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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1257 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT BRINGING
AN END TO THE EARLIER HEAVIER RAINFALL. BEHIND THE FRONT...WINDS
WILL REMAIN GUSTY ON MONDAY AS WINDS BECOME SOUTHWESTERLY
WITH A MILD AFTERNOON IN STORE. 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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NCZ019-250600-
WILKES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WILKESBORO
1257 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         SNOW/RAIN    
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            40           70           
MIN/MAX TEMP          36           56           33           41           
MAX/MIN RH %          79           38           88           68           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  7G18      W  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  6         W  4         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.05         0.17         
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            6            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    1 AM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4090                                   
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W  7                      N/A          
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 28630                                  
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            N/A          N/A          
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4                         
ADI EARLY             19 GEN POOR  38 FAIR                                
ADI LATE              10 POOR      34 FAIR                                
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3                                      
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2                                      

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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