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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
358 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A STRONG COLD FRONT TO OUR WEST WILL TRAVEL EAST THROUGH THE AREA 
TONIGHT. GUSTY WINDS AND SOME MOUNTAINS SNOW SHOWERS AND FLURRIES 
ARE POSSIBLE BEHIND THE FRONT TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY. MUCH COLDER WEATHER 
CONTINUES FOR FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. SOME ADDITIONAL MOUNTAIN 
SNOW SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. WINDS WILL DIMINISH 
ON SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. 

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NCZ004-270915-
STOKES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DANBURY
358 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           70           20           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          41           53           29           48           
MAX/MIN RH %          84           40           76           39           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  5        N  6         NW  4        NW  5        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  7        N  4         NW  3        NW  5        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.28         0.20         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       7            6            1                         
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   11 PM                     
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6800                      7800         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 10                      NW 18        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 68000                     140400       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   2            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            4            
ADI EARLY             58 GEN GOOD  58 GEN GOOD  25 FAIR      69 GOOD      
ADI LATE              30 FAIR      47 GEN GOOD  10 POOR      89 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            2            2            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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