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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
336 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WEDGED AGAINST THE EASTERN FACE OF THE APPALACHIANS 
WILL RESULT IN POOR VENTILATION AND DISPERSION CONDITIONS THROUGH 
TUESDAY. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL REMAIN HIGH WITH DRIZZLE AND 
FOG...AND MORE IN THE WAY OF TANGIBLE WETTING PRECIPITATION TONIGHT.

WIDESPREAD RAINFALL WILL DEVELOP TUESDAY NIGHT AS A DEEP LOW 
PRESSURE SYSTEM LIFTS NORTHWARD FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO. THE LOW 
WILL DRAG A VERY STRONG COLD FRONT THROUGH THE AREA ON WEDNESDAY 
EVENING...BRINGING LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND GUSTY WINDS TO THE AREA.  
HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD OVER THE EASTERN UNITED STATES WITH 
FAIR AND SEASONABLE WEATHER THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.

&&

NCZ003-230915-
SURRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOBSON
336 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     60           60           100          100          
MIN/MAX TEMP          36           44           41           60           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          93           100          82           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  3        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.18         0.14         0.95         0.52         
PRECIP DURATION       7            3            12           12           
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1140                      1620         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  2                      S  7         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 2280                      11340        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             10 POOR      3 VERY POOR  3 VERY POOR  3 VERY POOR  
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  2 VERY POOR  3 VERY POOR  10 POOR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            9            9            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        9            9            9            6            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS
AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH
54 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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