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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1031 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...

...LOW AFTERNOON HUMIDITY TODAY...

HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE OHIO VALLEY THIS MORNING WILL
BUILD EAST ACROSS THE APPALACHIANS THIS AFTERNOON...PRODUCING
A DRY NORTHWEST WIND.

MEANWHILE...AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN ROCKIES
WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS TODAY. THIS FAST 
MOVING CLIPPER LIKE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE GREAT LAKES BY 
THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT TRAILING SOUTH FROM THE LOW WILL CROSS
THE APPALACHIANS THURSDAY AFTERNOON.  WITH THE EXCEPTION OF 
SOME MOUNTAIN RAIN/SNOW SHOWERS THIS FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH
THE AREA MAINLY DRY.  BEHIND THE FRONT LOOK FOR STRONG GUSTY
NORTHWEST WINDS THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY.

THE NEXT APPRECIABLE CHANCE FOR WETTING RAIN/SNOW WILL COME 
WITH A STORM SYSTEM THAT WILL APPROACH FROM THE SOUTHWEST
LATE IN THE WEEKEND. 

&&

NCZ006-282130-
CASWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...YANCEYVILLE
1031 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          45           22           48           
MIN/MAX RH %          23           74           37           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  4        LGT/VAR      S  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  4        LGT/VAR      SW  7        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                 0            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    2 PM         
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2860                      2670         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  8                     SW 22        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    22880                     58740        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  21 FAIR      
ADI LATE              36 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  49 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            2            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 28 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM
RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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