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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
337 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 1 AM EST
MONDAY

.DISCUSSION...

VERY POOR BURNING CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL TODAY AS A WARM FRONT
SPREADS WETTING RAIN NORTHWARD THROUGH THE AREA BY EARLY THIS 
AFTERNOON. IT WILL ALSO BECOME QUITE WINDY AS SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS 
GUSTS TO NEAR 50MPH ACROSS THE MOUNTAIN EMPIRE REGION OF VIRGINIA...
AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS WEST OF
THE BLUE RIDGE. CONTINUED WINDY ON MONDAY AS WINDS BECOME SOUTHWESTERLY
AND HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN WITH COOLER WEATHER FOR MIDWEEK.

&&

NCZ006-232130-
CASWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...YANCEYVILLE
337 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     90           100          30           
MAX/MIN TEMP          55           51           71           
MIN/MAX RH %          68           100          63           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SE  9G17     S 11G23      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SE  5        S 11G18      SW 14G25     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.31         0.71         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION       5            9            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          8 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   9 AM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1660                      2580         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE 24                     S 36         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    39840                     92880        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             3 VERY POOR  21 FAIR      35 FAIR      
ADI LATE              38 FAIR      13 GEN POOR  69 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            6            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY.
COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH
72 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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