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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
333 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE UPPER MIDWEST WILL GRADUALLY BUILD EAST
ACROSS THE AREA RESULTING IN OVERALL DRY WEATHER THROUGH FRIDAY.
HOWEVER PASSING UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL RESULT IN PERIODS OF 
MID AND HIGH CLOUDINESS OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. A WEAK AREA 
OF LOW PRESSURE WILL EVENTUALLY DEVELOP ALONG THE GULF COAST STATES 
LATER FRIDAY AND MOVE EAST...PERHAPS BRINGING A PERIOD OF LIGHT
WINTRY PRECIPITATION ON SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN FROM
THE NORTH SHOULD RESULT IN SOME BRIEF DRYING ON SUNDAY BEFORE MOISTURE
RETURNS EARLY NEXT WEEK AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT SET TO CROSS
THE REGION LATER TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY.

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NCZ006-182130-
CASWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...YANCEYVILLE
333 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          50           29           50           
MIN/MAX RH %          35           81           37           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NW  3        N  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2530                      3210         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  6                      NW  7        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    15180                     22470        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             25 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  29 FAIR      
ADI LATE              16 GEN POOR  3 VERY POOR  30 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...RAIN WITH POSSIBLE SNOW AND SLEET
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH
75 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...RAIN AND A CHANCE OF SLEET. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 73 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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