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

.DISCUSSION...
FAIR WITH A WARMING TREND THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE 
WILL REMAIN OVER THE REGION TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY...BEFORE SLIPPING 
OFF TO OUR SOUTHEAST. MAIN FIRE WEATHER CONCERN IS INCREASING 
SOUTHWEST WIND BECOMING GUSTY BY SUNDAY...MAINLY AT THE HIGHER 
ELEVATIONS WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE. A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL 
THEN MOVE THROUGH THE REGION LATE MONDAY INTO MONDAY NIGHT...BRINGING 
PRECIPITATION AND A BRIEF COOL DOWN FOR TUESDAY...FOLLOWED BY 
SEASONABLE WEATHER BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

&&

VAZ024-290915-
ROCKBRIDGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA
340 PM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          22           46           31           59           
MAX/MIN RH %          84           54           98           60           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  6        SW  8G17     
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  6         SW  7        SW  9G18     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2560                      3520         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 18                      SW 23        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 46080                     80960        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            2            
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  10 POOR      12 POOR      28 FAIR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  44 GEN GOOD  7 POOR       53 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            7            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND FREEZING RAIN. MUCH COLDER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
FREEZING RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM
RH 76 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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