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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
303 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH THROUGH THE REGION THIS EVENING INTO 
TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. LOW PRESSURE OVER 
THE CENTRAL PLAINS WILL TRACK INTO SOUTHEAST CANADA AND WILL PUSH A 
COLD FRONT INTO THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY. COLDER AIR BEHIND THE FRONT 
WILL ALLOW FOR A TRANSITION FROM RAIN TO SLEET TO SNOW WEDNESDAY 
NIGHT AND THURSDAY. AT THIS TIME...IT APPEARS THE HIGHER ACCUMULATIONS 
ARE GOING TO STAY NORTH OF INTERSTATE 64...AND ESPECIALLY ALONG THE 
RIDGES. THE SNOW CLEARS OUT BY LATE IN THE DAY THURSDAY.

DRY HIGH PRESSURE ARRIVES ON FRIDAY...AND CONTINUES THROUGH THE START
OF THE WEEKEND. 

&&

VAZ045-040930-
CAMPBELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LYNCHBURG
303 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         SNOW/RAIN    
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           60           100          100          
MIN/MAX TEMP          36           62           35           37           
MAX/MIN RH %          99           68           100          66           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  6         SW  8        NW  3        N  9         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  8        W  6         N  6         N  8         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.06         0.47         0.54         
PRECIP DURATION       2            3            11           10           
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1630                      2610         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 12                     NE 23        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 19560                     60030        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2            2            
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  18 GEN POOR  13 GEN POOR  42 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              10 POOR      18 GEN POOR  25 FAIR      37 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            6            6            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        8            4            5            4            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 30S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. NOT AS COOL. LOWS
AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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