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

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST MONDAY

.DISCUSSION...
A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT. THE 
RAIN MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES THIS EVENING AND EARLY TONIGHT.
IT WILL ALSO BECOME QUITE WINDY AS SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS 
GUSTS TO NEAR 50 MPH 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
WITH A MILD AFTERNOON. A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT INTO 
TUESDAY...RETURNING TEMPERATURES TO BELOW NORMAL FOR THE REST OF THE 
WEEK. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A COASTAL STORM TO IMPACT PARTS OF 
THE MID ATLANTIC FOR MID WEEK.

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NCZ018-240915-
WATAUGA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOONE
351 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     90           30           20           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          47           62           31           48           
MAX/MIN RH %          92           50           81           40           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SE 14G28     SW 12G25     W 11G23      W 11G19      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW 13G28     SW 13G27     W 13G22      W  7         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.49         0.02         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       7            1            1                         
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   7 PM                      
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   5 PM         1 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6040                      4010         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 26                     W 13         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 157040                    52130        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  GOOD                      GOOD                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             30 FAIR      61 GOOD      17 GEN POOR  44 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              27 FAIR      92 GOOD      30 FAIR      40 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            2            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS
IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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