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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.  

&&

VAZ013-270930-
PULASKI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RADFORD...PULASKI
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 (%)     20           20           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          19           25           8            30           
MAX/MIN RH %          83           58           83           56           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  3        NW  6        NW  4        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  4        NW  7        LGT/VAR      S  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            2                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM         CONTINUING                             
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   6 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3710                      2240         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 13                     S  6         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 48230                     13440        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            2            4            3            
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       46 GEN GOOD  9 POOR       16 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              14 GEN POOR  36 FAIR      7 POOR       13 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            4            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS AROUND 40. MINIMUM RH 74 PERCENT. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH
72 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH
78 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS
AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 77 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH
63 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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


 

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