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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1109 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING
WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT

.DISCUSSION...

...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS INTO THIS EVENING...

STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST IN THE WAKE OF A PASSING
COLD FRONT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON OR EVENING. WIND
GUSTS TO 50 OR 55 MPH WILL OCCUR OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND AROUND 
40 MPH EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS
OUR REGION TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...FOLLOWED BY AN AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE WHICH WILL MOVE FROM TEXAS SUNDAY...TO THE MID ATLANTIC
COAST BY MONDAY.

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VAZ034-302115-
BEDFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BEDFORD
1109 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          41           18           42           
MIN/MAX RH %          30           50           25           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW 13G34     NW 11G30     W  4         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW 17G37     W  5G19      W  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5760                      3150         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 33                     W 14         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    190080                    44100        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             102 VERY GOOD41 GEN GOOD  26 FAIR      
ADI LATE              104 VERY GOOD13 GEN POOR  41 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       1            2            2            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            2            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH
46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. MINIMUM RH
45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.

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


 

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