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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
340 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...

...LOW HUMIDITY THIS EVENING...

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE MID ATLANTIC REGION WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST AND 
OFFSHORE BY MORNING. LOW PRESSURE WAS DEVELOPING OVER THE CENTRAL 
ROCKIES AND WILL TRACK INTO THE OHIO VALLEY SUNDAY NIGHT THEN OFF 
THE NEW JERSEY COAST ON MONDAY. A WIDESPREAD WETTING RAIN IS EXPECTED 
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING. ONE QUARTER TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN 
INCH OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE. 

THIS SYSTEM WILL PUSH A COLD FRONT THROUGH OUR REGION ON SUNDAY NIGHT
...WHICH WILL BE FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY. STRONG 
GUSTY WINDS ARE LIKELY ON MONDAY. WINDS WILL DIMINISH MONDAY NIGHT AND 
TUESDAY. 

&&

VAZ017-010915-
FLOYD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLOYD
340 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           100          40           
MIN/MAX TEMP          23           43           36           42           
MAX/MIN RH %          57           35           100          43           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  3         LGT/VAR      S  7G18      W 11G23      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  7         SW  9G20     NW 17G35     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.29         0.04         
PRECIP DURATION                    0            8            2            
PRECIP BEGIN                       3 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2140                      3390         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 28                     W 37         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 59920                     125430       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3            2            
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       12 POOR      28 FAIR      65 GOOD      
ADI LATE              7 POOR       44 GEN GOOD  13 GEN POOR  97 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            4            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 16.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. MINIMUM RH 32 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 20 TO
25 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. NOT AS COOL. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS IN
THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 30S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS
AROUND 40. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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