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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
330 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLIDE EAST INTO THE ATLANTIC TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY. 
THEN...A STORM SYSTEM MOVING NORTHWARD THROUGH THE MISSISSIPPI 
VALLEY WILL PUSH A WARM FRONT INTO THE APPALACHIANS AND CENTRAL MID 
ATLANTIC REGION...BRINGING WET AND WINDY CONDITIONS TO THE AREA BY 
SUNDAY AFTERNOON. RAIN CONTINUES INTO SUNDAY NIGHT WITH THE HIGHEST
RAINFALL AMOUNTS ALONG THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS. 
WARM AND BREEZY BUT GENERALLY DRY FOR MONDAY...BEFORE A COLD 
FRONT MOVES THROUGH TUESDAY...RETURNING TEMPERATURES TO BELOW NORMAL 
FOR THE REST OF NEXT WEEK.

&&

VAZ023-230915-
BOTETOURT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FINCASTLE
330 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            80           100          30           
MIN/MAX TEMP          30           52           45           69           
MAX/MIN RH %          78           59           100          58           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      S  3         SE  8G18     S  9G19      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SE  5        S  8G17      SW 13G22     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.14         0.56         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION                    4            9            1            
PRECIP BEGIN                       8 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2670                      4180         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 18                      N 32         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 48060                     133760       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  6 VERY POOR  15 GEN POOR  45 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  31 FAIR      9 POOR       84 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            6            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            3            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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