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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
351 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A FAST MOVING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL BRING MORE PRECIPITATION
TO THE REGION TONIGHT INTO TOMORROW...MAINLY IN THE FORM OF SNOW
WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE AND RAIN TO THE EAST. UPSLOPE SNOW SHOWERS
WILL THEN CONTINUE ALONG THE FAR WESTERN SLOPES OF THE RIDGE
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN...BRINGING
QUIET WEATHER TO THE FORECAST THROUGH SATURDAY. A WEAK FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST AND BRING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BACK TO
THE FORECAST AS WE CLOSE OUT THE WEEKEND AND HEAD INTO THE NEW
WORKWEEK.

&&

VAZ032-270930-
PATRICK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STUART
351 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           FRZ RAIN     SNOW/RAIN    NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           30           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          31           44           23           42           
MAX/MIN RH %          98           55           76           42           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      NW  5        NW  7        NW  5        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NW  8        NW  6        W  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.05         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            2                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          12 AM        CONTINUING                             
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   4 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5520                      3250         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 20                     NW  7        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 110400                    22750        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             2 VERY POOR  37 FAIR      17 GEN POOR  40 FAIR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  88 GOOD      17 GEN POOR  25 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            6            3            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        7            1            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. WARMER. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. COOLER. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH
51 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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