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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
422 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM DEVELOPING OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO WILL
MOVE NORTHEAST AND INTENSIFY ALONG THE ATLANTIC COAST LATE TONIGHT
INTO WEDNESDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING ACCUMULATING SNOW TO THE
MOUNTAINS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...WITH A COLD
RAIN OR RAIN CHANGING TO SNOW WITH LITTLE TO NO SNOWFALL 
ACCUMULATIONS OVER THE PIEDMONT.

ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE FOLLOWING THIS SYSTEM COULD RESULT 
IN ANOTHER PERIOD OF LIGHT SNOW WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY THURSDAY 
BEFORE MUCH DRIER AND WARMER AIR ARRIVES OVER THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY 
NEXT WEEK.

&&

VAZ016-260915-
CARROLL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALAX
422 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     100          100          60           40           
MIN/MAX TEMP          34           39           26           40           
MAX/MIN RH %          92           78           98           55           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      N  3         LGT/VAR      W  5         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) N  4         NW  3        LGT/VAR      NW  9G17     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.46         0.44         0.10         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION       6            8            4            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3940                      5520         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 15                     NW 20        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 59100                     110400       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             3 VERY POOR  28 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  39 FAIR      
ADI LATE              19 GEN POOR  35 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  64 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            7            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            4            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. NOT AS COOL. LOWS IN
THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 63 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 69 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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