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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
245 PM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...
ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION TONIGHT
BEFORE SLIDING OFFSHORE SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT. A COMPLEX
STORM SYSTEM WILL APPROACH THE REGION FROM THE SOUTHWEST 
SUNDAY...MOVING THROUGH THE REGION SUNDAY NIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY
BRINGING WIDESPREAD RAINFALL. STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS ARE POSSIBLE 
FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS IN THE WEST SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

UNSEASONABLY WARM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED MONDAY IN THE WAKE OF 
THIS SYSTEM BEFORE A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH TUESDAY...RETURNING 
TEMPERATURES TO BELOW NORMAL LEVELS FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE 
THANKSGIVING WEEK.

&&

NCZ019-220915-
WILKES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WILKESBORO
245 PM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       PCLDY        CLOUDY       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            20           90           
MIN/MAX TEMP          23           53           33           50           
MAX/MIN RH %          71           28           86           66           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  4        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  4         LGT/VAR      SE  7        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.46         
PRECIP DURATION                                 0            8            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    3 AM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2690                      2370         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 10                     SE 18        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 26900                     42660        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4            2            
ADI EARLY             2 VERY POOR  22 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  6 VERY POOR  
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  25 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  28 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            5            4            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS AROUND
40. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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