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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
347 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.DISCUSSION...
SNOW SHOWERS WILL PASS ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS THIS MORNING...CHANGING TO 
RAIN IN THE WARMER AIR OVER THE SOUTHSIDE...AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM 
PASSES ACROSS THE APPALACHIANS FOR THE COAST DURING THE MORNING AND 
AFTERNOON. PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN LIGHT. GUSTY 
WEST WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THE PASSAGE OF THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM 
WITH GUSTS RANGING FROM 20 TO 25 MPH...POSSIBLY A FEW 30 MPH GUSTS. 
UPSLOPE SNOW SHOWERS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE DAY IN THE WEST...AND 
WILL END FRIDAY MORNING AS HIGH PRESSURE PASSES OVERHEAD. SOUTHERLY 
WINDS WILL RETURN FOR SATURDAY...BRINGING A WARM UP FOR THE WEEKEND. 

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VAZ015-272130-
GRAYSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INDEPENDENCE...WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...
VOLNEY
347 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW         FLURRIES     NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     50           0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          38           17           37           
MIN/MAX RH %          53           86           40           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  7G17     NW 13G25     NW  7        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW 13G25     NW 10G19     W  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       2                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                                   
PRECIP END            6 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5110                      2780         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 26                     NW 23        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    132860                    63940        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               GOOD                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            
ADI EARLY             54 GEN GOOD  44 GEN GOOD  60 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              76 GOOD      40 FAIR      39 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            2            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
60 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM
RH 52 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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