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

.DISCUSSION...
SNOW SHOWERS WILL PASS ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS THIS MORNING...CHANGING TO 
RAIN IN THE WARMER AIR OVER THE SOUTHSIDE...AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM 
PASSES ACROSS THE APPALACHIANS FOR THE COAST DURING THE MORNING AND 
AFTERNOON. PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN LIGHT. GUSTY 
WEST WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THE PASSAGE OF THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM 
WITH GUSTS RANGING FROM 20 TO 25 MPH...POSSIBLY A FEW 30 MPH GUSTS. 
UPSLOPE SNOW SHOWERS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE DAY IN THE WEST...AND 
WILL END FRIDAY MORNING AS HIGH PRESSURE PASSES OVERHEAD. SOUTHERLY 
WINDS WILL RETURN FOR SATURDAY...BRINGING A WARM UP FOR THE WEEKEND. 

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VAZ019-272130-
ALLEGHANY VA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON
347 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          41           20           36           
MIN/MAX RH %          57           88           48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  3        NW  8        NW  6        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  9G17     NW  7        W  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                                   
PRECIP END            6 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6160                      3740         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 22                     NW 20        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    135520                    74800        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            
ADI EARLY             40 FAIR      37 FAIR      56 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              71 GOOD      20 GEN POOR  42 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            3            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WARMER. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. COOLER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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