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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
416 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...
LOW PRESSURE OVER SOUTHEAST CANADA WILL PUSH A COLD FRONT INTO THE REGION 
TODAY THEN TO THE EAST ON THURSDAY. COLDER AIR BEHIND THE FRONT WILL RESULT 
IN A TRANSITION FROM RAIN TO FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET WEDNESDAY NIGHT...THEN 
TO SNOW EARLY THURSDAY. AT THIS TIME...IT APPEARS THE HIGHEST ACCUMULATIONS 
WILL BE NORTH OF INTERSTATE 64...AND ESPECIALLY ALONG THE RIDGES. THE SNOW 
ENDS BY LATE IN THE DAY THURSDAY.

DRY HIGH PRESSURE ARRIVES ON FRIDAY...AND CONTINUES THROUGH THE START
OF THE WEEKEND. 

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NCZ006-042130-
CASWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...YANCEYVILLE
416 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SLEET/RAIN   
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           100          100          
MAX/MIN TEMP          67           42           44           
MIN/MAX RH %          66           97           68           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  9        SW  5        N  7         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW 10        W  4         N 10G18      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.22         0.59         
PRECIP DURATION       1            7            12           
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2030                      2400         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 17                     NE 22        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    34510                     52800        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            3            2            
ADI EARLY             18 GEN POOR  9 POOR       48 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              39 FAIR      9 POOR       47 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            6            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            8            4            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND
SLEET. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. MINIMUM RH
43 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. WARMER. LOWS AROUND
19. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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