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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
416 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...
LOW PRESSURE OVER SOUTHEAST CANADA WILL PUSH A COLD FRONT INTO THE REGION 
TODAY THEN TO THE EAST ON THURSDAY. COLDER AIR BEHIND THE FRONT WILL RESULT 
IN A TRANSITION FROM RAIN TO FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET WEDNESDAY NIGHT...THEN 
TO SNOW EARLY THURSDAY. AT THIS TIME...IT APPEARS THE HIGHEST ACCUMULATIONS 
WILL BE NORTH OF INTERSTATE 64...AND ESPECIALLY ALONG THE RIDGES. THE SNOW 
ENDS BY LATE IN THE DAY THURSDAY.

DRY HIGH PRESSURE ARRIVES ON FRIDAY...AND CONTINUES THROUGH THE START
OF THE WEEKEND. 

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NCZ020-042130-
YADKIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...YADKINVILLE
416 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SLEET/RAIN   
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           90           100          
MAX/MIN TEMP          66           42           44           
MIN/MAX RH %          64           94           60           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  7        SW  6        N  5         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW 11        W  4         N  8         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.25         0.53         
PRECIP DURATION       2            8            12           
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2050                      3000         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 22                     NE 17        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    45100                     51000        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            3            2            
ADI EARLY             16 GEN POOR  14 GEN POOR  40 FAIR      
ADI LATE              41 GEN GOOD  10 POOR      41 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            5            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND
SLEET. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH
32 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. WARMER. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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