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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
430 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.DISCUSSION...
GUSTY WINDS WILL STEADILY SUBSIDE TODAY...AHEAD OF AN CLIPPER 
SYSTEMS THAT WILL MOVE FROM THE UPPER MIDWEST INTO THE OHIO VALLEY 
TODAY...THEN CROSS THE CENTRAL APPALACHIANS TONIGHT AND MONDAY. 
THIS WILL BRING SOME LIGHT PRECIPITATION MAINLY IN THE FORM OF RAIN 
TO MOST LOCATIONS...WITH LIGHT SNOW AT THE VERY HIGHEST ELEVATIONS 
THROUGH MONDAY. COLDER AND BLUSTERY CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR BEHIND 
THIS SYSTEM INTO MIDWEEK.
 
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VAZ016-252115-
CARROLL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALAX
430 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            60           60           
MAX/MIN TEMP          47           34           42           
MIN/MAX RH %          51           91           70           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  6         S  6         W  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  7         SW  3        NW  7G18     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.08         0.04         
PRECIP DURATION                    4            3            
PRECIP BEGIN                       8 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   6 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3490                      3900         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 20                      NW 14        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    69800                     54600        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             20 GEN POOR  29 FAIR      29 FAIR      
ADI LATE              43 GEN GOOD  16 GEN POOR  44 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. MINIMUM RH
61 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.

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


 

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