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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
339 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WITH MORE COLD AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE OHIO VALLEY ON FRIDAY
THEN DOWN THE EAST SLOPES OF THE APPALACHIANS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. 
WARMER AIR STARTS TO RETURN SUNDAY AND MONDAY. AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT
WILL BRING A CHANCE FOR RAIN AND SNOW TO THE AREA ON SUNDAY NIGHT AND 
MONDAY. MORE WET WEATHER IS EXPECTED TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.  

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VAZ019-270930-
ALLEGHANY VA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON
339 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW SHOWERS FLURRIES     NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           20           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          17           28           1            27           
MAX/MIN RH %          85           47           77           47           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  4         NW  7        NW  4        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  5        NW  7        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       2            2                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING                             
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   6 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4720                      2710         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 14                     SE  6        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 66080                     16260        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            2            4            3            
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       46 GEN GOOD  10 POOR      13 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              13 GEN POOR  50 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  12 POOR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            3            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            3            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW
AND RAIN. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH
73 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH
65 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY AND A CHANCE
OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH
79 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...SNOW WITH RAIN LIKELY. WARMER.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
70 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH
60 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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


 

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