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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
407 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 PM EST FRIDAY FOR
SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE. 

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT
EST FRIDAY NIGHT FOR NORTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS.

.DISCUSSION...

...BECOMING VERY WINDY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE RAPIDLY EAST ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY THIS
EVENING AND INTO NEW ENGLAND BY FRIDAY MORNING. A SURFACE COLD
FRONT WILL TRAIL SOUTH FROM THE LOW...AND WILL SWEEP SOUTHEAST
ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY TONIGHT...THEN THROUGH THE MID ATLANTIC
REGION FRIDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD ACROSS THE
REGION FOR FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...FOLLOWED BY AN AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE WHICH WILL MOVE FROM TEXAS SUNDAY...TO THE MID ATLANTIC
COAST BY MONDAY.

&&

NCZ005-300930-
ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EDEN
407 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          31           43           20           45           
MAX/MIN RH %          66           28           64           25           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  5        NW  9G21     NW  8G20     LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  5         NW 13G23     LGT/VAR      W  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5290                      2900         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 32                     W 10         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 169280                    29000        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             28 FAIR      97 GOOD      18 GEN POOR  22 FAIR      
ADI LATE              10 POOR      100 GOOD     8 POOR       32 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            1            2            2            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            2            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH
52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS
AROUND 40. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM
RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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