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

.DISCUSSION...
WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO STAY UP TONIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS 
AND COLDER AIR MOVING IN KEEPS A DEEPER MIXED LAYER OVER THE 
REGION...AND GENERATES SOME SNOW SHOWERS ALONG THE FAR WESTERN 
SLOPES OF THE BLUE RIDGE. QUIET AND DRY WEATHER IS ON TAP FOR 
THE WEEKEND...BUT CONDITIONS WILL GET WINDY FOR SUNDAY AND SUNDAY 
NIGHT...ESPECIALLY ON THE RIDGES...AS HIGH PRESSURE SLIDES OFF TO 
OUR SOUTHEAST AND LOW LEVEL WINDS INCREASE ON THE BACK SIDE OF THE 
HIGH FROM THE SOUTHWEST.

&&

VAZ016-280930-
CARROLL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALAX
312 PM EST THU NOV 27 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          20           36           26           48           
MAX/MIN RH %          79           44           82           52           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  9        NW  8        LGT/VAR      SW  4        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  9        NW  5        SW  3        SW  6        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3220                      2360         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 22                     S 16         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 70840                     37760        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             42 GEN GOOD  59 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  8 POOR       
ADI LATE              37 FAIR      32 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  29 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. COOLER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
70 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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