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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1000 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN ALBERTA CLIPPER SYSTEM WILL APPROACH THE REGION FROM THE WEST BY EARLY 
THIS EVENING...BEFORE MOVING ACROSS THE CENTRAL APPALACHIANS
OVERNIGHT INTO MONDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING PERIODS OF SNOW AND
RAIN TO MUCH OF THE REGION LATER TONIGHT INTO MONDAY. STRONG
NORTHWEST FLOW SHOULD FOLLOW THIS FEATURE MONDAY NIGHT INTO
TUESDAY BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FOR THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.
ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE CLIPPER SYSTEM WILL CROSS THE REGION THURSDAY 
RESULTING IN ANOTHER ROUND OF LIGHT RAIN OR SNOW AS WELL AS 
STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS TO END THE WEEK.
 
&&

NCZ002-260915-
ALLEGHANY NC-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPARTA
1000 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SNOW/RAIN    SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS 
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     60           50           20           30           
MIN/MAX TEMP          35           42           22           33           
MAX/MIN RH %          87           65           87           47           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  5         NW  7G19     NW 14G28     NW 13G27     
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  4        NW 13G28     NW 14G28     NW 13G26     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.05         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            1            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2820                      3490         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 15                     NW 31        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 42300                     108190       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      GOOD                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      20 GEN POOR  45 GEN GOOD  62 GOOD      
ADI LATE              17 GEN POOR  47 GEN GOOD  43 GEN GOOD  63 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            2            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            4            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH
54 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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