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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
340 PM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...
FAIR WITH A WARMING TREND THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE 
WILL REMAIN OVER THE REGION TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY...BEFORE SLIPPING 
OFF TO OUR SOUTHEAST. MAIN FIRE WEATHER CONCERN IS INCREASING 
SOUTHWEST WIND BECOMING GUSTY BY SUNDAY...MAINLY AT THE HIGHER 
ELEVATIONS WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE. A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL 
THEN MOVE THROUGH THE REGION LATE MONDAY INTO MONDAY NIGHT...BRINGING 
PRECIPITATION AND A BRIEF COOL DOWN FOR TUESDAY...FOLLOWED BY 
SEASONABLE WEATHER BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

&&

NCZ004-290915-
STOKES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DANBURY
340 PM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          28           51           34           61           
MAX/MIN RH %          74           42           85           48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  4        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  3        S  6         LGT/VAR      SW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2650                      2480         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 20                     SW 17        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 53000                     42160        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             3 VERY POOR  35 FAIR      10 POOR      37 FAIR      
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  42 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
MUCH COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM
RH 64 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 71 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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