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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
330 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLIDE EAST INTO THE ATLANTIC TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY. 
THEN...A STORM SYSTEM MOVING NORTHWARD THROUGH THE MISSISSIPPI 
VALLEY WILL PUSH A WARM FRONT INTO THE APPALACHIANS AND CENTRAL MID 
ATLANTIC REGION...BRINGING WET AND WINDY CONDITIONS TO THE AREA BY 
SUNDAY AFTERNOON. RAIN CONTINUES INTO SUNDAY NIGHT WITH THE HIGHEST
RAINFALL AMOUNTS ALONG THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS. 
WARM AND BREEZY BUT GENERALLY DRY FOR MONDAY...BEFORE A COLD 
FRONT MOVES THROUGH TUESDAY...RETURNING TEMPERATURES TO BELOW NORMAL 
FOR THE REST OF NEXT WEEK.

&&

VAZ014-230915-
MONTGOMERY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLACKSBURG
330 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            90           100          20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          29           51           45           67           
MAX/MIN RH %          81           60           100          59           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  3         S  4         SE 10G18     S 10G20      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  3         SE  8        S  9         SW 12G22     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.19         0.51         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION                    4            8            1            
PRECIP BEGIN                       8 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2840                      4710         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 23                      N 37         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 65320                     174270       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  11 POOR      21 FAIR      52 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  40 FAIR      14 GEN POOR  99 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            4            5            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            3            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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