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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
522 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...
LOW PRESSURE OVER VIRGINIA WILL DEVELOP INTO A MAJOR WINTER STORM
AS IT MOVES NORTHEAST ALONG THE NEW ENGLAND COAST TONIGHT AND
TUESDAY. THIS STORM WILL INFLUENCE OUR WEATHER THROUGH TUESDAY
WITH MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS.

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VAZ007-270945-
TAZEWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TAZEWELL
522 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW         SNOW SHOWERS FLURRIES     NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     60           30           20           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          17           31           13           36           
MAX/MIN RH %          95           53           87           37           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW 10G24     W  8G22      NW  9G24     NW  5G17     
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  9G23     NW 11G23     NW  7G21     NW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       4            2            2                         
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3200                      2410         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 23                     NW  7        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 73600                     16870        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            3            2            4            
ADI EARLY             37 FAIR      44 GEN GOOD  33 FAIR      30 FAIR      
ADI LATE              32 FAIR      52 GEN GOOD  28 FAIR      21 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW AND RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY. COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
30S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. MINIMUM RH
63 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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


 

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