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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
347 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.DISCUSSION...
SNOW SHOWERS WILL PASS ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS THIS MORNING...CHANGING TO 
RAIN IN THE WARMER AIR OVER THE SOUTHSIDE...AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM 
PASSES ACROSS THE APPALACHIANS FOR THE COAST DURING THE MORNING AND 
AFTERNOON. PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN LIGHT. GUSTY 
WEST WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THE PASSAGE OF THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM 
WITH GUSTS RANGING FROM 20 TO 25 MPH...POSSIBLY A FEW 30 MPH GUSTS. 
UPSLOPE SNOW SHOWERS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE DAY IN THE WEST...AND 
WILL END FRIDAY MORNING AS HIGH PRESSURE PASSES OVERHEAD. SOUTHERLY 
WINDS WILL RETURN FOR SATURDAY...BRINGING A WARM UP FOR THE WEEKEND. 

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VAZ033-272130-
FRANKLIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKY MOUNT
347 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW/FZ RA   NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          46           24           42           
MIN/MAX RH %          47           76           41           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N  4         NW  8        NW  6        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  9G19     NW  7        W  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                                   
PRECIP END            12 PM                                  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5480                      3390         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 18                     NW 12        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    98640                     40680        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            2            4            
ADI EARLY             29 FAIR      17 GEN POOR  51 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              69 GOOD      16 GEN POOR  43 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            2            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. WARMER. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
COOLER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH
50 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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