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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
330 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLIDE EAST INTO THE ATLANTIC TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY. 
THEN...A STORM SYSTEM MOVING NORTHWARD THROUGH THE MISSISSIPPI 
VALLEY WILL PUSH A WARM FRONT INTO THE APPALACHIANS AND CENTRAL MID 
ATLANTIC REGION...BRINGING WET AND WINDY CONDITIONS TO THE AREA BY 
SUNDAY AFTERNOON. RAIN CONTINUES INTO SUNDAY NIGHT WITH THE HIGHEST
RAINFALL AMOUNTS ALONG THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS. 
WARM AND BREEZY BUT GENERALLY DRY FOR MONDAY...BEFORE A COLD 
FRONT MOVES THROUGH TUESDAY...RETURNING TEMPERATURES TO BELOW NORMAL 
FOR THE REST OF NEXT WEEK.

&&

VAZ034-230915-
BEDFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BEDFORD
330 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            80           100          20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          30           51           46           72           
MAX/MIN RH %          76           59           100          60           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  3         S  3         SE  9G18     S 10G19      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SE  6        S 10G17      SW 13G22     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.16         0.82         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION                    4            9            1            
PRECIP BEGIN                       8 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2110                      3800         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 10                      N 36         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 21100                     136800       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            2            3            
ADI EARLY             7 POOR       7 POOR       13 GEN POOR  39 FAIR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  15 GEN POOR  11 POOR      93 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            6            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            4            7            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW. COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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