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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
339 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WITH MORE COLD AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE OHIO VALLEY ON FRIDAY
THEN DOWN THE EAST SLOPES OF THE APPALACHIANS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. 
WARMER AIR STARTS TO RETURN SUNDAY AND MONDAY. AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT
WILL BRING A CHANCE FOR RAIN AND SNOW TO THE AREA ON SUNDAY NIGHT AND 
MONDAY. MORE WET WEATHER IS EXPECTED TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.  

&&

NCZ003-270930-
SURRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOBSON
339 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           FRZ RAIN     NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          24           36           16           32           
MAX/MIN RH %          82           44           79           55           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      NW  4        N  5         NE  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NW  5        NE  3        LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1                                                   
PRECIP BEGIN          10 PM                                               
PRECIP END            5 AM                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4110                      2630         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 10                     E  7         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 41100                     18410        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            3            4            4            
ADI EARLY             1 VERY POOR  43 GEN GOOD  10 POOR      20 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  43 GEN GOOD  9 POOR       11 POOR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            3            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            3            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM
RH 65 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
WARMER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
66 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. COLDER. LOWS
IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 75 PERCENT.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. WARMER.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
70 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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


 

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