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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
328 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WITH MORE COLD AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE OHIO VALLEY TODAY...
THEN WEDGE DOWN THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE APPALACHIANS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. 
WARMER AIR STARTS TO RETURN SUNDAY AND MONDAY. AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT
WILL BRING A CHANCE FOR RAIN ALONG WITH A BRIEF WINTRY MIX TO THE AREA 
LATER SUNDAY INTO MONDAY. MORE WET WEATHER IS EXPECTED TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
AHEAD OF A MUCH STRONGER COLD FRONT.  

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NCZ018-272130-
WATAUGA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOONE
328 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           FLURRIES     NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          28           13           31           
MIN/MAX RH %          56           95           59           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  8G18     NW  4        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  6        LGT/VAR      SE  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       3                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                                   
PRECIP END            5 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3860                      2530         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 13                     S  3         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    50180                     7590         
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            4            4            
ADI EARLY             30 FAIR      13 GEN POOR  9 POOR       
ADI LATE              27 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  9 POOR       
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH
70 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH
72 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 81 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.

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


 

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