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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
340 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...

...LOW HUMIDITY THIS EVENING...

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE MID ATLANTIC REGION WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST AND 
OFFSHORE BY MORNING. LOW PRESSURE WAS DEVELOPING OVER THE CENTRAL 
ROCKIES AND WILL TRACK INTO THE OHIO VALLEY SUNDAY NIGHT THEN OFF 
THE NEW JERSEY COAST ON MONDAY. A WIDESPREAD WETTING RAIN IS EXPECTED 
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING. ONE QUARTER TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN 
INCH OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE. 

THIS SYSTEM WILL PUSH A COLD FRONT THROUGH OUR REGION ON SUNDAY NIGHT
...WHICH WILL BE FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY. STRONG 
GUSTY WINDS ARE LIKELY ON MONDAY. WINDS WILL DIMINISH MONDAY NIGHT AND 
TUESDAY. 

&&

NCZ003-010915-
SURRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOBSON
340 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            30           100          50           
MIN/MAX TEMP          27           46           40           50           
MAX/MIN RH %          70           37           93           37           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  3         W  6G20      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  4         S  4         NW 14G27     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.31         0.04         
PRECIP DURATION                    0            9            1            
PRECIP BEGIN                       3 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   1 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3370                      4620         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 23                     NW 29        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 77510                     133980       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3            2            
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  25 FAIR      14 GEN POOR  66 GOOD      
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  49 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  87 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 29 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 40. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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