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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
339 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WITH MORE COLD AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE OHIO VALLEY ON FRIDAY
THEN DOWN THE EAST SLOPES OF THE APPALACHIANS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. 
WARMER AIR STARTS TO RETURN SUNDAY AND MONDAY. AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT
WILL BRING A CHANCE FOR RAIN AND SNOW TO THE AREA ON SUNDAY NIGHT AND 
MONDAY. MORE WET WEATHER IS EXPECTED TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.  

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VAZ010-270930-
BLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLAND
339 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW SHOWERS FLURRIES     NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           20           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          15           22           6            29           
MAX/MIN RH %          89           61           93           57           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  4        NW  7        NW  4        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  5        NW  7        LGT/VAR      S  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       2            2                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING                             
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   6 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3620                      2580         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 13                     S  7         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 47060                     18060        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            2            4            3            
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       43 GEN GOOD  10 POOR      15 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              24 FAIR      34 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  13 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            4            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            3            5            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH
75 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 76 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 77 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 78 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN. COLDER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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


 

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