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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
413 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...
WEAK LOW PRESSURE ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST STATES WILL PASS EAST AND
OFFSHORE THIS AFTERNOON. THIS SYSTEM MAY BRING A PERIOD OF
LIGHT PRECIPITATION TO MAINLY SOUTHERN AND WESTERN AREAS THIS MORNING
BEFORE TAPERING OFF LATER THIS AFTERNOON. DRY WEATHER BRIEFLY RETURNS ON 
SUNDAY FOLLOWED BY ADDITIONAL CHANCES FOR MAINLY RAIN...WITH SOME FREEZING 
RAIN POSSIBLE...LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY. ANOTHER STRONGER STORM SYSTEM
ARRIVES MIDWEEK. THIS SYSTEM LOOKS TO BRING ADDITIONAL RAINFALL 
TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY AHEAD OF AN ASSOCIATED STRONG COLD FRONT THAT
WILL USHER IN WINDY AND COLDER WEATHER FOR CHRISTMAS DAY. 

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NCZ004-202115-
STOKES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DANBURY
413 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW/RAIN    NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     50           0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          43           26           48           
MIN/MAX RH %          63           95           56           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       2                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                                   
PRECIP END            5 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2330                      3280         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  3                      W  2         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    6990                      6560         
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3            
ADI EARLY             14 GEN POOR  1 VERY POOR  4 VERY POOR  
ADI LATE              10 POOR      0 VERY POOR  9 POOR       
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            7            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 82 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 79 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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