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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
351 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...
COLD HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE WEST TODAY BRINGING 
DRIER AIR ALONG WITH DIMINISHING NORTHWEST WINDS THIS AFTERNOON. AS
THE HIGH SLIDES TO THE COAST AND OFFSHORE DURING THE WEEKEND...
WINDS WILL TURN MORE SOUTHWEST AND GRADUALLY INCREASE ESPECIALLY
BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON. HUMIDITY LEVELS SHOULD REMAIN LOW INTO SATURDAY
BEFORE SLOWLY INCREASING SUNDAY INTO MONDAY AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT
SLIDING IN FROM THE NORTHWEST. THIS FRONT LOOKS TO BRING THE
NEXT CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY LATE MONDAY OR TUESDAY.

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VAZ024-282130-
ROCKBRIDGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA
351 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          35           23           48           
MIN/MAX RH %          50           83           50           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  6         LGT/VAR      SW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  5         LGT/VAR      SW  6        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3570                      2500         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 14                     S 16         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    49980                     40000        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             42 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  10 POOR      
ADI LATE              35 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  36 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
65 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. 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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