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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
337 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 1 AM EST
MONDAY

.DISCUSSION...

VERY POOR BURNING CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL TODAY AS A WARM FRONT
SPREADS WETTING RAIN NORTHWARD THROUGH THE AREA BY EARLY THIS 
AFTERNOON. IT WILL ALSO BECOME QUITE WINDY AS SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS 
GUSTS TO NEAR 50MPH ACROSS THE MOUNTAIN EMPIRE REGION OF VIRGINIA...
AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS WEST OF
THE BLUE RIDGE. CONTINUED WINDY ON MONDAY AS WINDS BECOME SOUTHWESTERLY
AND HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN WITH COOLER WEATHER FOR MIDWEEK.

&&

VAZ018-232130-
CRAIG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW CASTLE
337 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           90           30           
MAX/MIN TEMP          52           43           67           
MIN/MAX RH %          54           100          55           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  3         SE  7        S  9G26      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SE  6        S  6         SW 13G27     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.17         0.50         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       3            7            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          12 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   10 AM        
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2270                      4030         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE 21                     SW 43        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    47670                     173290       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       15 GEN POOR  57 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              32 FAIR      11 POOR      97 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            8            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            8            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM
RH 65 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS AROUND 40. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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