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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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VAZ033-282130-
FRANKLIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKY MOUNT
351 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          39           25           50           
MIN/MAX RH %          40           78           44           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  7        LGT/VAR      S  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  5        LGT/VAR      S  6         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3240                      2230         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 16                     SW 20        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    51840                     44600        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4            
ADI EARLY             50 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  24 FAIR      
ADI LATE              40 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  45 GEN GOOD  
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 AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
COOLER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH
58 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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