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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
358 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A STRONG COLD FRONT TO OUR WEST WILL TRAVEL EAST THROUGH THE AREA 
TONIGHT. GUSTY WINDS AND SOME MOUNTAINS SNOW SHOWERS AND FLURRIES 
ARE POSSIBLE BEHIND THE FRONT TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY. MUCH COLDER WEATHER 
CONTINUES FOR FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. SOME ADDITIONAL MOUNTAIN 
SNOW SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. WINDS WILL DIMINISH 
ON SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. 

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VAZ007-270915-
TAZEWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TAZEWELL
358 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS 
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     90           50           60           30           
MIN/MAX TEMP          30           42           17           36           
MAX/MIN RH %          93           52           99           54           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  9G22     NW  8        NW  9G18     NW  7G17     
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  9G17     NW  9G17     NW  8G18     NW  7        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.37         0.03         0.06         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       11           2            4            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   4 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5420                      6290         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 15                     NW 21        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 81300                     132090       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      FAIR                      
LAL                   3            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            3            
ADI EARLY             61 GOOD      43 GEN GOOD  31 FAIR      52 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              33 FAIR      41 GEN GOOD  30 FAIR      75 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS
IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM
RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
58 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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


 

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