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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
302 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD EAST ACROSS OUR REGION TONIGHT INTO
FRIDAY BEFORE PASSING EAST SATURDAY AND OFFSHORE SATURDAY NIGHT. THIS 
SHOULD ALLOW WINDS TO DIMINISH SOME OVERNIGHT ALTHOUGH HUMIDITY LEVELS
WILL ONLY SLOWLY RECOVER TO ABOVE 50 PERCENT LATER TONIGHT. DRIER AIR
SHOULD AGAIN SURGE INTO THE REGION ON FRIDAY MAKING FOR ANOTHER VERY
DRY AFTERNOON WITH HUMIDITY VALUES AGAIN DROPPING TO BELOW 25 OR 30 
PERCENT ACROSS MOST OF THE AREA. 

AS THE HIGH SLIPS OFF TO OUR EAST ON SUNDAY...A STRONG LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE UP THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND PUSH A
WARM FRONT THROUGH THE REGION. THIS WILL BRING A QUICK INCREASE IN
MOISTURE ALONG WITH A GOOD CHANCE FOR WETTING RAINFALL SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY
EVENING. MUCH WARMER WEATHER WILL TAKE SHAPE EARLY NEXT WEEK BEFORE A 
COLD FRONT BRINGS A RETURN TO COLDER AND DRIER AIR HEADING INTO
THANKSGIVING.

&&

VAZ007-210930-
TAZEWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TAZEWELL
302 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          16           37           22           51           
MAX/MIN RH %          82           29           69           38           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  8G19      W  7         LGT/VAR      S  4         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  7G17      NW  6        SE  3        S  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3050                      2630         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  9                     S 10         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 27450                     26300        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             37 FAIR      31 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  8 POOR       
ADI LATE              28 FAIR      23 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  17 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            2            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY.
LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. COOLER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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