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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
358 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A STRONG COLD FRONT TO OUR WEST WILL TRAVEL EAST THROUGH THE AREA 
TONIGHT. GUSTY WINDS AND SOME MOUNTAINS SNOW SHOWERS AND FLURRIES 
ARE POSSIBLE BEHIND THE FRONT TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY. MUCH COLDER WEATHER 
CONTINUES FOR FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. SOME ADDITIONAL MOUNTAIN 
SNOW SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. WINDS WILL DIMINISH 
ON SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. 

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NCZ003-270915-
SURRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOBSON
358 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           70           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          39           54           27           46           
MAX/MIN RH %          80           39           76           39           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  5        N  6         NW  6        NW  6        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  7        N  6         NW  4        NW  5        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.33         0.16         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       8            5                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING                             
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   6 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6830                      7620         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 12                     NW 20        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 81960                     152400       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   3            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            2            4            3            
ADI EARLY             62 GOOD      57 GEN GOOD  32 FAIR      80 GOOD      
ADI LATE              32 FAIR      47 GEN GOOD  17 GEN POOR  94 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            2            2            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            2            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM
RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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