
TENTH OF AN INCH OF SPOTTY WETTING RAINFALL. 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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WVZ044-300915-
MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...UNION
324 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 (%)     60           60           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          35           55           34           63           
MAX/MIN RH %          85           38           74           32           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  6G18      W  8G22      W  9G23      W  7G18      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  8G21     W 12G23      W  8G19      W 12G22      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.04         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       2            2                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          11 PM        CONTINUING                             
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6580                      7420         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 30                     W 35         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 197400                    259700       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            4            
ADI EARLY             68 GOOD      77 GOOD      115 VERY GOOD51 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              27 FAIR      95 GOOD      20 GEN POOR  116 VERY GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            4            2            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            1            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
65 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
COOLER. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
42 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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