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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
336 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WEDGED AGAINST THE EASTERN FACE OF THE APPALACHIANS 
WILL RESULT IN POOR VENTILATION AND DISPERSION CONDITIONS THROUGH 
TUESDAY. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL REMAIN HIGH WITH DRIZZLE AND 
FOG...AND MORE IN THE WAY OF TANGIBLE WETTING PRECIPITATION TONIGHT.

WIDESPREAD RAINFALL WILL DEVELOP TUESDAY NIGHT AS A DEEP LOW 
PRESSURE SYSTEM LIFTS NORTHWARD FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO. THE LOW 
WILL DRAG A VERY STRONG COLD FRONT THROUGH THE AREA ON WEDNESDAY 
EVENING...BRINGING LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND GUSTY WINDS TO THE AREA.  
HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD OVER THE EASTERN UNITED STATES WITH 
FAIR AND SEASONABLE WEATHER THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.

&&

VAZ007-230915-
TAZEWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TAZEWELL
336 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         NONE         RAIN         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     50           0            100          100          
MIN/MAX TEMP          37           58           45           62           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          66           100          76           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SE  6        SE  6        SE  6        S  8         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SE  6        S  6         SE  7        SW  9G18     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.00         0.57         0.22         
PRECIP DURATION       1                         9            12           
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM                      6 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            6 AM                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2270                      2280         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  9                      S 25         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 20430                     57000        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       9 POOR       8 POOR       31 FAIR      
ADI LATE              8 POOR       10 POOR      9 POOR       41 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            8            6            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        8            5            8            4            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
30S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. WARMER. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 72 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS AROUND 40. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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