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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
340 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...

...LOW HUMIDITY THIS EVENING...

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE MID ATLANTIC REGION WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST AND 
OFFSHORE BY MORNING. LOW PRESSURE WAS DEVELOPING OVER THE CENTRAL 
ROCKIES AND WILL TRACK INTO THE OHIO VALLEY SUNDAY NIGHT THEN OFF 
THE NEW JERSEY COAST ON MONDAY. A WIDESPREAD WETTING RAIN IS EXPECTED 
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING. ONE QUARTER TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN 
INCH OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE. 

THIS SYSTEM WILL PUSH A COLD FRONT THROUGH OUR REGION ON SUNDAY NIGHT
...WHICH WILL BE FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY. STRONG 
GUSTY WINDS ARE LIKELY ON MONDAY. WINDS WILL DIMINISH MONDAY NIGHT AND 
TUESDAY. 

&&

VAZ032-010915-
PATRICK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STUART
340 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           100          50           
MIN/MAX TEMP          25           47           39           49           
MAX/MIN RH %          66           34           97           38           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  4G17      W  7G23      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  4         SW  5G19     NW 15G33     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.27         0.04         
PRECIP DURATION                    0            8            1            
PRECIP BEGIN                       3 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   10 AM        
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3130                      4610         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 25                     W 30         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 78250                     138300       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3            2            
ADI EARLY             7 POOR       24 FAIR      22 FAIR      63 GOOD      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  52 GEN GOOD  11 POOR      89 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 20.
HIGHS AROUND 40. MINIMUM RH 28 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...CLOUDY...COLDER. LOWS AROUND 30.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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